Terry Quinn named director of the Institute for Geophysics

Terry Quinn, associate director of the Institute for Geophysics, has been named director of the institute. Quinn was interim director during the national search for a director this past year. Since 2006 Quinn has held joint appointments as a senior research scientist at the institute and professor in the Jackson School's Department of Geological Sciences. Among previous honors, Quinn was the Joint Oceanographic Institute's Distinguished Lecturer for 2006-2007. The Jackson School named him a Jackson Research Excellence Fellow in 2007.