Education University of Colorado Boulder Colorado Geological Sciences Ph.D., 2018 Colgate University New York Geology A.B., 2013
Publications Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2020) Mesoproterozoic burial of the Kaapvaal craton, southern Africa during Rodinia supercontinent assembly from (U-Th)/He thermochronology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115930 Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2018) Deciphering a 2 Gyr-long thermal history from a multichronometer (U-Th)/He study of the Phalaborwa carbonatite, Kaapvaal craton, South Africa. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 19(5), 1581-1594. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017GC007198 Baughman, J.S., Flowers, R. M., Metcalf, J.R., and Dhansey, T. (2017) influence of radiation damage on titanite He diffusion kinetics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 205, 50-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.01.049
Publications in preparation Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (in prep) The far-reaching thermal effects of Pan-African tectonism on the Kaapvaal craton margin. *Basler, L., Baughman, J.S., Fame, M., and Haproff, P. (in prep) Syn- and post-Alleghanian exhumation in the Central Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and West Virginia from zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. To be submitted to Geosphere
Select Presentations since 2016 Baughman, J.S., Fame, M., *Basler, L., and Haproff, P. (2020) Spatially variable burial and exhumation history of the Central Appalachian Mountains from zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. *Basler, L., *Shona, O., Baughman, J.S., Fame, M., Haproff, P. (2019) Constraining the mid to low temperature exhumation history of the Central Appalachian Mountains using zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. AGU Annual Meeting 2019, (poster). Baughman, J.S., Fame, M., Haproff, P., *Basler, L., *Shona, O. (2019) Exploring the extent of Cenozoic Central Appalachian exhumation using targeted low-temperature apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronology. GSA Annual Meeting 2019, abs# 63-5(oral). Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2018) Substantial Proterozoic Burial and Exhumation of the Kaapvaal Craton from (U-Th)/He Thermochronology and Implications for Cratonic Stability. AGU Fall meeting 2018, abs# 426204 Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2017) Deciphering the post-cratonization history of the Kaapvaal craton, South Africa from titanite and zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. AGU Fall meeting 2017, abs# 225484 (poster). Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2016) Multichronometer (U-Th)/He study of the Phalaborwa carbonatite complex, South Africa to decipher mineral closure temperatures and Kaapvaal craton thermal evolution. GSA Annual Meeting 2016, abs# 27-12 (oral). *Stoner, R.K., Baughman, J.S., Flowers, R.M., Kelley, N.M. and Metcalf, J.R. (2016) (U-Th)/He dating to improve interpretations of thermal histories and crustal processes. GSA Annual Meeting 2016, abs# 27-10 (oral). Baughman, J.S. and Flowers, R.M. (2016) Temperature sensitivities of non-traditional (U-Th)/He thermochronometers and thermal evolution of the Phalaborwa carbonatite complex, Kaapvaal craton, South Africa. 35th IGC, Cape Town, South Africa, abs# 3298 (oral).
*Denotes undergraduate student advisee
Mentorship and Outreach (i) Student Mentorship: Supporting scientific and personal development
Mentor/Supervisor to three Bowdoin undergraduates, one honors thesis to defend spring 2020
Mentor/Supervisor to UCB undergraduate, honors thesis defended spring 2016
Mentored South African M.Sc. student, Maggie Marokane, in field techniques, lab techniques, modeling and writing – collaborator and coauthor of her research
(ii) Support of underrepresented groups in geosciences: Promoting scientific diversity
Assist RESESS and GeoLaunchpad internship programs, which pair underrepresented minority students and community college students with intensive earth science research projects
Facilitate RESESS/GLP communication seminars, skills seminars and writing workshops
Plan and lead weekend long and daylong geo-focused fieldtrips
Organized a Geoscience and Communication Symposium for undergraduate, graduate, and community college students
(iii) Experiential Teaching: Making STEM subjects more accessible and less intimidating
Developed a physically accessible Introductory Geology course for Bowdoin College
Focus on computer coding and mathematical application for the next generation of Earth scientists!
Head Tutor, of UCB Department of Geological Sciences Tutoring Room
Led Colgate University’s 6-week field camp throughout the western U.S.
(iv) Community outreach and education
Incorporate education outreach with local middle schools in introductory earth science curriculum
Facilitated community forums on hydraulic fracturing in upstate NY, provided expert testimony
Organized Colgate University Green Summit to promote a more climate conscious community
(v) National Service 1. Student representative for Geological Society of America Structural Geology and Tectonics Division (2017-present) 2. Convener of a technical session "Topographic and Lithospheric Evolution of Elevated Continental Passive Margins" at GSA Annual Meeting 2020. 3. Primary convener of a technical session “Applications of Thermochronology to Understand Crustal Systems” at AGU Fall Meeting 2017.
HONORS, GRANTS and AWARDS 2020 Bowdoin Gibbons Fellowship: Project entitled Increasing Accessibility and Spatial Reasoning in the Earth Sciences using Virtual Reality ($3,600) 2019 Bowdoin Faculty Research Development Grant: Project entitled Is Northern Appalachian mountain uplift driven by hot, buoyant mantle? ($4,000) 2019 Bowdoin Faculty Research Development Grant: Project entitled When and why the Adirondack Mountains of New York got high ($4,000) 2019 Bowdoin Gibbons Fellowship: Project entitled Leveraging Python and MATLAB to enhance quantitative reasoning and conceptual understanding in the earth sciences ($4,500) 2017 United Government of Graduate Students CU Boulder Travel Grant 2017 CU Boulder Dept. of Geological Sciences Travel Grant 2016 NSF professional development grant, supplement to EAR-0951518 ($35,000) 2016 GSA-IGC Travel grant ($3,250) 2015 NSF GRFP Honorable Mention 2014-2016 CU Boulder Undergraduate Student Mentorship grant 2013 Phi Beta Kappa, Colgate University 2012 USGS/NAGT Cooperative Field Training Program