Curriculum Vitae

Reinhard Kozdon, Lamont Assistant Research Professor

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

61 Route 9W Phone: (845) 365-8619

Palisades, NY 10964 email:

Professional Preparation

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, Geology/Paleontology, Diploma, 2003.

Advisors: Prof. Dirk Nürnberg and Prof. Ralf Tiedemann.

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (GEOMAR), Germany, Geology/Paleontology, Ph.D., 2007.

PhD advisors: Prof. Anton Eisenhauer and Dr. Mara Weinelt.

UW-Madison, Dept. of Geoscience, postdoctoral researcher (research associate), 2007 – 2010.

Postdoctoral advisor: Prof. John W. Valley.

Professional Experience

since July 2015 Assistant Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Oct. 2014 - June 2015 Assistant Research Professor, Rutgers University.

Aug. 2010 – Oct. 2014 Assistant Scientist at the Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Aug. 2007 – July 2010 Research Associate at the Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

June 2002 - July 2002 Student worker on the Russian research vessel ‘Akademik M. A. Lavrentyev’ (Sea of Okhotsk).

Laboratory and Instrumentation Experience

SIMS: CAMECA IMS-1280 (>10 years); instrument tuning, data acquisition, assistance of outside users

Mass Spectrometry: Thermo Scientific TRITON T1 TIMS (~3 years), VG Elemental AXIOM ICP-MS (~3 years).

Laser Ablation ICP-MS: advanced knowledge.

SEM: Hitachi S-3400N with SE, BSE, CL and EBSD detectors (>10 years).

EPMA: CAMECA SX51 (basic knowledge).

Thin section laboratory: Established laboratory to prepare epoxy mounts and thin sections of biominerals for in situ analysis.

Select Honors and Awards

Keynote Speaker (invited): Workshop HiRes 2017, Madison, Wisconsin, June 18 – 21, 2017: “In situ analysis of foraminiferal shells by SIMS, LA-ICPMS and EPMA: What have we learned in the past decade? A résumé and outlook”.

Keynote Speaker (invited): Workshop Searching for Tropical Zealandia, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, March 28, 2017: “New approaches to reconstructing sea temperatures”.

Keynote Speaker (invited): Workshop High-Resolution Proxies of Paleoclimate, Madison, Wisconsin, May 31 – June 3, 2015: “Getting the big picture from a small spot: Multi-proxy, multi-instrument in situ measurements in foraminifera”.

Invited Speaker: EGGS Geology & Geochemistry Seminar Lecture Series, Princeton University, October 2017: "Improving the veracity of paleoclimate records by imagery-correlated in situ analysis of foraminifera shells at the micron-scale”.

Invited Speaker: International Conference on Paleoceanography (ICP 12), August 29 – September 2, 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands: “Increased poleward flux of atmospheric moisture during the PETM deduced from paired in situ δ18O:Mg/Ca analysis in planktic foraminifera”.

Invited Speaker: Workshop: “DeepMIPDeep-time Model (and data!) Intercomparison Project, January 2016, Boulder, Colorado: “Getting the big picture from a small spot: In situ measurements in foraminifera”.

Invited Speaker: 2009 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco: “Tropical Sea-Surface Temperatures for the Early Paleogene Climate: Ion Microprobe Analysis of δ18O in Muricae of Planktonic Foraminiferal Tests”.

EOS Research Spotlights: (1) “A selective approach to draw data from altered foraminifera shells”; Eos, Vol 94, No. 45. 2013.

(2) “Potential solution to the cool tropics paradox”; Eos, Vol 92, No. 41. 2011.

Professional Activities

Journal Reviewer: ACTA Palaeontologica Polonica, Climate of the Past, Earth-Science Reviews, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Geology, Journal of Micropaleontology, Paleoceanography; Nature Communications.

Proposal Reviewer: NSF, DFG

Judge: AGU – Judge for outstanding student paper award.

Session Organizer: Co-organizer of the session “Beyond the dental drill: Advancing Paleoenvironmental proxies with high-resolution analytical techniques” hosted at the Goldschmidt 2017 conference in Paris, France.