Whitney Behr

behr_newfoundlandProf. Behr has been chair of the Structural Geology & Tectonics Group in the Geological Institute at ETH Zürich since summer 2018.  Whitney completed her Bachelor’s degree at California State University Northridge in 2006 and her Ph.D.at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 2011. She then spent 11 months at Brown University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Geophysics Research group. Prior to arriving at ETH, from 2012-2018, Whitney was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin.  Whitney’s research incorporates a variety of field, analytical and experimental techniques all aimed toward understanding deformation in both active and ancient plate margins. Whitney welcomes the opportunity to develop new projects and collaborations and is always enthusiastic to talk to prospective students. To view Whitney’s main ETH profile, click here, and to view her CV, click here.

Address & Phone

ETH Zürich,  Dep. of Earth Sciences, Professur Strukturgeol u.Tektonik, NO E 67, Sonneggstrasse 5, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland