- Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kelin Whipple's research focuses on the interaction of climate, tectonics, and surface processes in the sculpting of the Earth's surface; mechanics of river incision into bedrock; dynamics of channel and sedimentation processes on alluvial fans; experimental and field study of debris-flow rheologies.
- PhD, Geological Sciences, University of Washington, 1994
- MS, Geological Sciences, University of Washington, 1989
- BA, Geology, University of California-Berkeley, 1985