Alexander Marshall

Geologist & Natural Scientist

Enthusiastic and outgoing Geologist and Naturalist with a thirst for creating unforgettable experiences. Excellent knowledge of volcanology and local flora and fauna, with group organizational experience. Passionate about sharing stories and education in an engaging and exciting manner. Experienced traveler across the U.S and worldwide, competent in communication with groups and individuals of all walks and nationalities.

Work Experience

Research and Laboratory Assistant  •  Volcanology And Petrology, University Of Hawai'i

January 2020 - Present

- Responsible for field work and identification, collection, and rheological analysis of relevant volcanic rock samples from various sites of the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

Undergraduate Research Assistant   •  Mineral Physics, Hawaiian Institute Of Geophysics

May 2019 - February 2021

- Planned and performed a variety of laboratory techniques and recorded data
- Scheduling and Coordinated group laboratory activities.
- Prepared literature for reports, presentations or submission to peer-review journals.

Student Outreach Program Ambassador  •  Earth Moves Me! - University Of Hawai'i

January 2019 - August 2020

- Taught visiting students from pre-school to high school age about a wide variety of Geologic, Hydrologic, and Atmospheric processes.
- Entertained large groups of school aged children on field trips and open house events

Front of House Staff and Barista  •  ARVO Cafe

July 2019 - March 2020

- Greeted customers, created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
(lost job due to COVID-19 closures)

Campus Tour Guide and Student Ambassador  •  State University Of New York At Canton

August 2016 - May 2018

- Answered questions, pointed out important features, and offered further details about classes, campus life, and athletics to prospective students.
- Built personal relationships with guests to promote positive experiences.

Education

University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Geology and Geophysics

2016 - 2020

Skills

Extracurricular Activities


  • Travel Recommendations
  • Natural Resource Understanding
  • History Knowledge
  • Arts and Culture
  • Food and Alcohol appreciation
  • Public Speaking
  • Identifying rocks and geologic features
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Field exploration
  • Wildlife identification
  • Microsoft Suite

  • Collegiate athlete
  • Founder, Coach, Secretary of Hawai'i Australian Football club
  • Coach: Baseball, Hockey, AFL, Cricket
  • Conducted and presented research on sexual aggression at SSSP (Sociology) conference - August 2019
  • Backpacked SE Asia, Europe, and North and South America
  • Hiking and Nature observing

Languages

  • English — Professional
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