Jay Quade is Professor of Geosciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He received his degrees in geology at the University of New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, in addition to two years of post-doctoral study in Canberra, Australia. Quade’s training is in geochemistry and radiometric dating, and his research focuses on paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental reconstruction, especially in the recent geologic record. He has conducted his geochemical research on all continents except Antarctica, including recent geologic research in the Andes and Tibet, and on the paleoenviromental context of early humans in East Africa. He is currently serving as interim chair of Geosciences.
This event is sponsored by FreeThought Arizona and will be held at DuVal auditorium.