Dr. Maggie Ellis

Dr. Maggie Ellis
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
  • Research Interests

    Models for the growth and evolution of faults and fault systems

    Active tectonics, landscape evolution, and low-temperature thermochronology

    Spatio-temporal evolution of geologic structures

    Basin development and salt tectonics

  • Education

    Ph.D., Geology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015

    M.S., Geology, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

    B.A., Geology, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2007

  • Publications

    Ellis, M.A., Barnes, J.B., Colgan, in review, Testing fault growth models with low-temperature thermochronology in the northwest Basin and Range, U.S.A.

    Ellis, M.A. and Barnes, J.B., 2015, A global perspective on the topographic response to fault growth. Geosphere, doi: 10.1130/GES01156.1.

    Ellis, M.A., Barnes, J.B., Colgan, J.P. 2014. Geomorphic evidence for renewed Plio-Quaternary faulting in the northwest Basin and Range. Lithosphere, doi: 10.1130/L401.1.

    Ellis, M.A.; S. E. Laubach; P. Eichhubl; J. E. Olson; P. Hargrove. 2012. Fracture development and diagenesis of Torridon Group Applecross Formation, near An Teallach, NW Scotland: millennia of brittle deformation resilience? Journal of the Geological Society, v. 169, 297-310. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492011-086.