Publications and CV

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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

Current Appointment

2008 – present      Research Assistant, PhD Candidate                                                                                        Dept. of Geology, SUNY University at Buffalo

Education

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

Publications

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.

Articles Reviewed

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.

Miscellaneous Publications

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.

Previous Employment

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

Volunteer Activity

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

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