Heather has a BA (Honors) degree in Geology
from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (1994), an MSc in Geology from the
University at Albany, State University of New York (1999) and a Ph.D. in Earth
Sciences from the University of Maine, Orono (2006).
Her research interests include
the development of small-scale and microstructures in
large-scale shear zones, and their use as strain and
vorticity gauges. Present funding from the FQRNT is for a
project researching the timing of metamorphism and
deformation in the Abitibi subprovince of Quebec.
Heather has taught at John
Abbott College since January 2007. She is also an Adjunct
Professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary
Sciences, McGill University.
Courses at John Abbott College:
Earth Systems Science
Understanding Planet Earth
Introduction to Oceanography