Ph.D. Raquel Alonso-Perez
Raquel joined the Harvard Mineralogical and Geological Museum in March 2011 as an assistant curator and moved to her present role as Curator in November 2013. Raquel received her B.S. in geology from the University of Granada, Spain and remained to receive a master in petrology and structural geology from Granada and from the National University of San Luis, Argentina on the contact metamorphism and deformation of the Tamboreo-Tonalite in the Sierra de San Luis of central Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in 2007 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich for her thesis entitled: "The role of garnet in the evolution of hydrous, calc-alkaline magmas" an experimental study at 0.8 - 1.5 GPa. Her main research interests are continental crust formation processes and trace elements distribution in ore deposits.