Assistant Professor Memorial University of Newfoundland
I am currently examining tectonics and metamorphic processes in orogenic systems from the Archean Superior craton, Archean to Proterozoic Canadian Shield and the Paleozoic Appalachian mountains. Please reach out to me if you are interested in pursuing graduate or post-doctoral research. My post-doc work focused on fault and shear zone processes and mechanisms of gold mineralization in the southwestern Superior craton, Abitibi greenstone belt and the Kapuskasing structural zone. Prior to this work I received a PhD from Simon Fraser University, a MSc from the University of Alberta and a BSc from Queen's University.
Email: ethiessen at mun.ca
Oct. 2021 - I received a new recognition for 'Excellence in the Canadian Tectonics Community' from the CTG
Sept. 2021 - Started a new faculty position at Memorial University in Newfoundland
Jan. 2021 - New article by co-author Dani Regis on post-1.9 billion year old tectonics in the Rae craton (Precambrian Research, v. 355)
Nov. 2020 - New article by co-author Ben Neil on 1.8 billion year old sedimentary rocks in the Rae craton, NWT (Precambrian Research, v. 352)
July 2020 – New article published in the Journal of Metamorphic Geology on the 1.9 billion year old Snowbird Orogen in NWT