"I have learned what a great powerhouse of energy and opportunities is centered here in the Honors College!"
-Dr. Alison J. Smith
Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware
College/University Attended: Wheaton College, Massachusetts (B.A.); Cambridge University (M. Phil.); University of Delaware (M.S.) and Brown University (Ph.D.)
College Major(s): B.A. in Anthropology, M. Phil. in Archaeology, M.S. in Geology and Ph.D. in Geology
ALISON'S TOP 5 FAVORITES:
Favorite part of working in the Honors College: Staff and student energy!
Favorite event/tradition on campus: Honors Freshmen Welcome Picnic
Favorite place on campus: Flower garden by the library
Favorite vacation destination: Northern New England
Favorite food: The homemade soups at the Franklin Square Deli!
Grimm, E.C., et al, 2018, Constituent databases and data stewards in the Neotomo Paleoecology Database: history, growth, and new directions, Past Global Changes Magazine, 26 (2), 64-65
Williams, J.W., Grimm, E.C., Blois, J., Charles, D., Davis, E., Goring, S., Graham, R., Smith, A.J., et al., 2018. The Neotoma Paleoecology Database: A multi-proxy, international community-curated data resource, Quaternary Research, 89:1, 156-177
Smith, A.J. and others, 2017. The contribution of Richard M. Forester to the knowledge of the paleohydrologic... An introduction to the Richard M. Forester memorial issue, Hydrobiologia, published online Sept. 6, 2016
Forester, R.M., Carter, C., Quade, J., Smith, A.J., 2017. Aquifer and surface-water ostracodes in Quaternary paleowetland deposits of southern Nevada, USA, Hydrobiologia, published online Sept 9, 2016
Rowell, C., Enache, M., Quinlan, R., Smith, A.J., Bloomfield, J., Charles, D., Effler, S., 2016, Quantitative paleolimnological inference models applied to a high resolution biostratigraphic study of lake degradation and recovery, Onondaga Lake, New York
Rowell, C., Enache, M., Quinlan, R., Smith, A.J., and others, 2016, Quantitative paleolimnological inference models applied to a high resolution…recovery, Onondaga Lake, New York (USA), Journal of Paleolimnology, 55, 241-258
Smith, A.J. and Horne, D.J., 2016. Ostracoda of the Nearctic, In: Thorp, J., Rogers, D.C. (Eds.), Ecology and General Biology: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates, Volume 2, Chapter 16, Academic Press, p 477-514
Smith, Alison J., Horne, David J., Martens, K., and Shon,I. 2015. Ostracoda, IN (Thorp, J. and Rogers, D.C. (eds.) Ecology and General Biology: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, Volume 1, Academic Press, Chapter 30, pp. 757–780
Viehberg, Finn, Matzke-Karasz, Renate, Park Boush, Lisa., and Smith, Alison (editors), 2014. The Recent and Fossil meet Kempf Database Ostracoda: Festschrift Eugen Karl Kempf, Crustaceana, 87
Ranasinghe, P.N., Ortiz, J.D., Smith, A.J. and others, 2013. Mid- to late-Holocene Indian winter monsoon variability from a terrestrial record in eastern and southeastern coastal environments of Sri Lanka, The Holocene, first published on March 19, 2013
American Geophysical Union, American Quaternary Association, Geological Society of America, International Quaternary Association