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Amanda R. Hintz__ ________________
Department of Geology SUNY University at Buffalo 411 Cooke Hall Tel: +1 716.645.4298 Buffalo, NY 14260 Fax: +1 716.645.3999
2008 – present Research Assistant, PhD Candidate Dept. of Geology, SUNY University at Buffalo
2008 – Present PhD Geology, SUNY University at Buffalo Dissertation advisor: Dr. Gregory A. Valentine
2005 – 2008 MS Geology, University of South Florida Thesis advisor: Dr. Charles B. Connor
2001 – 2005 BS Geology, University of Hawaii at Hilo Undergraduate advisor: Dr. Ken Hon
1998 – 2001 AA Liberal Arts (with Honors), Hillsborough Community College
Articles in Review
Hintz, A.R., In review, The physical volcanology and eruptive history of the Tabernacle Hill volcano, Utah. Submitted to Bulletin of Volcanology.
Articles in Preparation
Hintz, A.R., and Valentine, G.A., In prep., Complex plumbing of two small-volume monogenetic scoria cones: Lunar Crater Volcanic Field (Nevada, USA). Journal of Geophysical Research.
Recent Conference Abstracts
Dennen, R L., Bursik, M.I., Stokes, P. J., LaGamba, M., Fontanella, N., Hintz, A.R., and Jayko, A.S., 2010, Two Coarse Pyroclastic Flow Deposits, Northern Mono-Inyo Craters, CA. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California. Poster Presentation
Hintz, A.R., 2009, Physical Volcanology and Hazard Analysis of a Young Monogenetic Volcanic Field: Black Rock Desert, Utah. American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation.
Hintz, A.R., 2009, Physical Volcanology and Hazard Analysis of a Young Monogenetic Volcanic Field: Black Rock Desert, Utah: Third International Maar Conference, Malargũe, Argentina. Oral Presentation.
Hintz, A.R. and Connor, C.B., 2009, Multiple Eruptive Phases and Deposits of a Monogenetic Volcano: Tabernacle Hill Volcano, Utah, USA: Sigma Xi SUNY Buffalo Conference, Buffalo, NY. Poster Presentation.
Hintz, A.R. and Connor, C.B., 2007, Multiple Eruptive Phases and Deposits of a Monogenetic Volcano: Tabernacle Hill Volcano, Utah, USA: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California. Poster Presentation.
Brenna, M., Cronin, S. J., Nemeth, K., Smith, I. E. M., Sohn, Y. K., 2010, The influence of magma plumbing complexity on monogenetic eruptions: Terra Nova.
Brenna, M., Cronin, S. J., Smith, I. E. M., Sohn, Y. K., and Nemeth, K., 2010, Mechanisms driving polymagmatic activity at a monogenetic volcano, Udo, Jeju Island, South Korea: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.
Kereszturi, G., Nemeth, K., Csillag, G., Balogh, K., and Kavos, J., 2010, The role of external environmental factors in changing eruption styles of monogenetic volcanoes in a Pliocene continental volcanic field in western Hungary: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.
Other Academic Publications
Hintz, A.R., in progress. Identification of long-term behaviors and characteristics of monogenetic volcanic fields: PhD Dissertation, SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
Hintz, A.R., 2008. Physical volcanology and hazard analysis of a young monogenetic volcanic field, Black Rock Desert, Utah,: MS Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, 155 pp.
Stillman, D., June 2010. The moment a geologist was born: NASA, http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/moment-geologist-was-born.html
Hintz, A. R., January 20, 2008. Looking Glass Geology: Earth Science Picture of the Day, http://epod.usra.edu/blog/2008/01/looking-glass-geology.html
Grants in Support of Research
2009 — 2010 Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant, “Long-term Behavior and Eruptive Styles in the Lunar Crater Volcanic Field, Nevada, USA” $3,090.
2004 – 2005 NASA Space Grant (undergraduate), “The Natural History of Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawai’i”, $2,400 for 2 years.
Awards and Honors
2010 Travel award to attend the Geoscience Alliance: Broadening Participation of Native Americans in the Geosciences.
2010 Travel award to attend the Scientific Steering and Evaluation Panel of the International Ocean Drilling Project.
2009 Graduate student scholarship from the World Wide Past Presidents Club. $2000.
2008 – 2012 Full tuition scholarship and research assistantship to attend SUNY University at Buffalo.
2007 Grant-in-Aid to attend ‘Surtseyan Workshop’, International Association of Volcanology and Geochemistry of the Earth’s Interior. $500.
2005 – 2007 Full tuition scholarship to attend the University of South Florida
2003 Young Lunar Explorers Paul D. Lowman Scholarship to attend the 2003 International Lunar Conference.
2003 Special Contributions Volunteer Award from the Mauna Kea Visitor’s Information Station.
2002 NASA New Opportunities for Minorities through Initiatives in Space Science (NOMISS) Scholarship to intern at the Joint Astronomy Centre.
2001 Presidential Scholarship from Hillsborough Community College Honor’s Institute. $1200.
1999 Undergraduate scholarship from Hillsborough Community College Art Department.
1998 Undergraduate scholarship from Independent International Showman’s Association.
Professional Service Activities
2010 – 2011 President, Geology Graduate Student Association (GGSA), SUNY Buffalo
2009 Co-convener, AGU Joint Assembly Session “Intraplate Volcanic Fields: From Source to Eruption and Techniques for Identifying Patterns of Behavior”.
2009 – present Member, Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth Science System (MS PhDs).
2008 – 2009 President, Geology Graduate Student Association (GGSA), SUNY Buffalo.
2008 – 2009 Member, Mineralogical Society of America (MSA).
2008 – present Member, Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP).
2006 – 2007 Vice President, Geology Graduate Student Organization (GGSO), USF.
2005 – present Member, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI).
2002 – present Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU).
2002 – present Member, Geological Society of America (GSA).
1999 – 2001 Member, Phi Theta Kappa, Tampa, Florida.
2005 – 2007 Graduate Teaching Fellow – University of South Florida, Department of Geology, Tampa, Florida
2004 Teaching Assistant – Center for Study of Active Volcanoes, Hilo, Hawai’i
2003 – 2005 Research Assistant – University of Hawaii at Hilo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Hilo, Hawai’i
2003 Research Assistant – United Kingdom Infrared Telescope, Joint Astronomy Centre, Hilo, Hawai’i
2001 – 2002 Teaching Assistant – University of Hawaii at Hilo, Department of Geology, Hilo, Hawai’i
2001 – 2010 Interpretive Guide – Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station, Mauna Kea, Hawai’i
2006 Research Assistant – Universidad de Colima, Colima, Mexico
2006 Field Assistant – Desperate Measures Worldwide and Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
2002 – 2003 Research Assistant – Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes, Hilo, Hawai’i
2000 – 2001 Field Assistant – Community Coastal Cleanup, Tampa, Florida