Rónadh Cox

Visiting Professor

Oceanographic Processes

Email: [email protected]

Course 2021-22:
MAST 211 / GEOS 210: Oceanographic Processes

Undergraduate Institution: University College Dublin, Geology

Graduate Institution: Stanford University (Ph.D.), Geology

Research: Impact of storms on coastal boulders

Rónadh is teaching Oceanographic Processes at Williams-Mystic for 2022-2023.  Her regular appointment is as a Professor in the Geosciences Department at Williams College.  A native of Ireland, she has a B.Sc.from University College Dublin (Geology, with a minor in Evolutionary Biology), and a Ph.D. in Geology from Stanford University. She was a post-doctoral researcher at Rand Afrikaans University in South Africa, and has also held visiting positions at University of California Oakland, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin, and University College Dublin. Her research encompasses planetary geology, paleogeography, gully evolution, coastal processes, and extreme wave erosion.