Honors & Awards

  • Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University (2017–2018)
  • 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. (in progress), Stanford University, Tectonic Geomechanics (2019)
  • 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
Global energy issues

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

  • 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