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Associate Professor in Earth Sciences, University of Leeds

David Ferguson does research on a variety of volcanic and magmatic topics both on-land and in the oceans. Study areas include Ethiopia, Hawaii, Chile, and the NE Pacific.

Particularly interested in the interactions between volcanism and other large-scale processes such as tectonics and climate.


  • 2016–present
    Research Fellow, University of Leeds
  • 2014–2016
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
  • 2011–2014
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University


  • 2011 
    University of Oxford, DPhil