Education

Current: Seeking PhD at Brown University Department of Earth, Environment, and Planetary Science, Providence, RI, September 2013-Present (Expected Completion May 2018)

Master's Degree (ScM): Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, May 2015. Master's Thesis: The paraglacial period as a conceptual framework for post-glacial activity in mid-latitude martian craters, Advisor: James W Head

Bachelor's Degree (BA): Astronomy, Minor in Geology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, May 2012. Bachelor's Thesis: The relationship between radar scattering and lunar surface roughness, Advisors: M. Darby Dyar and CalebI  Fassett

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, September 2007-December 2008


Employment

Current: PhD Candidate, Brown University Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science, Providence, RI, August 2013-Present

Visiting Scientist, European Science Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, the Netherlands, November 2012-May 2013

Research Assistant, Mount Holyoke College Astronomy Department, South Hadley, MA, January 2010-August 2013

Research Intern, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, June-August 2011

Research Intern, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Astronomy Department, Amherst, MA, June-August 2010

Fellowships, Honors, and Awards

Honorable Mention for teaching with distinction in Pre-College education, Reginald D. Archambault Award for Teaching: "The Grand Tour: Our Solar System Up Close and Personal" Summer at Brown Program: STEM II (ages 14-16), July 2016

Young Geomorphologist Travel Grant, International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG), June 2016

Amelia Earhart Fellowship, Zonta International, June 2015

Invited Speaker, Amelia Earhart Dinner, Zonta Club of New York, January 2016

Invited Speaker, Amelia Earhart Luncheon, Zonta Club of Greater Queens, January 2015

Brown University First Year Fellowship, AY 2013-2014

Massachusetts Space Grant Summer Research Grant, 2012

Mary Dailey Irvine Prize, May 2012

Magna Cum Laude, May 2012

Mary Lyon Scholar, May 2012


Publications

Jawin, E. R., S. Besse, L. R. Gaddis, J. M. Sunshine, J. W. Head, S. Mazrouei (2015), Examining Spectral Variations in Lunar Pyroclastic Deposits, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 120, 1310-1331, doi:10.1002/2014JE004759.

Jawin, E. R., W. S. Kiefer, C. I. Fassett, D. B. J. Bussey, J. T. S. Cahill, M. D. Dyar, S. J. Lawrence, and P. D. Spudis (2014), The relationship between radar scattering and surface roughness of lunar volcanic features, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119, 2331–2348, doi:10.1002/2014JE004668.

Dyar, M. D., E. R. Jawin, E. Breves, G. Marchant, M. Nelms, M. D. Lane, S. A. Mertzman, D. L. Bish, and J. L. Bishop (2014), Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99(5-6), 914–942, doi:10.2138/am.2014.4701.

Dyar, M. D., E. Breves, E. R. Jawin, G. Marchand, M. Nelms, V. O’Connor, S. Peel, Y. Rothstein, E. C. Sklute, M. D. Lane, J. L. Bishop, S. A. Mertzman (2013), Mössbauer parameters of iron sulfate minerals. American Mineralogist, 98(11-12), 1943-1965, doi:10.2138/am.2014.4701.

Jawin, E. R., J. W. Head, and D. R. Marchant, Latitudinal Ice Ages on Mars: A Conceptual Framework for a Martian Paraglacial Period, under review, Planetary and Space Science.

Recent Conference Abstracts

Jawin, E. R. et al., Stealth Dome in Central Oceanus Procellarum: Using Detrended Topography Data to Reveal the Hidden Past of the Prinz-Harbinger Region, The Woodlands, TX, 2017, Abs #1184, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Radiative Transfer Modeling of the Aristarchus Pyroclastic Deposit: Assessing Volcanic Glass Characteristics and Plateau Eruptive History, 48th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2017, Abs #1256, poster presentation.

Jawin, E. R. & J.W. Head, Patterns of Martian Deglaciation: Assessing the Distribution of Paraglacial Features in Mid-Latitude Craters, Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues, London, UK, 2016, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. & J.W. Head, Patterns of Martian Deglaciation: Assessing the Distribution of Paraglacial Features in Mid-Latitude Craters, 47th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2016, Abs #1246, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Huge Pyroclastic Cones Surrounding Cobra Head, Aristarchus Plateau: Relation to Vallis Schröteri, 47th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2016, Abs #1505, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Detecting volcanic glass in lunar localized dark mantle deposits, SSERVI Exploration Science Forum, NASA Ames, 2015, Abs. #22, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., The Martian Paraglacial Period and Implications for Late Amazonian Climate, 46th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2015, Abs #2016, poster presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Examining Spectral Variations in Localized Lunar Dark Mantle Deposits, 46th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2015, Abs #1398, poster presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Paraglacial Geomorphology on Mars: The Distribution of Post-Glacial Features across the Mid-Latitudes, Fifth Moscow International Solar System Symposium (5M-S3), Moscow, Russia, 2014, oral presentation.

Jawin, E. R. et al., Paraglacial Geomorphology on Mars: A Conceptual Framework for Post-Glacial Geomorphic Processes, 8th International Conference on Mars, Pasadena, CA, 2014, Abs #1033, poster presentation.

Conference Participation

Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues, The Geological Society, London, UK, 2016

47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2016

Brown University DEEPS Graduate Student Conference, Providence, RI, 2016

NASA Solar System Exploration Virtual Institute Exploration Science Forum (SSERVI ESF), NASA Ames, July 2015

46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2015

Fifth Moscow Solar System Symposium (5M-S3), IKI, Moscow, Russia, 2014

Eighth International Conference on Mars, Pasadena, CA, 2014

45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 2014

44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 2013

43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 2012

Publications and Conference Participation


Teaching Assistant, Mars, Moon, and Earth, Brown University, AY Fall 2014, AY Fall 2015

Lead Instructor, Brown University, Summer at Brown Program, STEM II (ages 14-16), The Grand Tour: Our Solar System Up Close and Personal, 2016

Associate Instructor, Brown University, Summer at Brown Program, SPARK Junior (ages 11-13), Exploring the Solar System, July 2015

Brown University Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Teaching Certificate I: Reflective Teaching

Teaching Experience


Academic Service 

Peer reviewer for the following journals: Icarus

Served on NASA review panels: 2013, 2016, 2017

Departmental Service

Co-Founder, Graduate Diversity Working Group, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, December 2014-Present

Planetary Science Faculty Representative, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science, May 2016-Present

Professional Development Seminar Organizer, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science, May 2015-September 2016

Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE) Representative, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science, July 2014-August 2016

GeoClub Treasurer, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science, August 2014-May 2015

Brown MESSENGER Analysis Group (BMAG), August 2013-May 2015

New Scientist Program Mentoring Initiative, Brown University, AY Fall 2014

Graduate Research Advisor, Undergraduate Research Project, AY Fall 2013

Academic and Departmental Service


American Geophysical Union (AGU), April 2015

Geological Society of America (GSA), Planetary Science Division, April 2015

Association of Women Geoscientists (AWG), November 2016

Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN), November 2016

Sigma Xi, May 2012

Professional Memberships


Nordic-Hawaii Summer School, Water and Life in the Solar System, Iceland, July 2015

Field Experience


Chair, International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM) Brown-Stanford Team review, 2015-2016

Workshop Leader, Science Cafe: Colonizing the Final Frontier: How to Live on Mars, Seekonk High School, December 2016

Panelist, Challenger Center Annual Conference – STEM Education Through the Lens of Space Exploration, August 2016

Workshop Leader (Women in STEM), International Women’s Day, Lincoln HS, April 2016

Workshop Leader (Planetary Science), Girl Scouts Senior Leadership Conference, Salve Regina University, March 2015

Volunteer Science Teacher, Vartan Gregorian Elementary School, AY Spring 2014

Public Outreach


Computational

Computing Languages: UNIX, ISIS, IDL, Python

Computer Programs: ArcGIS, MATLAB, ENVI, CrystalMaker, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver)

Other

Elementary knowledge of Spanish, Dutch, and Russian

SCUBA Certified

Skills