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Kevin B Jones, PhD

Kevin Jones is a RGE/EDGE Senior Scientist in the USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity.

Professional Experience

  • RGE/EDGE Senior Scientist, USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity, Reston, Virginia, 2022–present

  • Staff Scientist, USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity, Reston, Virginia, 2018–2021

  • Research Geologist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, Virginia, 2013–2018

  • Geologist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, Virginia, 2009–2013

  • GeoSciML/GIS Web Developer, Arizona Geological Survey, Tucson, 2008–2009 

  • Public Program Specialist, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, Arizona, 2007–2009

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and Geosciences Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2006–2009

  • Graduate Research Fellow, Assistant, and Associate, NSF–Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility, Tucson, 2003–2008

  • Archaeomagnetic Analyst, Statistical Research, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, 2003–2007

  • GeoCorps Geologist Intern, Gila National Forest, Silver City, New Mexico, 2003

  • Digital Analyst/Editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2002–2003

  • Contract Geologic Cartographer, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, Charlottesville, 1994–2002

  • GIS Team Leader, Terralogic, Inc., Charlottesville, Virginia, 2001–2002

  • Archaeological Field Assistant, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2000–2001

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1997–2001

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Planetary Geosciences Group, Geology Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1996–1997

  • Research Intern, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas, 1996

  • Research Intern, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, 1994

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Geosciences, National Science Foundation IGERT Archaeological Sciences Program, University of Arizona, 2009

  • M.S. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, 2002

  • M.S. Planetary Geosciences, Brown University, 1998

  • B.S. Geology, College of William & Mary, 1996

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