Bio of Kenneth L. Finger

Chronology

2013-present: Senior Museum Scientist, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA

2002-2013: Museum Scientist, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA

1997-2002: Senior Project Scientist/Paleontologist, Michael Brandman Associates, Tustin, CA

1996-97: Project Scientist/Paleontologist, Michael Brandman Associates, Tustin, CA

1996: Paleontologist, LSA Associates, Irvine, CA

1993-95: Adjunct Lecturer/Professor at 8 colleges/universities in southern California

Consulting Micropaleontologist, Westinghouse Savannah River Project, 1994:

1990-92: Senior Research Geologist, Chevron Oil Field Research Company, La Habra

1979-90: Research Geologist, Chevron Oil Field Research Company, La Habra, CA

1976-79: Exploration Paleontologist, Chevron U.S.A., New Orleans, LA

1976: Ph.D. in Geology, University of California, Davis

1972: B.S. in Earth & Space Sciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook

1970 (summer): Paleontological Field Assistant, West Texas State University, Canyon

Professional Activities, Appointments, and Achievements

Editor, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 2009-2011

Editor, PaleoBios: 2005-2008

Associate Editor, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 1985-2003, 2005-2009

Editorial Board, Marine Micropaleontology, 1990-1992

President, North American Micropaleontology Section (NAMS-SEPM), 1989-1990.

Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Physical Sciences, Irvine Valley College, 1994-1995

Field Trip Leader, Geology of Dana Cove, NAGT-FWS Field Conference, Orange County, California, 1994,

Chairman, technical session on Applications of Strontium Isotope Chronostratigraphy1990 AAPG-SEPM Annual Meeting, San Francisco,

Chairman, technical session on Biostratigraphy, 11th International Symposium on Ostracoda, Warnambool, Australia, 1991

Covener, Workshop on Foraminifera from the Monterey Formation, Pacific Section-SEPM, 1983 Annual Meeting, Sacramento

Field Trip Leader, Paleontology of West Coyote Hills, 1981 NAGT-FWS Annual Meeting, CSU Fullerton,:>

Current Professional Affiliations   

Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research (patron)

North American Micropaleontological Section of the Society of Sedimentary Geologists (NAMS-SEPM)

International Research Group on Ostracoda


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