Professor Karin Barovich

Professor Karin Barovich
  • Biography/ Background

    Doctor Karin Barovich received a BSc(Geological Engineering) from the Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. She then completed a MSc degree at the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colorado. Her PhD was completed at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona, in 1991. She worked in geochemistry and the use of radiogenic isotopes and elements like Lu and Hf, to study early Earth crustal growth.

    Karin started as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Adelaide in 2002, and retired as a Professor in early 2020.

  • Teaching Interests

    I occasionally step in to demonstrate on various field trips. Here is a fun photo from the 2021 Tectonics field trip on the Fleurieu Peninsula.