Curriculum Vitae

For a full CV, please email me at bronwen <dot> konecky <at> colorado <dot> edu

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2016-
Research Scientist I,  Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO

2014-2016
NSF-AGS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO & College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2013-2014
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

2005-2008
Environmental Research Coordinator, African Millennium Villages Project, Agriculture and Food Security Center, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, New York, NY

EDUCATION

Ph.D., 2013, Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Sep. 2009 – Aug. 2012

Dissertation Title: Decadal to Orbital Scale Climate Change in the Indian Ocean Region: Precipitation Isotopic Perspectives from East Africa and Indonesia

Sc.M., 2010, Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Sc.M. Thesis: Atmospheric Circulation Patterns During Late Pleistocene Climate Changes at Lake Malawi, Africa

B.A., 2005, magna cum laude, Environmental Sciences, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS

See my Publications page for selected publications

RESEARCH GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

UPCOMING INVITED TALKS 

* Listing 2017 only for the sake of brevity

  • March 2017: CESM Paleoclimate Working Group, Boulder, CO
  • April 2017: Weeks lecture (Department seminar), University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI
  • May 2017: Keynote address, Climate Change: The Karst Record VIII (KR8), Austin, TX
  • August 2017: Keynote address, Goldschmidt Conference, Paris, France

 

RECENT WORKSHOPS, SHORT COURSES, ETC.

  • *2016 PAGES2k/PMIP3 Workshop, “Comparing data and model estimates of hydroclimate variability and change over the Common Era,” Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2015 Workshop on Monsoons & ITCZ: The annual cycle in the Holocene and the future, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • *2014 PAGES Workshop “Past as prologue: Holocene climate as context for future climate change,” Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • 2014 Community Earth System Model Workshop, Breckenridge, CO
  • *2013 PAGES2K/PMIP3 Workshop, “Integrated analyses of reconstructions and multi-model simulations for the past two millennia,” Madrid, Spain
  • *2013  PAGES Open Science Meeting and Young Scientists Meeting, “The Past: A Compass for Future Earth,” Goa, India
  • *2012 PAGES/CLIVAR Workshop on “Using paleoclimate simulations and data to constrain future projections,” Honolulu, HI
  • *2012 Community Earth System Modeling Tutorial, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
  • 2011 Student Visitor, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
  • 2011 African Climate, Ecology, and Statistics Workshop (Organizer), Brown University, Providence, RI
  • *2010 Stable Isotopes in Ecology Summer Course, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 2010 Research Assistant, Brown University Petra Archaeology Project, Petra, Jordan

 (* denotes workshop attendance supported by early-career scientist travel awards–thank you!)

TEACHING

  • 2012 Teaching Assistant, Sedimentation & Stratigraphy, Geological Sciences Department, Brown University
  • 2011 Teaching Certificate I, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University
  • 2009-2011 Graduate Teaching Liaison, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University
  • 2009-2013 Undergraduate research mentor, Kassandra Costa (Geological Sciences), Lily Cohen (Geological Sciences), Rebecca Smith (Environmental Sciences), Julia Guimond (Geoscience education)
  • 2007 Course Assistant, Tropical Agriculture and Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University

Primary Teaching Interests: Earth’s Climate System, Organic Geochemistry, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Environmental Geochemistry, Paleoclimatology, Stratigraphy, Writing and Communication for Scientists

SERVICE AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

  • 2016 Session Co-Convener, “Advances in Proxy System Modeling and Data-Model Comparison,” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 12-16
  • 2015 Session Co-Convener, “It takes two: Using paleodata and climate models to understand climate dynamics” (link), AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • 2015 Public lecture, “The geologic perspective on climate change.” Café Scientifique @ West Flanders Brewing Company, Boulder, CO (YouTube clips)
  • 2015-2016 Panelist (October 2015, 2016) and mentor (ongoing), Project PROGRESS for women undergraduates in STEM, Fort Collins, CO & Boulder, CO
  • 2014 Session Co-Convener, “Water Isotope Systematics: Improving Paleoclimate Interpretations [PP31D, PP33F, PP34B]” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • 2013-2014 Founder and facilitator, Women in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Group, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2012-2013 Founder and organizer, Graduate Student Peer Mentoring Program, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University
  • 2011-2013 Coordinator, Graduate Women in Science and Engineering, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University
  • 2011-present Reviewer for PNAS, GRL, EPSL, Climate of the Past, Journal of Paleolimnology, Palaeo-3, International Journal of Climatology, Quaternary Science Reviews
  • 2011-present Band Coach and Volunteer, Girls Rock Rhode Island, Providence, RI and Girls Rock Denver, Denver, CO