Kalin McDannell

Research Associate BDepartment of Earth SciencesDartmouth College, Hanover, NH

I am a first-generation student and was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar during my undergraduate studies. I have a passion for geoscience research and teaching that spans the disciplines of tectonics/structure, geomorphology, geochronology, sedimentology, mineralogy, and geochemistry.


2020–2023 Research Associate, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire2017–2020 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary


2017 Ph.D., Earth & Environmental Science, Lehigh University2011 M.S., Geology, West Virginia University2008 B.Sc., Geology–Environmental Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Employment and other professional Appointments

2011–2017 Research/Teaching Assistant, Lehigh University, Earth & Environ. Sciences2014 Professional Intern, Earth Sciences, Chevron, Hydrocarbon Charge I2013 Professional Intern, Earth Sciences, Chevron, Hydrocarbon Charge II2011 Visiting Lecturer, West Virginia University, Dept. Petrol. & Nat. Gas Eng.2010 Computational Geologist Intern, URS Corp. (now AECOM), USA DOE Natl. Energy Tech. Lab.2008–2011 Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University, Geology & Geography2007–2008 Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Indiana University of Pennsylvania



Department of Earth SciencesDartmouth College6105 Fairchild HallHanover, NH 03755


kalin dot t dot mcdannell at dartmouth dot edu
photos: (top) Emerald Lake, British Columbia, Canada
left/right: Lake Louise, AB; Kananaskis Lake, AB; Apollo Butterfly, Bulgan, Mongolia
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