John Hillhouse

John Hillhouse is an Emeritus Geophysicist at Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center. He received a M.S. and Ph.D degrees from Stanford University in Geophysics. Since joining the USGS in 1973, he has devoted his career to studying geology/geophysics and specializes in paleomagnetism. He retired from full-time duty in 2012.


    Recent Accomplishments


    • Ph.D., Geophysics, Stanford University, 1976
    • M.S., Geophysics, Stanford University, 1973
    • A.B., Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, 1971

    Professional Studies/Experience

    • 1973-2012 USGS


    Professional societies/affiliations/committees/editorial boards

    • American Geophysical Union
    • Geological Society of America

    Honors, awards, recognition, elected offices

    Scientific/Oral Presentations, Abstracts