Dr. Douglas K. Tinkham
Director and Associate Professor
The Harquail School of Earth Sciences
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Office: B8036, Willett Green Miller Centre
Telephone: (705) 675-1151 ext. 2270



  • Ph.D., Metamorphic petrology, University of Alabama, 2002.

  • M.Sc., Structural geology, University of Illinois, 1997.

  • B.Sc., Rocky Mountain College, 1994.

Research Interests

  • Metamorphism of hydrothermally altered rocks associated with ore deposits

  • Lithogeochemistry of VMS-associated strata and hydrothermally altered rocks

  • Mobility of metals during metamorphism

  • Metamorphic and tectonic evolution of orogenic belts

  • Applied phase equilibrium analysis and geochronology to constrain the P-T-t evolution of metamorphic rocks

  • Thermodynamics of minerals and fluids