Laurel Hill Association is presenting a special program Laurel Hill: The First Billion Years an illustrated lecture will be given by Professor Rónadh Cox. Rónadh Cox is the Edward Brust Professor of Geology and Mineralogy at Williams College, Massachusetts. She is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of both the Geological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Cox is from Ireland. She says she became interested in geology as a teenager, because her geography teacher “delighted in the natural world,”. She attended University College Dublin for her undergraduate degree, where she majored in geology.. She moved to the United States for her graduate research, joining Stanford University as a doctoral student.