Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper in The Leading Edge (journal), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2019)
  • Best Poster, Stanford School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences Research Review (2019)
  • Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University (2017–2018)
  • A.I. Levorsen Memorial Award for Best Paper, Southwest Section of the AAPG Convention (2018)
  • Manus R. Foster Fellowship in Geophysics, Stanford University (2015)
  • Third Place, Best Student Geologic Map Competition, Geological Society of America (2013)
  • EdMap Research Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (2012–2013)
  • Fulbright Fellowship, Study at University of Otago, New Zealand (2011)
  • Albert Ripley Leeds Prize in Geology, Whitman College (2009)
  • Honors in Geology Major, Whitman College (2009)
  • Honors in Politics Major, Whitman College (2009)
  • National Merit Scholar, Whitman College (2009)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Whitman College (2009)
  • Summa Cum Laude, Whitman College (2009)

Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Geophysics (2020)
  • M.S., Stanford University, Structural Geology and Tectonics (2013)
  • Fulbright Fellowship, University of Otago, New Zealand, Structural Geology (2011)
  • B.A., Whitman College, Geology & Politics (Honors in majors), summa cum laude (2009)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Structural geology
Extensional tectonics

Work Experience

  • Exploration Geologist, Statoil (August 2013 - October 2014)


    Houston, TX

  • Teaching Assistant, Stanford University (January 2012 - March 2013)


    Stanford, CA

  • Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Forest Service (August 2009 - February 2010)


    Coeur d'Alene, ID

  • GeoCorps America Intern, Geological Society of America and U.S. Forest Service (June 2009 - August 2009)


    Coeur d'Alene, ID

  • Water Conservation Intern, Aurora Water (utility) (7/1/2007 - 8/1/2007)


    Aurora, CO

All Publications

  • Injection-Induced Seismicity and Fault-Slip Potential in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA Hennings, P. H., Snee, J., Osmond, J. L., DeShon, H. R., Dommisse, R., Horne, E., Lemons, C., Zoback, M. D. 2019; 109 (5): 1615–34

    View details for DOI 10.1785/0120190017

    View details for Web of Science ID 000487813300004

  • State of stress in the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico: Implications for induced seismicity The Leading Edge Lund Snee, J., Zoback, M. D. 2018; 37 (2)

    View details for DOI 10.1190/tle37020127.1

  • State of stress in Texas: Implications for induced seismicity GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS Snee, J. L., Zoback, M. D. 2016; 43 (19): 10208-10214
  • Cenozoic paleogeographic evolution of the Elko Basin and surrounding region, northeast Nevada Geosphere Lund Snee, J., Miller, E. L., Grove, M., Hourigan, J. K., Konstantinou, A. 2016; 12 (2): 1–37

    View details for DOI 10.1130/GES01198.1

  • State of stress in Texas: Implications for induced seismicity Geophysical Research Letters Lund Snee, J., Zoback, M. D. 2016: 7

    View details for DOI 10.1002/2016GL070974

  • Preliminary geologic map of Cenozoic units of the central Robinson Mountain volcanic field and northwestern Huntington Valley, Elko County, Nevada Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 15-2 Lund Snee, J., Miller, E. L. 2015
  • Significance of brittle deformation in the footwall of the Alpine Fault, New Zealand: Smithy Creek Fault zone Journal of Structural Geology Lund Snee, J., Toy, V. G., Gessner, K. 2014; 64: 79–98