Randy Marrett

Associate Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences
University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712-0254



Fields of Specialization

Structural geology of the upper continental crust, tectonics, regional seismicity, fluid flow in fractured rock, field geology



Ph.D. (1990):  Cornell University, Ithaca NY;  Structural Geology, minors in Geophysics and Solid Mechanics

B.S. (1984):  University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA;  Earth Sciences


Professional Experience

Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX (9/2000 to present);  Full-time (with tenure) teaching and research appointment, holding the Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellowship;  Assistant Professor, 9/1994-8/2000

Research Scientist, Amoco Production Company, Tulsa OK (12/1990-8/1994);  Research on structural and regional geology

Profesor Visitante, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta Argentina (3-7/1988);  Part-time teaching (in Spanish)


Awards and Honors

Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellowship, 2000-present

Knebel Distinguished Teaching Award, 1999

Big XII Faculty Fellowship, 1998

Fullbright Fellowship, 1987-8


Professional Affiliations

Geological Society of America, Member

American Geophysical Union, Member

American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Member


Professional Service

Editorial Board:  Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas,  2003-present

Short Course Committee:  Structural Geology and Tectonics Division, GSA, 2003-present

Editorial Board:  Geology,  2002-present

Chair:  Reservoir Deformation Research Group, AAPG, 1998

Best Paper Award Committee:  Structural Geology and Tectonics Division, GSA, 1996-1999


Last updated: 07/13/2009