Ronald Litwin

Biography

Ron Litwin has been a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey since 1986. He works on the biostratigraphy, paleoclimate, and paleoecology of the Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Blue Ridge, Midcontinent, Colorado Plateau, Basin and Range, and Sierra Nevada using fossil pollen and spores. He is located in the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center.

 

Education

B.S., 1977, Biology, The Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D., 1986, Geology, The Pennsylvania State University

 

Career Experience

1973-1977           (summers)  Field Assistant, Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History (PA) and Milwaukee Public Museum (WI)

1977-1979           Curatorial Assistant, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh, PA)

1986- present     Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

 

Professional Memberships

Sigma Xi

Geological Society of America

AASP- The Palynological Society