The Pennsylvania State University, PhD in Geosciences, 2016 – 2021 (expected)
Advisors: Demian Saffer and Tess Russo
Williams College, B.A. in Geosciences, cum laude, 2010 – 2014
Advisor: Rónadh Cox
Senior Thesis: The sedimentology of storm-emplaced coastal boulder deposits in the northeastern Atlantic region
Awards and grants
Penn State Wastewater Management Committee Research Grant, 2019
Penn State Graduate Research Exhibition, 1st place in Physical Sciences and Mathematics, 2018
Richard R. Parizek Graduate Fellowship, 2018 – 2019
Krynine Research Scholarship, 2017 – 2018
Scholten-Williams-Wright Scholarship, 2017
The Pennsylvania State University Graduate Fellowship, 2016
Anne C. Wilson Graduate Fellowship, 2016
Freeman Foote Prize for Outstanding Senior Thesis in Geosciences, 2014
Jahn, K. L., T.A. Russo, C. Neill, P. Lefebvre (2018), Quantifying water and solute fluxes through deep tropical vadose zone soils, Abstract H43I-2583 presented at 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Washington D.C., 10-14 Dec.
Jahn, K. L., T.A. Russo, C. Neill, P. Lefebvre (2017), Preferential subsurface flow through deep tropical soils, presented at 2017 NGWA Summit, Nashville, TN, 4-7 Dec.
Jahn, K. L. and R. Cox (2014), Sedimentologic analysis of coastal boulder deposits in the northeast Atlantic region: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 46, No. 6, p.452.
Cox, R., K. L. Jahn, O. G. Watkins, P. Cox (2018), Extraordinary boulder transport by storm waves (West of Ireland, Winter 2013–2014), and criteria for analysing coastal boulder deposits. Earth-Science Reviews, 117, 623-636.
Cox, R., W. Lopes, and K. L. Jahn (2018), Quantitative roundness analysis of coastal boulder deposits. Marine Geology, 396, 114-141.
Service and outreach
Penn State Geosciences Safety Committee, 2018 – present
Penn State Geosciences Graduate Colloquium Committee, 2018 – present
Shake, Rattle, & Rocks – Geoscience Outreach for State College 5th graders, 2017 – 2018