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Jamey Jones

Jamey is an Associate Center Director for Geology for the Alaska Science Center.

His research is focused on the bedrock geology, tectonic evolution, and mineral resources of Alaska and western North America. He specializes in field geology, structural geology, metamorphic petrology, and U-Pb geochronology. USGS areas of focus include the Mineral Resources Program and the National Cooperative Mapping Program.  Past and ongoing projects are also focused on the Precambrian tectonic evolution of the southwestern United States.

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Present  Associate Center Director for Geology, USGS Alaska Science Center

  • 2011 - 2022       Research Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center

  • 2005 - 2011       Professor, University of Minnesota Morris and University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  2005   University of Texas at Austin   Geology

  • M.S.   1999    University of Wyoming   Geology

  • B.S.    1997    University of the South   Geology

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