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Lincoln S. Hollister
Professor of Geosciences (Petrology)

Department of Geosciences
411 Guyot Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Phone: (609) 258-4106

Curriculum Vitae 

Degrees: A.B., Harvard College, 1961 (Geology); Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1966 (Geology and Geochemistry)

Areas of Specialization:
Petrological and field studies in British Columbia and Alaska continuously since 1963; Co-investigator and Principal Investigator in lunar program 1969-1978; contributions towards understanding petrologic significance of compositional zoning in minerals, interpretation of fluid inclusions in metamorphic rocks, tectonic implications of metamorphic processes, origin and evolution of continental crust.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, UCLA, 1966-1969
Visiting Assistant Professor, Princeton University, 1968
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1969-1971
Associate Professor, Princeton University, 1971-1976
NATO Postdoctoral Fellow to C.R.P.G., Nancy, France, 1972-73
Professor, Princeton University, 1976-present
Visiting Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Vancouver, Spring, 1980
Visiting Professor, Rand Afrikaans Universitaat, South Africa, March, 1985
Guest Lecturer, IMP-ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 1987-88
Geologist, Alaskan Branch, U.S. Geological Survey, 1985-87
Lecturer, University of Turin (Italy), 1987-1985
Lecturer, Siena (Italy) Summer School, 1988, 1989, 1990

Honors and Awards:
   NASA Group Achievement Award, 1973
   Past Presidents’ Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada, 1990
   Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America
   Fellow, Geological Society of America
   Bellagio Residency, Rockefeller Foundation  (May 17 – June 17, 2005)

Panels and Committees:
Lunar Sample Review Panel, 1972-1975; NSF panel on Graduate Fellowships, 1976-76; Mineralogical Society of America Committee on officers (1976, 1984), on publication (1977-78; Chairman,1978), for Roebling Medal (1985); Mineralogical Association of Canada Council (1982-1985) and Hawley award Committee (1985; 1990, chm); AGU Committee for VGP award (1984-86; Chairman, 1985); International Committee on the Lithosphere (1982-1984); AGU Public Affairs Committee (1986-88); Review Committee, Department of Geology, University of Maryland (1985); Associate Editor, GSA Bulletin (1982-88), Metamorphic Geology (1983-1993), Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen (1988- 1998); Canadian Mineralogist (1990-1993).

Undergraduate and graduate courses in igneous and metamorphic petrology, crystal chemistry, optical mineralogy, field geology, operation of the electron microprobe, lunar evolution, evolution of the continental crust, and tectonics.

Invited seminars and lectures:

At domestic colleges and universities (including Canada):
Universities of California at Berkeley (2), Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Davis (2); Universities of Washington (3), British Columbia (4), Alabama, Colorado, Calgary, North Carolina, Wyoming (2), Southern California, and Connecticut; Virginia Polytechnic Institute (2); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MIT (2); Duke, Harvard (2), Yale, Cornell (2), Brown, McMaster, Rutgers (4), Columbia (3), Johns Hopkins, Southern Methodist, Washington, SUNY-Albany, University of Binghamton, Stanford University; Lafayette and Bryn Mawr Colleges; University of Arizona, University of Texas at El Paso.

At government and industrial laboratories:
U.S. Geological Survey (2), Carnegie Institute of Washington, Geological Survey of Canada (2), Pacific Geoscience Centre, Los Alamos, Sandia, and Woods Hole; Geological Society of Washington (2).

Hebrew University, Ruhr University, Ecole Polytechnique at Nancy, France, University of Paris, University of Glasgow, Rand Afrikaans University (2), University of Capetown, Geological Society of Southwest Africa (Windhoek), Centre Rescherche Petrologique et Geochimique (Nancy, France); ETH, Zurich (4); University of Turin, Italy (2); University of Siena, Italy (3); University of Rennes; Sherubtse College, Bhutan; University of Freiburg; University of Sydney, Charles University (CTS), Prague.

Supervised Ph.D. theses completed: 20
T. Loomis, W. Maresch, G. Woodsworth, A. Lappin, L. Ashwal, C. Kenah, R. Burruss, J. Grambling, S. Bergman, B. Douglas, M. L. Hill, J. Sisson, J. Crisp, B. J. Wanamaker, H. Stowell,  C. Davidson, D. Thompson, H. Cohen, Triparna Das, Chris Andronicos. 

External Ph.D. thesis committees:
S.K.Dobos, 1978, Macquarie University, New South Wales,, Australia.
K.-W. Kasch, 1981, University of Capetown, South Africa.
E. W. Sawyer, 1984, University of Toronto, Canada.
C. Ramboz, 1988, C.R.P.G., Nancy, France.
Prakash Narasimha K.N., 1992, University of Mysore, India.
Dominique Chardon, 1996, Rennes, France
Eric Beam, 1996, University of Texas, Austin
Guiseppi Biino, 1996, Univ. of Freiberg, Switzerland
Joyia Chakungal, 2006, Dalhousie University, Canada

Recent activities:
Lead Principal Investigator of NSF sponsored eight university project “ACCRETE”, 1993 -2000.
Leader of geologic expeditions to Kingdom of Bhutan, 1993, 1996, 1999
Organized planning trip to Bhutan for establishment of a seismic network, May, 2001
Principal Investigator of NSF sponsored 7-university project “BATHOLITHS”, 2003-2008.            
Study Leader, Princeton Journeys, southeast Alaska, 2006
Keynote speaker, Penrose Conference on Arc Crustal Genesis and Evolution, Valdez, AK, June 9-15 2006.
Organized GSA session on NSF Continental Dynamics projects, Fall 2006
Study Leader, Princeton Journeys, Bhutan, 2007

Updated 06/05/08