Jack Henderson Prize for Best Thesis – Best PhD Thesis

Jack Henderson Prize for Best Ph.D. thesis is:

2017 Winner:
Diane Skipton, University of Ottawa
, for her thesis, “
Paleoproterozoic Metamorphism, Deformation and Exhumation of Mid-Crustal Rocks of the Trans-Hudson Orogen on Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island, supervised by David Schneider and Marc St-Onge

Diane Skipton

2016 Winner: 
Jessica Shaw, Western Washington University
, for her thesis: “Oroclines of the Iberian Variscan Belt: Tectonic and Paleogeographic Implications,” supervised by Stephen Johnston

2015 Winner: 
Reid Staples, Simon Fraser University, for his thesis: “Diachronous Deformation, Metamorphism and Exhumation in the Northern Canadian Cordillera: Revealed from Pressure-Temperature-Time-Deformation Paths of Former Mid-Crustal Rocks,”
co-supervised by Dan Gibson, Maurice Colpron, Jim Ryan and Rob Berman

2014 Winner:
Jared Butler, Dalhousie University
for his thesis: “Crustal subduction and the exhumation of (ultra)high pressure terranes: Contrasting modes with examples from the Alps and Caledonides”, co-supervised by R.A. Jamieson and C. Beaumont.

2013 Winner:
David Moynihan, University of Calgary
for “Metamorphism and Deformation of the Central Kootenay Arc, Southeastern British Columbia,” supervised by D. Pattison

2012 Winner:
Grégory Dufréchou, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre – Eau Terre Environnement for “Origine et implications tectoniques de structures transverses profondes interprétées à partir de données de champ potentiel, Province de Grenville, Canada.”

2011 Winner:
Dawn Anne-Marie Kellett, Dalhousie University for “Tectonic evolution of the South Tibetan Detachment System, Bhutan Himalaya.” supervised by Djordje Grujic

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