C. V.

Below is my background at-a-glance, with links to .pdfs of my publications.

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Ph.D. Geography, University of California – Los Angeles (Dec 2016)
M.S. Geology, University of Cincinnati
B.A. Geology cum laude, DePauw University


2019 – present    Research Associate, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine
2020 – present     Instructor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University
2019 – 2020         Instructor of Quantitative Ecology, Unity College, Unity, Maine
2017 – 2019        Postdoctoral Research Associate, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine
2017                     Naturalist, Sequoia Field Institute, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks
2005-2011           Science Teacher, Earth and Environmental Science, Charlotte Catholic High School
2007-2010           Senior Park Aide, CA Dept. of Parks and Recreation
2003-2004           Laboratory Supervisor, University of Cincinnati

*student advisee    †project Principal Investigator

Glover, K.C., Hickler, T., Birkel, S., and Gill, J.† (in prep) Dynamic climate-vegetation-wildfire interactions drove Los Angeles Basin plant community structure during Marine Isotope Stage 3. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.

Glover, K.C., George, J., MacDonald, G.M., in review. West Coast vegetation shifts as a response to climate change over the past 130,000 years: geographic pattern and process from pollen records. Physical Geography.

Starratt, S.W., Kirby, M.E., and Glover, K.C., 2021. Diatom Record of Holocene Moisture Variability in the San Bernardino Mountains, California. Limnogeology: Progress, Challenges, Opportunities. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-66576-0_11

Ferrara, J.V.*, Puhlick, J.J., Patterson, T., and Glover, K.C.†, 2020. Dredging Impacts on Soil Properties of the Kankakee River System 150 Years after Perturbation. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-020-01347-9 [.pdf]

 Glover, K.C., Chaney, A.*, Kirby, M.E., Patterson, W., MacDonald, G. M., 2020. Southern California vegetation, wildfire and erosion had nonlinear responses to climatic forcing during Marine Isotope Stages 5 – 2 (120 – 15 ka). Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 35:2, 1-15. DOI: 10.1029/2019PA003628 [.pdf]
This work was selected for a Research Spotlight in the American Geophysical Union’s news publication, Eos.

Koch, A., Glover, K.C., Zambri, B., Thomas, E.K., Benito, X., Yang, J., 2018. Open data practices and challenges among early career paleo-researchers. Past Global Changes Magazine 26:2, 54-55. DOI: 10.22498/pages.26.2.54 [.pdf]

Field, R.D., Fernandes, K., Glover, K.C., Hansen, W.D., Rabinowicz, J., Williams, A.P., 2018. Understanding the roles of fuels, climate and people in predicting fire: taking the long view. Past Global Changes Magazine 26:1, 41. DOI: 10.22498/pages.26.1.41 [.pdf]

Kirby, M., Heusser, L., Scholz, C., Ramezan, R., Anderson, M., Markle, B., Rhodes, E., Fantozzi, J., Glover, K.C., Hiner, C., Price, B., Rangel, H., 2018. A late Wisconsin (32-10k cal a BP) history of pluvials, droughts, and vegetation in the Pacific southwest United States (Lake Elsinore, CA). Journal of Quaternary Science. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3018 [.pdf]

Glover, K.C., MacDonald, G.M., Kirby, M.E., Rhodes, E., Stevens, L., Silveira, E., Whittaker, A.*, and Lydon, S., 2017. Evidence for orbital and North Atlantic climate forcing in alpine Southern California between 125 – 10 ka from multi-proxy analyses of Baldwin Lake. Quaternary Science Reviews 167, 47-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.04.028 [.pdf]

Glover, K.C., 2017. Teaching California climate and vegetation change over long timescales: an NGSS unit using CalFlora and the Neotoma Paleoecology Database. The California Geographer 56, 97 – 103. [.pdf]
Teaching module available at: http://serc.carleton.edu/neotoma/activities/174249.html 

Glover, K.C., Lowell, T. V., Wiles, G., Pair, D., Applegate, P., Hajdas, I., 2011. Deglaciation, basin formation, and post-glacial climate change from a regional network of sediment core sites in Ohio and Eastern Indiana. Quaternary Research 76, 401-410. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.06.004 [.pdf]

Lowell, T. V., Fisher, T. G., Hajdas, I., Glover, K., Loope H., Henry, T., 2009. Radiocarbon deglaciation chronology of the Thunder Bay, Ontario area and implications for ice sheet retreat patterns. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 1597-1607. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.02.025 [.pdf]

Lowell, T. V., Fisher, T. G., Comer, G., Hajdas, I., Waterson, N., Glover, K., Loope, H. M., Shaefer, J., Rinterknecht, V., Broecker, W., Denton, G., and Teller, J. T., 2005. Testing the Lake Agassiz Meltwater Trigger for the Younger Dryas. Eos 86 (40), 365-373. DOI: 10.1029/2005EO400001 [.pdf]