Jamey Jones

Biography

Jamey Jones is a Research Geologist with the USGS Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, Alaska. 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. Jones joined the survey in 2011 following 6 years as a professor at the University of Minnesota Morris and University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Past and ongoing projects are also focused on the Precambrian tectonic evolution of the southwestern United States. Jones received his B.S. in Geology from the University of the South (1997), his M.S. in Geology from the University of Wyoming (1999), and his Ph.D. in Geology from The University of Texas at Austin (2005).