Dr. Elizabeth Catlos is an Assoc. Professor in the Dept. of Geological Sciences (Jackson School of Geosciences) at UT Austin. She is a Fellow, a recipient of the Donath Medal (Young Scientist Award), and an elected Councilor of the Geological Society of America. As a Senior Lecturer for the Fulbright Program, she taught courses in the Dept. of Geological Engineering at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Her field areas include Turkey, various regions in India, and Slovakia.