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.


Professional Experience: 

  • 1973-2012 USGS


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


  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America