Alexandra Jahn (she/her)

Associate Professor

Departments / Academic Programs


  • PhD: McGill University, 2010
  • Dipl: Free University of Berlin, 2004
  • Exchange student: University of Washington in Seattle, 2001

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information

(Office) 303 735-3352

Social Networks


Climate modeling, polar climate, paleoclimate, cryosphere, oceanography, modeling of isotopes.

Research Interests

Climate modeling; Arctic Ocean and sea ice variability; Arctic freshwater dynamics; paleoclimate modeling; climate model evaluation, isoptope modeling


  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, 2019
  • Advanced Study Program Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 2012
  • Christine Mirzayan National Academies Policy Fellowship, National Academy of Sciences, 2010
  • PhD Fellowship, German National Academic Foundation, 2006
  • Outstanding student scholarship, German National Academic Foundation, 2001
  • Fulbright Travel Award, The Fulbright Program, 2001
  • Exchange Fellowship, Free University of Berlin and University of Washington, 2001