Tom Tobin

Assistant Professor

  • (205) 348-1878
  • Bevill 2038


BA, Macalester College, 2008

PhD, University of Washington, 2014

Courses Taught

GEO 102, GEO 367

Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interests

This page is currently under development, it’s my first year here.

My personal website is more comprehensive

My research focuses on understanding major mass extinctions in earth history by employing multiple geologic skillsets to the same field area and questions. My work has primarily involved stable isotope geochemistry and paleontology, in addition to a component of magnetostratigraphic analysis. Field work is an essential component of my studies, and my current field sites are on the Antarctic Peninsula and in eastern Montana focusing on the end Cretaceous mass extinction.

I am looking for motivated students with interests in paleontology and stable isotope geochemistry to begin in Summer/Fall 2016. If that is you, send me an email!