Dr. Andrea Dutton
Associate Professor of Geology, University of Florida
Andrea Dutton is a carbonate geochemist and sedimentologist and Assistant Professor of Geology at the University of Florida, with interests in research questions pertaining to paleoclimate and paleoceanography.
Her main research focus is to establish the behavior of sea level and polar ice sheets during past warm periods to better inform us about futuresea-level rise. Andrea serves on multiple editorial boards, steering committees, and working groups related to past climate and sea level change and is a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Oceans & Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC). She is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America and of the Florida Climate Institute, and is committed to scientific outreach and public engagement, actively communicating about her research through multiple platforms. She holds a B.A. in music from Amherst College, a M.S. and Ph.D. in geology at the University of Michigan, and spent seven years in Australia as a postdoctoral fellow and research fellow at The Australian National University.