Rebekah Ann Wright
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
rwright@geo.arizona.edu, (520)-319-0606
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/~rwright

Education

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Positions Held

Research Assistant for Dr. Mihai Ducea & MS candidate Sarah Shoemaker, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 8/01-present

Research Assistant for Dr. Karl Flessa, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 8/00-6/01

Biological Science Aid for Dr. Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, USDA-ARS, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center, Tucson, AZ, 8/98-8/00

Teaching Experience

Society of Earth Science Students, Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Junior Education 1/03-2/03

Event Supervisor for Science Olympiad Southern Arizona Regional Tournament 1/03

Society of Earth Science Students, Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Junior Education 2/00, 2/01

Preceptor for Geosciences 308 (Paleontology), Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 8/00-12/00

Colorguard Instructor at Ironwood Ridge High School, Oro Valley, AZ, 8/03-present

Colorguard Instructor at Sabino High School, Tucson, AZ, 8/99-12/99

Colorguard Instructor at Canyon Del Oro High School, Tucson, AZ, 8/98-5/99

Field Work and Research

A W Voorhees Geology Scholarship for Undergraduate Research 2002

Field Assistant for Dr. Karl Flessa, Department of Geosciences, Tucson AZ

Field Camp, Geosciences 414, University of Arizona, 5/01-6/01

Skills and Training

Scholarships

Publications

Wright, R. A., Were Dinosaurs Bird Brains? 2002 30th Annual GeoDaze Symposium Abstracts with Programs

Affiliations

Centro de Estudios de Almejas Muertas (Center for the Study of Dead Clams)

Society of Earth Science Students, University of Arizona

Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts, eXaltation National Winterguard 2001-2002

Mirage Visual Ensemble, 1998-2001, Captain 1999-2000

Sierra Service Project through the United Methodist Church, Summers 1996-1998

Course Work

University of Arizona

RNR 503 Applications of GIS

Ecol 483 Herpetology

Ecol 438 Biogeography

Geos 308 Paleontology

Geos 397A Teaching Geosciences (Preceptor for Paleontology)

MCB 181 and 182 Introductory to Biology (two semesters)

Ecol 302 Ecology

Ecol 335 Evolutionary Biology

Geos 453 Glacial and Quaternary Geology

Ecol 485 Mammalogy

Geos 462 Introduction to Quaternary Ecology

Geos 482 Paleoclimatolgy

Math 263 Intro: Statistics and Biostatistics

Geos 101 Intro to Planet Earth

Geos 302 Stratigraphy and Sedimentology

Geos 304 Structural Geology

Geos 306 Mineralogy

Geos 356 Petrology

Geos 414 Geology Field Camp

Geos 310 Geoscience Communication

Geos 322 Intro to Geophysics

Pima Community College

Anth 206 Native Peoples of the Southwest

His 141 History of the U.S. I

Mat 124 Calculus I