Ph.D. (2007) Earth Sciences (Geology), UC Santa Cruz

A.B. w/ Honors (2000) Geology, Smith College

Visiting Scholar (January-July 2018)
Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Associate Professor (2017 - present)
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Assistant Professor and Robert Wares Faculty Scholar in Economic Geology (2011-2017)
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Affiliated Researcher (2011-present)
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Associate Researcher / Lecturer (2010-2011)
IGPP/CSIDE UCSC Earth and Planetary Sciences

MARGINS Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2010)
UC Santa Cruz (with Emily Brodsky)

Lecturer (2006-2009)
Dpt Geological Sciences, University of Cape Town

Teaching Assistant & Research Assistant (2001-2006)
UC Santa Cruz

Consulting Geologist (1999-2001, occasionally thereafter)

Student Researcher (1997-1998)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Teaching Experience
Professor McGill University (2011-present)
    undergrad level: Geology in the Field (intro), Structural Geology, Tectonics, Field School
    grad level: Physics/Geology of Earthquakes, Crustal Rheology, Anatomy of Fault Zones, Tectonics in the Field

Lecturer (temporary) UC Santa Cruz (2010)
    Introduction to Field Methods

Lecturer (tenure-track) and Course Coordinator University of Cape Town (2006-2009)
    Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geology for Engineers, Field Methods

Associate (Sabbatical replacement) UC Santa Cruz (2005)
    Structural Geology - Course design under CILS Fellowship.

Teaching Assistant UC Santa Cruz (2001-2006)
    Structural Geology, History of the Earth, Field Methods, Field Camp, Earthquakes & You.

Teaching Assistant Smith College (1999-2000)
    Mineralogy and Petrology

Professional Activities
Founding Editor and Executive Editor for Community, Seismica (2020-present)

Convener, GSA Penrose Conference: The Geology of Slow Slip, Catalina Island, California, April 2022

Convener, Naukluft Mountains Research Symposium, Virtual, May 2021

Joint Technical Program Committee Rep, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Geological Society of America Fall Meeting 2020, Montreal

Editorial Board, Geology (2015-2020)

Editorial Board, Lithosphere (2011-2014; 2017-2019)

Editorial Board, Journal of Structural Geology (2018-2019)

Editorial Board, South African Journal of Geology (2008-2013)

Session Convener, GSA 2010, AGU 2011, GSA 2013, GSA 2014, AGU 2018, AGU 2019

Organizing Committee, Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum, 2014 and 2016

Science Program Chair, J. C. Moore Symposium Santa Cruz, California, April 2008

Awards, Fellowships and Grants
National Earthquake Hazards Research Program, USGS Grant with Kim Blisniuk, SJSU: Development of faults through sand and the slip history of the San Gregorio Fault (2022)

Southern California Earthquake Center Grant with Kim Blisniuk, SJSU: Development of faults through sand and the slip history of the San Gregorio Fault (2022)

NSERC Discovery Grant (2022-2027)
      Active to Ancient Faults

Southern California Earthquake Center Grant with Heather Savage and Randy Williams: Clay Chemistry at earthquake timescales (2021)

Pardee Symposium Invited Speaker, Geological Society of America Fall Meeting, Portland, OR 2021.

Francis Birch Lecture 2020 Named lecture at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting (Tectonophysics Section Honor)

Dave Elliott Best Paper Award (Honorable Mention) 2020 for Phillips, Rowe and Ujiie, 2019, EPSL.

2018 Exceptional Reviewer, Lithosphere

Southern California Earthquake Center Collaborative Research Grant (2019-2020) with R. Williams and H. Savage
      Insights into the episodicity of fault-rock development from Pb-isotope studies of San Andreas fault gouge

Southern California Earthquake Center Collaborative Research Grant (2018-2019) with R. Williams and H. Savage
      The role of mineralogy and fabric in the frictional properties of the shallow San Andreas Fault

NSERC Discovery Grant (2017-2022)
      Geological Controls on the Seismic Cycle

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) Earthquake Geology 2017-2022, renewed 2022-2027

Principal's Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers, McGill University (2017)

Hutchison Medal, Geological Association of Canada (2017)

Outstanding Publication Award Geological Society of America, Structural Geology and Tectonics Division, 2016

Keynote Speaker, University of Alberta ATLAS Symposium, 2016

2014 Exceptional Reviewer, Geology

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant (2014-2016) with Pretivm Resources
      Role of colloidal transport in the formation of high grade gold veins at Brucejack, British Columbia

Fonds de recherche nature et technologies Québec Nouveaux chercheurs (2013)
      Structure du coeur et de la zone de déformation du chevauchement du lac Champlain: incidence sur l'écoulement souterrain transversal et longitudinal

Fonds de recherche nature et technologies Québec (2013) with James Kirkpatrick
      Programme de bourses d'excellence pour étudiants étrangers

Canadian Fund for Innovation and Québec Fond Innovation (2012)
      X-ray Diffraction Facility for Characterization of Minerals and Mixtures

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant (2012-2015) with Osisko Mining Corp.
      Structure and kinematics of the Marmion Shear Zone and implications for Archean tectonics and gold mineralization at the Osisko Hammond Reef Gold Project.

NSERC Discovery Grant (2012-2017)
    Earthquakes and Ore Deposits

MARGINS NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship (2009-2011) with Emily Brodsky
    Fluidization of very thick granular layers in fault rock

South Africa NRF Focus Area Grant (2008-2009) with Jodie Miller
    Characterisation of the Monapo Complex, Mozambique

NRF/SARC Grant (2008-2009) to J. Miller, C. Rowe co-PI.
    Water Resource Potential in an arid environment, Naukluft Namibia

Geol. Soc. SA REI Grant (2009)
    Characterisation of the Tygerberg Terrane, Saldania Belt

Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Earth Sciences) (2005)

ARCS Scholar (2005-2006)

Nor. Cal. Geol. Soc. Student Research Grant (2005)
    Fluid-assisted metamorphism along a fragment of the Coast Range Thrust

Student Research Award (2004) Geol. Soc. Am. Fall Meeting, Structure & Tectonics

Student Research Grant (2004) Geol. Soc. Am.
    Evaluating Quartz Mobility as a Control on the Up-dip Limit of Seismicity

Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Campus-wide) (2004)

Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Earth Sciences) (2004)

Outstanding Student Paper Award (2003) AGU Fall Mtg, Tectonophysics Section

Runner-up, Outstanding Student Presentation (2003) MARGINS @ AGU

Science Fellow (2003-2005) NSF Center for Informal Learning and Schools

Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Earth Sciences) (2003)

Excellence in Mineralogy Award (2000) Min. Soc. Am.