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Dana Johnston

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B.S., 1976, Bates College

M.S., 1978, Ph.D., 1983, University of Minnesota

post-doc, 1983-5, University of Bergen, Norway

post-doc 1985-6, California Instutute of Technology


Earth Sciences faculty member since 1986.

After 28 years on the University of Oregon faculty, twelve as Head of the Department of Earth Sciences and four as Divisional Dean of Natural Sciences, Dana entered the UO's phased retirement program in fall, 2014 and retired fully in 2019.



Experimental studies of crustal anatexis; subduction-related magmatism; the melting systematics of Earth's upper mantle; and mineral/melt trace element partitioning at high temperatures and pressures.

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