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David M. Jenkins

Professor Emeritus

Department of Earth Sciences


  • PhD, University of Chicago
  • BS, Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • Experimental Petrology
  • Crystal Chemistry
  • Metamorphic Petrology

Teaching Interests

  • Geology of the Solar System
  • Earth Materials
  • Geochemistry


  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2003-2004