Kristyn Rodzinyak '09

FELLOWSHIP REFLECTIONS

Major:  Geology; Chemistry
 

My fellowship experience
“Not only did this project give me the opportunity to see real field work in action, I was also able to make connections with many of the other classes I had taken at Cornell in the Geology Department.”

Kristyn Rodzinyak '09

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Mansfield Foundation International Fellow in Geology Research

Site
University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia

Aims of the Fellowship
The purpose of this project was to investigate the evidence for a Devils Point Event (DPE). A DPE is a period of rapid sea level change, which increases 4 m and then decreases 6 m in a period of 1500 to 3000 years.

Faculty Sponsor
Ben Greenstein, Geology