2007 Postdoctoral Scholar - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


2006 Ph.D. - Oregon State University

          -Glacial Geology & Oceanography

2002 M.S. - University of Wisconsin-Madison

          -Glacial Geology

2000 B.A. - Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

         -Geology (Honors) & German summa cum laude

2000 Phi Beta Kappa

1996 High School - Rockford Lutheran, IL

          -Valedictorian, top Rockford science student

1995 Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America

2020-          President of Oregon Glaciers Institute

2019-          Founder & President of Carlson Climate Consulting LLC

2019-          Consultant at Earth & Space Research, Seattle, WA 

2018-2022 Past Global Changes, Interglacial Climate Change Leader

2018-2022 Past Global Changes, Sea Level Ice Sheets Advisor

2016-2019 Vice President, International Union Quaternary Research

2014-2017 Science Evaluation, International Ocean Discovery Pr.

2013-2019 Associate Professor, Oregon State University

2012-2019 U.S. National Academies, Commission on the Quaternary

2012-          Quaternary Science Reviews Editorial Board

2012           Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2007-2012 Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison