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Dana Marion Smith


1215 West Dayton Street ! Madison, WI 53703 ! (716) 868-8656 DMSmith26@wisc.edu

EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin- Madison Candidate for Master of Science in Geoscience Structural Geology State University of New York at Geneseo, Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts in Geological Sciences with honors Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), Earth Science Fall 2011- Present Fall 2007- Spring 2011

WORK & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


Chevron North America Gulf of Mexico Business Unit Earth Science Intern University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geoscience Master's Thesis ! Project: Exploring the paleoseismic record of low-angle normal faults ! Integrated paleomagnetism, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology, microstructural analyses and field mapping of pseudotachylytes (fossil earthquakes) to resolve fault paleogeometries Teaching Assistant ! Led weekly labs for field methods and structure courses ! Designed activities and assignments to strengthen students' spatial thinking skills ExxonMobil Short Course: Guadalupe Mountains ! Utilizing a sequence stratigraphic framework in understanding the Permian Basin petroleum system State University of New York at Geneseo Geological Sciences Seminar Senior Research ! Project: Determining ages of cinder cones through morphological analysis using GIS, San Francisco Volcanic Field, AZ Geological Sciences Honors Capstone Research ! Project: Vorticity analysis of rigid grain shape-preferred orientations within the Western Idaho Shear Zone, ID Research Aide ! Project: Refining sorption curves of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in sedimentary aquifers Teaching Assistant ! Taught labs for introductory geology and environmental courses Marathon Oil Company Core logging assistant ! Investigated the prevalence of conodonts in the Marcellus Shale Summer 2013 Fall 2011- Present

Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Spring 2013

Spring 2011

Fall 2010- Spring 2011

Spring 2009-2010

Fall 2008- Spring 2011 December 2009

TEACHING & OUTREACH


ROCK-it Girls! Advisor ! Founding scientist in a pilot project developing girls' confidence in STEM fields through encouraging self-directed learning SUNY Geneseo Ella Cline Shear School of Education Field Experience ! Taught and designed curricula for geology, biology and environmental studies at the middle and high school levels The Harley School, Brighton, NY & York CHS, Piffard, NY GeoCorps Geologist in Park: Mount Rainier ! Educated park visitors on the geologic history of the Cascades region, glacial processes, and the impact of climate change on montane ecology Student Conservation Association (SCA) Alternative Spring Break ! Grand Canyon National Park revegetation crew Fall 2011-Present

Fall 2010

Summer 2010

Spring 2009

PRESENTATIONS Smith, Dana Marion, Goodwin, L.B., Feinberg, J.M. and Ellis, A.P., 2012, Pseudotachylyte: Reading the record of paleoseismicity along low-angle normal faults: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 45th, San Francisco, CA. GRANTS AWARDED 2012 2012 2011 2010 $ 500 $ 2000 $ 4100 $ 200 AAPG Howard J. Funkhouser Memorial Grant GSA Graduate Student Research Grant Institute for Rock Magnetism Visiting Student Fellowship SUNY Geneseo Undergraduate Research Foundation

ASSOCIATIONS American Geophysical Union (AGU) Geological Society of America (GSA) American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) UW-Madison Geoscience Graduate Student Association (GGSA) - Secretary Phi !eta "appa (#!") Sigma Gamma Epsilon Eta Rho (!"E - HP) - Chapter Vice President SUNY Geneseo Edgar Fellow Honors Program ACHIEVEMENTS 2013 2013 2012 2011 2011 Imperial Barrel Award: Eastern Section Champion UW-Madison Dept. of Geoscience Graduate Symposium Award - Best Poster UW-Madison Dept. of Geoscience Excellence in Teaching Award SUNY Geneseo Presidential Scholar SUNY Geneseo Sheldon Field Camp Scholarship

EXPERIENCE Core logging Figure drafting (Adobe suite) Geologic mapping GPS (campaign) Gravity analysis Laser range finder Microstructural analysis Oriented thin section preparation Paleomagnetic analysis (remanence, susceptibility, hysteresis) Portable gas-powered and electric core drilling