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Addison Curtis


Years participated in RESESS: 2022

An Overview

Program: RESESS Boulder

Major: Chemistry

Academic Affiliation: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


​​Addison Curtis (they/them) is a rising senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursuing a Bachelor’s in Chemistry with minors in Secondary Education and Geology. Their passions include geoscience education, structural geology, and Earth history. This summer, they are examining the timing and mechanism of the formation of a sedimentary dike in southern Ontario, Canada using detrital zircon geochronology. After graduation, they hope to obtain a graduate degree in Geoscience and eventually become a geology professor!