People A to Z

P. Thompson Davis

  • INSTAAR Affiliate
  • Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences, Bentley University
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire


Glacial and climate history of mountainous areas in New England, western North America, and Baffin Island.

E. James Dixon

  • INSTAAR Affiliate
  • Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico


Arctic archeology; Paleoindian archeology; Quaternary paleoecology; high altitude-high latitude adaptations; museum studies.

Whitney Doss

  • PhD 2014
  • PhD Candidate, Dept. of Geological Sciences
  • Research Assistant, INSTAAR
  • Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Geological Sciences


Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology

Stephanie Dykema

  • Lead Limnology Technician
  • Professional Research Assistant


Understanding interactions among terrestrial and freshwater systems particularly in the context of climate change; Biogeochemical drivers of aquatic community structure; Lakes as sentinels of change; Shifting phenology; Plant restoration techniques; Native seed harvesting