Profile Dr. Kathryn E. Fitzsimmons

    Born May 12, 1980 in Melbourne, Australia.
•    BSc (Hons) in Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia (2002).
•    Diploma in German Language at the University of Melbourne, Australia (2001).
•    PhD in Quaternary Geology at the Australian National University (2007). Thesis: The late Quaternary history of aridity in the Strzelecki and Tirari Desert dunefields, South Australia.
•    Habilitation at the University of Leipzig (2016). Dissertation: Addressing the challenge of reconstructing palaeoenvironments in studies of human-environmental interactions.
•    Postdoctoral Fellow and Luminescence Laboratory Manager at Australian National University (2007-2010).
•    Junior Researcher and Luminescence Laboratory Leader at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (2010-2016).
•    Albert Maucher Prize for Geosciences, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (2014).
•    Max Planck Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, since 2017.

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