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James Shulmeister

Adjunct Professor, University of Queensland, and Professor and Head of School of Earth and Environment, University of Canterbury

Jamie Shulmeister is a geomorphologist and Quaternary Scientist who specialises in the long-term climate history of the Australasian region. He is President of the Australia New Zealand Geomorphology Group. He is involved in ARC and Marsden projects with a current focus on providing landscape interpretation for archaeological projects. From 2009 to 2019 he was a Professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Queensland. In early 2020 he took up the role of Head of School of Earth and Environment at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.


  • 2009–2019
    Professor, University of Queensland, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 2001–2009
    Professor, University of Canterbury, Department of Geological Sciences


Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland