Dr Sarah Finkelstein is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is cross-appointed to the graduate program in the Department of Geography, a member of the University of Toronto Centre for Global Change Science and a research associate at the Royal Ontario Museum. Dr Finkelstein obtained degrees at Princeton (A.B. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1998), Cambridge (M. Phil. Plant Sciences, 1999) and University of Toronto (Ph.D. Physical Geography 2004), and completed an NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship at University of Ottawa (2004-2005), prior to her appointment to the UofT Faculty in 2006.
Dr Finkelstein has conducted research projects in the Canadian High Arctic (Victoria, Ellesmere, Baffin, Bylot and Prince of Wales Islands, and Melville and Boothia Peninsulas), the Hudson Bay Lowlands in Ontario’s Far North, as well as Barro Colorado Island in Panama, coastal wetlands of the lower Great Lakes, the Turkey Lakes Watershed and other sites in central Ontario.
Dr Finkelstein is a Past President of Canadian Quaternary Association and serves as an associate editor for Wetlands, the journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists. She is also a member of American Geophysical Union, Canadian Association of Palynologists, PAGES Working Groups and the Society of Wetland Scientists.
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