Erin Benson is a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow with the GMEG Science Center in Spokane, WA. Erin received an MSc in Earth Science from Indiana University Bloomington in 2018 and a PhD from Duke University in 2022. Since joining the USGS in 2022, she has used isotopes and mineral chemistry to study magmatic ore deposits.
2022 - Present, Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow, Geology Minerals Energy and Geophysics Science Center, Spokane, WA.
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Earth and Climate Science, Duke University, 2022
M.Sc., Earth and Atmospheric Science, Indiana University Bloomington, 2018
B.Sc., Geology, Western Washington University, 2016