Geoscience | Research | Education

About Me

My name is Kevin, and I am a sedimentologist/stratigrapher pursuing a Ph.D. with Becky Dorsey at the University of Oregon. My research is focused primarily on late Miocene to Pleistocene, tectonically active sedimentary basins in the southwest United States and Mexico’s Baja peninsula. For more detail about my research interests and projects please visit my research page.

Outside of geology my time is spent doing a variety of activities in and around the Eugene area with my friends and loved ones. Staying active is very important to me, so I train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu throughout the week and cycle whenever I can. My other hobbies include climbing mountains and backpacking with fellow researchers Larry Syu-Heng Lai and Adrian Broz. 

I am here tracing the history of the earth itself, from its own monuments.

Jean André de Luc

Field Assistant Position

Attention undergraduate geology majors: I am searching for a field assistant to join me in Winter 2021 (Jan-March) in Baja California, Mexico. The work is a part a larger project investigating the effects of geologic processes, and climate on evolution on the Baja Peninsula.

Fieldwork will involve geologic mapping, measuring stratigraphic sections, collecting paleoenvironmental data, and other tasks. Most nights will be spent camping in a desert setting, with occasional nights spent in town. This position does not have a stipend; travel, lodging, and food costs will be covered.

This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate geology majors to gain in-field research experience as a part of a large, multi-disciplinary project. This experience can be a boost to both graduate school and job applications. Throughout the field season you will learn skills that will place you ahead of the pack in field camp, or sharpen up your techniques before heading to graduate school!

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your email below! During Summer 2020 I will reach out to you with a detailed information sheet regarding the project and logistics, as well as a link to the short application. I will notify you no later than November 15th, 2020 regarding your application.