Kristina L Faul Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background
PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz, Earth Sciences, 2001

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Major in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences/Minor in Political Science, 1993

Employment
2014-Present, Professor of Environmental Science, Mills College (Step 2; as of 2017)

2008-2014, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Mills College

2003-2008, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Mills College

2003-Present, Research Associate, Institute of Marine Sciences, UCSC

2002, Instructor, Voyage to the K/T Boundary, Upward Bound Summer Math/Science Academy, UCSC

2001-02, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University

2000, Instructor, Introductory Oceanography, West Valley College, Saratoga, California

1993-94, Research Assistant II, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Supervisors: William Curry and Delia Oppo

Awards and Honors
The Ruth Masayko Award, presented by the Mills Disability Alliance, 2006
The Trefethen Faculty Award, 2010-2011 ($5,000)

Teaching (Last 4 years only)
CHEM 004: Introduction to College Chemistry (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
CHEM 109L: Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2017)
CHEM 191: Senior Seminar (2019)
ENVS 022: Introduction to Environmental Science (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
ENVS 050 & 050L: Environmental Geology with Laboratory (2017, 2018)
ENVS 105: Oceanography (2018, 2020)
ENVS 107: Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate Change (2017, 2019)
ENVS 115 & ENVS 115L: Geochemistry with Laboratory (2019)
ENVS 177: Teaching Practicum (Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
ENVS 179: Environmental Science Directed Research (every semester)
ENVS 197: Internship Supervisor (2017)

New Course Development
COLL 060T: Evolution of the Earth and Life, with J Harris (2006)
ENVS 050: Environmental Geology with Laboratory (2003)
ENVS 105: Oceanography (2003)
ENVS 107: Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate Change (2004)
ENVS 115: Geochemistry with Laboratory (2012)

Student Mentoring
Academic Advising (number of advisees):
2016-2017:   18 undergraduate,   8 post-bac premedical
2017-2018:  20 undergraduate,  16 post-bac premedical
2018-2019:   19 undergraduate,  9 post-bac premedical
2019-2020:  13 undergraduate, 7 post-bac premedical

Directed Research Students (number of research students):
2016-2017:   3 fall, 4 spring
2017-2018:  4 fall, 4 spring
2018-2019:   3 fall, 4 spring
2019-2020:  4 fall, 4 spring

Undergraduate Summer Research Students (undergraduate summer research students generally work 40 hours per week for 8-10 weeks):
2017: Mara Nutt and Emma Rigby
2018: Celine Barrera and Maria-Elena Ramos
2019: Maria-Elena Ramos and Masha Soshnin
2020: Maria-Elena Ramos (field work only due to COVID-19)

Faculty Mentor, California Space Grant Consortium/NASA 2019 Pilot Program for the Advancement of Women in STEM (2019)
Led an intensive 3 week summer program to implement Arduino technology into geochemical research for nine undergraduates

Articles in Refereed Journals (in reverse chronological order)
Diester‐Haass, L., & K. L. Faul (2018), Paleoproductivity reconstructions for the Paleogene Southern Ocean: A direct comparison of geochemical and micropaleontological proxies. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34(1), 79-97. doi: 10.1029/2018PA003384. 3 citations. Impact factor 3.09. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology (formerly Paleoceanography) is the #1 ranked paleontology journal according to Journal Citation Reports.

Paytan, A., E. Gray, Z. Ma, A. Erhardt, and K. L. Faul (2012) Application of sulfur isotopes for stratigraphic correlation, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 48:1, 195-206. 23 citations. Impact factor 1.65.

Faul, K. L., and M. L. Delaney (2010), A comparison of early Paleogene export productivity and organic carbon burial flux for Maud Rise, Weddell Sea and Kerguelen Plateau, South Indian Ocean, Paleoceanography, 25, PA3214, doi:10.1029/2009PA001916. 9 citations. Impact factor 3.09. Paleoceanography is the #1 ranked paleontology journal according to Journal Citation Reports.

Anderson, L.D., K. L. Faul, and A. Paytan (2010), Phosphorus Associations in Aerosols: what can they tell us about P bioavailability?, Marine Chemistry, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2009.04.008. 58 citations. Impact factor 2.93.

Paytan, A., K. Averyt, K. Faul, E. Gray, and E. Thomas (2007), Barite accumulation, ocean productivity, and Sr/Ba in barite across the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum, Geology, 35, 1139-1142, doi: 10.1130/G24162A.1. 55 citations. Impact factor 5.41. Google scholar ranks Geology as the #5 journal in the field of Geology.

Faul, K. L., A. Paytan, and M. L. Delaney (2005), Phosphorus Distribution in Oceanic Particulate Matter, Marine Chemistry, 97, 307-333, doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2005.04.002. 99 citations. Impact factor 2.93.

Faul, K.L., and Paytan, A. (2005), Phosphorus and barite concentrations and geochemistry in Site 1221 Paleocene/Eocene boundary sediments. In Wilson, P.A., Lyle, M., and Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 199 [Online]. Available from World Wide Web.  12 citations.

Paytan, A., B.J. Cade-Menun, K. MacLauglin, and K. L. Faul (2003), Selective phosphorus regeneration of sinking marine particles: Evidence from 31P-NMR, Marine Chemistry, 101, 55-70, doi:  10.1016/S0304-4203(03)00052-5. 144 citations. Impact factor 2.93.

Faul, K. L., L. D. Anderson, and M. L. Delaney (2003), Early Paleogene nutrient and paleoproductivity records from Blake Nose, Western North Atlantic Ocean, Paleoceanography, 18(2), 1042, doi: 10.1029/2001PA000722. 30 citations. Impact factor 3.09. Paleoceanography is the #1 ranked paleontology journal according to Journal Citation Reports.

Quintin, L.L., Faul, K.L., Lear, C., Graham, D., Peng, C., Murray, R.W., and Shipboard Scientific Party (2002), Geochemical analysis of bulk marine sediment by Inductively Coupled Plasma–Atomic Emission Spectroscopy on board the JOIDES Resolution, In Lyle, M., Wilson, P.A., Janecek, T.R., et al., Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports, Volume 199. 2 citations.

Anderson, L. D., M. L. Delaney, and K. L. Faul (2001), Carbon to Phosphorus ratios in sediments: Implications for nutrient cycling, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15, 65-79, 164 citations. Google scholar ranks Global Biogeochemical Cycles as the #5 journal in Oceanography. Impact factor 5.73.

Faul, K. L., and M. L. Delaney (2000), Data Report: Phosphorus concentrations and geochemistry in Blake Nose sediments from Leg 171B, In Kroon, D., Norris, R.D., Klaus, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Volume 171B. 4 citations.

Faul, K. L., A. C. Ravelo, and M. L. Delaney (2000), Reconstructions of upwelling, productivity, and photic zone depth in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean using planktonic foraminiferal stable isotopes and abundances, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 30(2), 110-125. 86 citations. Impact factor 1.12.

Bains, S., R. D. Norris, R. M. Corfield, and K. L. Faul (2000), Termination of global warmth at the Palaeocene/Eocene boundary through productivity feedback, Nature, 407, 171-174. 263 citations. Impact factor 45. Google scholar ranks Nature as the #1 journal in Life Sciences & Earth Sciences.

Kroon, R., R.D. Norris, A. Klaus, I. Alexander, L. Bardot, C. Barker, J. Bellier, C. Blome, L. Clarke, J. Erbacher, L. Faul, M. Holmes, B. Huber, M. Katz, K. Macleod, S. Marca, F. Martinez-Ruiz, I. Mita, M. Nakai, J. Ogg, D. Pak, T. Pletsch, J. Self-Trail, N. Shackleton, J. Smit, W. Ussler, D. Watkins, J. Widmark, and P. A. Wilson (1998). Drilling Blake Nose: the search for evidence of extreme Palaeogene–Cretaceous climates and extraterrestrial events. Geology Today, 14(6), 222-226. 2 citations. Impact factor 0.5.

Total citations: 954

Notes:  Publication citation numbers are from Google Scholar (as of 7/20/20). Impact factors are as reported by the journal. In my academic discipline, first authors generally make the largest contribution to the paper, and if there are only two co-authors, they usually make equal contributions.

Book Chapter
Paytan, A., Yao, W., Faul K. L. & Gray E.T. (anticipated publication date March 15, 2021). Sulfur Isotope Stratigraphy. In F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, M. B. Schmitz, and G. M. Ogg (Eds.), The Geologic Timescale 2020. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science, 1176 pages. 

Reports
Lyle, M., Wilson, P.A., Janecek, T.R., and the ODP Leg 199 Shipboard Scientific Party (Backman, J., Busch, W.H., Coxall, H. K., Faul, K. L., Gaillot, P., Hovan, S.A., Knoop, P., Kruse, S., Lanci, L., Lear, C., Moore, T.C., Nigrini, C.A., Nishi, H., Nomura, R., Norris, R.D., Pälike, H., Parés, J. M., Quintin, L., Raffi, I., Rea, B.R., Rea, D.K., Steiger, T.H., Aradhna Tripati, A., Vanden Berg, M.D., and Wade, B.) (2002), Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 199: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). doi:10.2973/odp.proc.ir.199.2002

Norris, R.D., Kroon, D., Klaus, A., and the ODP Leg 171B Shipboard Scientific Party (Alexander, I.T., Bardot, L. P., Barker, C. E., Bellier, J.-P., Blome, C.D., Clarke, L. J., Erbacher, J., Faul, K.L., Holmes, M.A., Huber, B.T., Katz, M.E., MacLeod, K.G., Marca, S., Martinez-Ruiz, F.C., Mita, I., Nakai, M., Ogg, J. G., Pak, D. K., Pletsch, T.K., Self-Trail, J.M., Shackleton, N.J., Smit, J., Ussler, W., III, Watkins, D.K., Widmark, J., and Wilson, P.A.) (1998), Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 171B: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

Invited Presentations

Research/Scholarly Work
Faul, K.L., A. Paytan, and M. Delaney, Phosphorus Distribution in Oceanic Particulate Matter, Ocean Sciences Department, University of California Santa Cruz, May 2004.

Faul, K.L., and A. Paytan, Reactive Phosphorus and Barite Changes Across the Paleocene/Eocene Boundary in Pacific Paleogene Sediments from ODP Leg 199, Earth Sciences Department, University of California Riverside, May 2004.

Faul, K.L., and A. Paytan, Reactive Phosphorus and Barite Changes Across the Paleocene/Eocene Boundary in Pacific Paleogene Sediments from ODP Leg 199, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University East Bay (Hayward Campus), October 2004.

Faul, K.L., A. Paytan, E. Gray, and J. Sayo*, Changes in Equatorial Pacific Nutrient Burial, Export Production, and the Sulfur Isotopic Composition of Seawater during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (~55 Ma), Earth and Planetary Science Department, University of California Berkeley, May 2007.

Faul, K.L., A. Paytan E. Gray, and J. Sayo*, Could oceanic phytoplankton have stopped a runaway greenhouse climate? The Role of Export Productivity during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (55 Ma), Department of Geosciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, November 2007.

Faul, K.L. and A. Paytan, The Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (~55 Ma): Insights from a past global warming event, Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy Program, California State University, Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA, March 2008.

Faul, K.L., and M. R. Scampavia*, The Role of Reactive Phosphorus Regeneration in Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events, The National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, England, UK, October 2009.

Faul, K.L., and M. R. Scampavia*, The Role of Reactive Phosphorus Regeneration in Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events, Department of Geology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK, October 2009.

Faul, K., C. Lear, E. Dirksen*, H. Simpson*, L. Zentner*, Invited: Simultaneous Increase in Planktonic-Benthic Carbon Isotope Gradients and Phosphorus Deposition in Sediments from the Caribbean (ODP Site 999) Provide Evidence for Increased Nutrient Delivery and Organic Carbon Burial during Miocene Volcanic Ash Events, International Goldschmidt Geochemistry Meeting, June 2014.

Faul, K.L., and L.K. Rademacher, A Tale of Three Reservoirs: Controls on water quality in small, urban East Bay watershed systems, Environmental Science Department, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, May 2015.

Faul, K.L., C. Lear, Z. Dell1*, E. Dirksen*, S. Kreutzer*, M. Nutt*, E. Rigby*, H. Simpson*, and Lisann Zentner*, Evidence for enhanced export productivity due to volcanic ash fertilization around the Middle Miocene Climate Transition (MMCT) in the Caribbean Sea (ODP Site 999), UC Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, January 2018.

Faul, K.L., L.K. Rademacher, C. Barrera*, and M. Ramos*, Management Implications for Small Urban Reservoirs Based on a Multi-Year Study of Three Alameda County Watershed-Reservoir Pairs, Alameda County Watershed Confluence Conference, Oakland, CA, October 2018.

Outreach/Professional Development
Invited Panelist, From the Start:  Your Guide to Setting Up and Running a Lab, Science/Engineering Focused Panel Discussion (~150 attendees), Stanford Future Faculty Seminar, October 16, 2013

Geologist in the Classroom, Melrose Leadership Academy (1st and 2nd grades), Oakland, CA, 2016-2019

Invited Speaker, Mills Climate Summit, Lokey Business School, 2018

Conference Presentations
Note: Undergraduate authors are starred (*).

1.      K. L. Faul and A. C. Ravelo, Thermocline reconstructions of the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean: Present and last glacial maximum, EOS Transactions, AGU, Fall 1996 Meeting, Vol. 77, No. 46, November 12, 1996, p. F306.

2.      K. L. Faul, M. L. Delaney, and ODP Leg 171B Shipboard Scientific Party, Phosphorus geochemistry and accumulation rates of Paleogene and Cretaceous Blake Nose sediments, EOS Transactions, AGU, Vol. 78, No. 46, November 18, 1997, p. F362.

3.      K. L. Faul and M.L. Delaney, Implications of phosphorus accumulation rates from Blake Nose sediments for the Paleocene carbon isotope maximum, ODP Leg 171B Post-Cruise Scientific Meeting, Granada, Spain, August 1998.

4.      K. L. Faul and M. L. Delaney, Implications of phosphorus accumulation rates from Blake Nose sediments for the Paleocene carbon isotope maximum, International Conference on Paleoceanography VI Abstract Volume, Lisbon, Portugal, August 1998, p. 106.

5.      K. L. Faul and M. L. Delaney, Nutrient and paleoproductivity dynamics in the Early Paleogene, In Andreasson, F. P., B. Schmitz, and E. I. Thompson, (Eds.), Early Paleogene Warm Climates and Biosphere Dynamics Abstract Volume, Göteborg University, Sweden, 1999, p. 91.

6.      Delaney, M. L., L. D. Anderson, K. L. Faul, and R. W. Murray, Phosphorus Sink-Switching in California and West African Margin Sites (ODP Legs 167 and 175): Comparison of Pore Fluid and Sedimentary Geochemistry, EOS Transactions, AGU, Vol. 80, No. 46, November 16, 1999, p. F566.

7.      K. L. Faul, M. L. Delaney, J. C. Zachos, Early Paleogene nutrient burial and paleoproductivity relationships to carbon cycle perturbations, EOS Transactions, AGU, Vol. 80, No. 46, November 16, 1999, p. F493.

8.      K. L. Faul, Nutrients and Paleoproductivity During the Last Glacial Maximum and Early Paleogene, Dissertations in Chemical Oceanography Meeting XVI Abstract Volume, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 22-27, 2000. p. 37-38.

9.      K. L. Faul, and M. L. Delaney, Early Paleogene ocean phosphorus cycling and productivity, EOS Transactions, AGU, Vol. 81, No. 48, November 28, 2000, p. F177.

10.  K. L. Faul, and M. L. Delaney, Early Paleogene Southern Ocean Phosphorus, Climate and Biota of the Early Paleogene Abstract Volume, National Museum of Natural History, 2001, p. 30.

11.  K. L. Faul and A. Paytan, “Early Paleogene Marine Sulfur Isotopes”, Chemical Oceanography Gordon Conference Poster Session, Tilton, NH, August, 2001.

12.  K. L. Faul, A. Paytan, and M.L. Delaney, Phosphorus distribution in oceanic particulate matter, EOS Transactions, AGU, Vol. 83, No. 4, January 22, 2002, p. 204.

13.  K. L. Faul and A. Paytan, “Phosphorus Distribution in Oceanic Particulate Matter”, Chemical Oceanography Gordon Conference Poster Session, Tilton, NH, August 11-15, 2003.

14.  K. L. Faul and A. Paytan, “Reactive Phosphorus and Barite Changes Across the Paleocene Eocene Boundary in Pacific Paleogene Sediments from Leg 199”, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 199 Post-Cruise Scientific Meeting, Urbino, Italy, October 13-18, 2003.

15.  K. L. Faul and A. Paytan, Reactive Phosphorus and Barite Changes Across the Paleocene/Eocene Boundary in Pacific Sediments from ODP Leg 199, International Conference on Paleoceanography VIII Abstract Volume, Biarritz, France, September 2004, p. 85.

16.  K. L. Faul, A. Paytan, and *E. Gray, The sulfur isotopic composition of seawater from marine barite during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (~55 Ma), Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference Abstract Volume CD, A872, May 2005.

17.  *E. Gray, K. L. Faul, A. Paytan, Analysis of Sulfur Isotopes in Oceanic Barite During the PETM, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP43B-0681, 2005.

18.  K. L. Faul, *J. Sayo, A. Paytan, and *E. Gray, Changes in Nutrient Burial, Export Production, and the Sulfur Isotopic Composition of Seawater During the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum, American Geophysical Union (Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP11B-1472), 2005.

19.  K. L. Faul, and *K. Stewart (2007), Equatorial Pacific Reactive Phosphorus Accumulation Rates across the Eocene/Oligocene Boundary, Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP11A-0232.

20.  *K.N. McLaughlin, L.K. Rademacher, T.M. Hill, K.L. Faul, S.B. Myhre, H.J. Spero (2008), U/Ca ratios in deep-sea corals: Testing the relationship with carbon dioxide in seawater, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS21A-1164.

21.  *S.L. LeRoy, T.M. Hill, K.L. Faul, L.K. Rademacher, H.J. Spero, S.B. Myhre (2008), Developing a Proxy for Intermediate/Deep Seawater Phosphorus Concentrations Using Bamboo Coral From California Coastal Seamounts, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP33C-1594.

22.  *M. R. Scampavia and K.L. Faul (2009), The Role of Reactive Phosphorus Regeneration in Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events, 2009 Convention of the Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

23.  *McDaniel, G. R., L.K. Rademacher, K.L. Faul, B. Harrington (2010), Characterization of Geochemical Cycles in Lion Creek Watershed, Oakland, CA:  Geological Society of America, Denver, CO, Abstract #178618, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 288.

24.  *McDaniel, G. R., L. K. Rademacher, K. L. Faul, and K. C. Burmeister (2011), The Fate of Trace Metals in an Urban Watershed Impacted by Acid Mine Drainage: Geological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, Abstract #195714, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 122.

25.  *Stitt, C., *A.J. Parmidge, *C. Wu, *L. Kong, *J. Moore*, *C. Le, *G.R. McDaniel, L.K. Rademacher, and K.L. Faul (2012), The role of small upstream reservoirs in trapping organic carbon, nutrients, and metals in the San Francisco Bay Area, American Chemical Society Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, Oakland, CA.

26.  *Stitt, C., K.L. Faul, and L.K. Rademacher (2012), Metal Cycling Through an Ephemeral Acid Mine Drainage Impacted Urban Reservoir in Oakland, CA: Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC, Abstract #209999, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 44, No. 7.

27.  *Wu, C., K.L. Faul, and L.K. Rademacher (2012), Microbial Assemblage in a Small, Urban Reservoir Impacted by Acid Mine Drainage, Oakland, CA: Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC, Abstract #211542, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 44, No. 7.

28.  *Zentner, L. K.L. Faul, and C.L. Lear (2012), Increased oceanic organic carbon burial potentially induced by phosphorus fertilization from middle Miocene volcanism, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP13A-2071.

29.  *Teague, K. E., L. K. Rademacher, J. M. Lang, and K. L. Faul (2013), Relationship between microbial communities and metal mobility in urban watersheds, Eastern San Francisco Bay Area, CA:  Geological Society of America 2013, Denver, CO, Abstract #227345, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 45, No. 7.

30.  Faul, K., C. Lear, E. Dirksen*, H. Simpson*, L. Zentner* (2014), Invited: Simultaneous Increase in Planktonic-Benthic Carbon Isotope Gradients and Phosphorus Deposition in Sediments from the Caribbean (ODP Site 999) Provide Evidence for Increased Nutrient Delivery and Organic Carbon Burial during Miocene Volcanic Ash Events, International Goldschmidt Geochemistry Meeting, June 2014.

31.  Rademacher, L. K., K.L. Faul, J. Lang, *Teague, K. E., and *McDaniel, G. (2014), Controls on Water Quality in Small, Urban Watershed-Reservoir Systems: Examples from the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Geological Society of America 2014, Vancover, BC, Abstract #190-12, Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 46, No. 6, p.471.

32.  Faul, K.L. and L.K. Rademacher (2015), Sediment core derived history of metal cycling through small urban reservoirs in the San Francisco East Bay Area, 2015 San Francisco Estuary Conference, Abstract Volume p. 148.

33.  Rademacher, L.K. and K.L. Faul (2015), Impact of small urban reservoirs on water quality in East Bay watersheds, 2015 San Francisco Estuary Conference, Abstract Volume p. 147.

34.  *Rodriguez, J., *S. Kreutzer, K.L. Faul. and L.K. Rademacher (2016), Minor and Trace Metal Concentrations in Surface Sediments of Three San Francisco Bay Region Reservoirs, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016CD-274520.

35.  Faul, K.L., C. Lear, *H. Simpson, *E. Dirksen, and *L. Zentner (2016), Volcanic ash fertilization, increased export productivity, and increased organic C burial in sediments from the Caribbean (ODP Site 999) during the Middle Miocene Climate Transition, International Conference on Paleoceanography XII Abstracts, Utrecht, Netherlands, P-331, 

36.  *Rigby, E., *M. Nutt, C. Lear, and K.L. Faul (2017), Evidence for enhanced export productivity due to volcanic ash fertilization around the Middle Miocene Climate Transition (MMCT) in the Caribbean (ODP Site 999), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6, ISSN 0016-7592, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-307453.

37.  Faul, K.L., L.K. Rademacher, *C. Barrera, and *M. Ramos (2018), Management Implications for Small Urban Reservoirs Based on a Multi-Year Study of Three Alameda County Watershed-Reservoir Pairs, Alameda County Watershed Confluence Conference, Oakland, CA, October 2018.

38.  Rademacher, L.K., and K.L. Faul (2018), An evaluation of the impact of the Leona Heights Sulfur Mine Remediation project on Lion Creek / Lake Aliso watershed, Alameda County Watershed Confluence Conference, Oakland, CA, October 2018.

39.  *Soshnin, M., *L. Crispin, *R. Kirkendal, *A. Pearce, *A. Maxey, *S. Yano, *M. Ramos, *K. Hernandez, *M. Muhammad, L. Delker, E. Spertus, and K.L. Faul (2019), Comparison of Arduino Probe Methodology to Existing Field Methods Used for Acid Mine Drainage Research in Leona Creek, Oakland, CA (2019), 14th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference, Oakland, CA, October 2019.

Contracts and Grants (Awarded)
Source: American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund
Title: The Role of Reactive Phosphorus Regeneration in Cretaceous Anoxic Events
Amount awarded: $35,000
Time period: 2006-10
Role: PI

Source: National Science Foundation
Title: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU):  Investigating Proxies for Oceanic Productivity and Oxygenation in Deep Sea Corals
Amount awarded: $5,000 supplement
Time period: 2008
Role: Research supervisor for Sverre LeRoy (Mills undergraduate) working with me and the PI, Tessa Hill (Bodega Marine Lab/UC Davis)

Source: University of Southern California Sea Grant
Title:  The Role of Small Upstream Reservoirs in Trapping Organic Carbon, Nutrients, and Metals in the San Francisco Bay Area
Amount awarded:  $25,000 (total was $50,000 with institutional matches)
Time period: February 1, 2012-January 31 2014, no cost extension to April 2016.
Role: Co-PI with L. K. Rademacher (University of the Pacific)

Internal Mills College Grants (Awarded)
Faculty Course Development Grants

Environmental Geology, 2002-03 ($3,942)

Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate Change, 2005-06 ($615)

Faculty Travel Grants
To present at the Chemical Oceanography Gordon Conference, Tilton, NH, 2003 ($990)

To present at the 8th International Conference on Paleoceanography, Biarritz, France, 2004 ($1,020)

To present at the Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Moscow, ID, 2005 ($600)

To present at the American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2005 ($360)

To present at the Joint Convention of the Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society for Sedimentary Geology, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Ventura, CA, 2009 ($386)

To present at the 12th International Conference on Paleoceanography, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2016 ($1,500)To present at the Geological Society of America National Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2017 ($647)

Faculty Research Grants
The Miocene carbon cycle: investigating the link between volcanism and climate change, 2010-11 ($3,978)

The Role of Small Upstream Reservoirs in Trapping Organic Carbon, Nutrients, and Metals in the San Francisco Bay Area, 2012-13 ($3,352)

The Role of Small Upstream Reservoirs in Trapping Organic Carbon, Nutrients, and Metals in the San Francisco Bay Area (Continuation), 2015-16 ($3,000)

The Role of Small Upstream Reservoirs in Trapping Organic Carbon, Nutrients, and Metals in the San Francisco Bay Area (Continuation), 2016-17 ($2,768)

Quantifying the spatial scale of adaptation to stressful soil chemistry, joint with Professor Sarah Swope, 2018-19 ($4,000)

Investigating the Impact of Acid Mine Drainage Remediation on the Leona Creek/Lake Aliso Watershed/Reservoir Pair, 2019-20 ($4,000)

Completing a record of sedimentary history of three East Bay reservoirs: Lake Aliso (Oakland), Don Castro Reservoir (Hayward, CA), and Lake Anza (Berkeley) 2020-21, ($2,000)

Faculty Development Grant, joint award to the Mills Interdisciplinary Faculty Writing Group (Bishop, Chung, Faul, Hunter, Johnson, Kochly, & Rice), 2011-12 ($3990)

Mills College Matching Funds for Sea Grant Award, 2012-2014, ($5,000 per FY13, FY14 to support undergraduate student researchers)

The Rhoda Goldman Environmental Sciences Chair
2006-09 ($2,000 per year)
2012-2015 ($2,000 per year)
2015-2018 ($2,000 per year)

The Gibbons-Young Professorship of Distinction in the Biological or Physical Sciences, 2020-23 ($2,500 per year)

Service–College and Department (last 4 years)
Member, Environmental Science Program Committee (2003-Present)

Member, Environmental Studies Program Committee (2003-Present)

Member, Sustainability Committee (2007-Present)

Head, Environmental Science Program (2014-Present)

Head, Environmental Studies Program (2014-Present)

Divisional Dean, Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2015-2017, except during Sabbatical Leave Spring 2016)

Latinx Task Force (2016-2017)

Faculty Presenter, Mills College Science Admissions Research Showcase (2017, 2018, 2019)

Signature Experience Task Force (2017-2020)

Chair, Core Curriculum Committee (2018-Present)

Reviewer, Core Curriculum, Scientific Inquiry (2018-Present)

Barry Goldwater Fellowship Foundation Representative (ongoing)

Diversity in STEM Conversations (Summer 2019-Present)

Service—Broader Community
Editorships, editorial boards, and reviewing activities for journals and other learned publications.

Participant, Editorial party for the Ocean Drilling Program Initial Reports Volume, Leg 199, 2002

Reviewer for the following journals and publications: Applied Geochemistry; Deep Sea Research II; Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science; Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta; Geology; Global Biogeochemical Cycles; Marine Chemistry; Marine Geology; Nature Geoscience; Limnology & Oceanography; Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology; Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans; Ongoing 1999-present

Shipboard Experience
Inorganic geochemist, JOIDES Resolution, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 171B, western North Atlantic Ocean (Jan-Feb 1997)

Inorganic geochemist, JOIDES Resolution, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 199, equatorial Pacific Ocean (Oct-Dec 2001)

Participant, R/V Mussel Point, Research cruise with Prof. Tessa Hill of Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory, Bodega and Tomales Bays, coastal California (July 12, 2006)

Shipboard Co-Chief Scientist (Substitute), R/V Western Flyer, Deep Sea Corals/Seamounts 2007 Cruise, coastal California (June 17-27, 2007)

Reviewing activities for agencies
Reviewer for the National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO): Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) and Division of Earth Sciences (EAR), Ongoing

Reviewer, Harvey Fellowship Recipient Selection, Mustard Seed Foundation, 2005-2008

Panel Reviewer, American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund Undergraduate Geology Section, Panels Held:  January 12-13, 2009 in Washington, DC, and June 16-17, 2009 in Baltimore, MD. Reviewed a total of 15 proposals and was lead presenter or scribe on 12 of these.

Mentoring
Mentor, Career Mentor-Mentee Match Program, AWIS Palo Alto Chapter (2006-2013)

One Day Workshop Instructor, “Making Lip Balm” and “Soap making”, GE Girls Camp @ Mills, a program designed to encourage middle school girls to explore careers in STEM (Summers 2016-2019)

Memberships
American Geophysical Union

Geological Society of America

Workshops Attended (2019)
Invited participant, “Science Communication and Engagement with Religious Publics Workshop,” Stanford University (January 2019)

Invited participant, “Higher Ed Climate Leadership Summit,” Arizona State University (February 2019)

Invited participant, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Earth and Environmental Sciences: Supporting the Success of All Students” workshop at the University of Illinois at Chicago (April 2019)