Claire Currie

Department of Physics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2E1

phone: (780) 492-1062
fax: (780) 492-0714
email: claire.currie {at} ualberta.ca


research group

Brief bio:
Ph.D. (geophysics), University of Victoria, 2004
B.Sc. (geophysics), University of Western Ontario, 1999

Academic positions
Professor, University of Alberta, 2019-present
Associate professor, University of Alberta, 2013-2019
Assistant professor, University of Alberta, 2007-2013
Post-doctoral researcher, Dalhousie University, 2005-2007

Research interests
  • geophysics - geodynamics
  • convergent plate margins: subduction zones and mountain belts
  • continental structure, strength, and dynamics
  • numerical modelling of lithosphere and upper mantle dynamics
  • controls on earthquake distribution