Rónadh CoxRónadh Cox holds an endowed chair at Williams College (Massachusetts, USA) as the Edward Brust Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, and is an Affiliate Member of University College Dublin’s Earth Institute.  A graduate of University College Dublin and Stanford University, she has also held academic appointments at Rand Afrikaans University and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 
Her recent research focuses on landscape change, sediment generation, and erosion processes, with emphasis on gully formation , the geomorphology of planetary surfaces, and boulder deposits on high-energy coastlines.  She has led field expeditions in Madagascar, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Arizona, the Shetland Islands, and Ireland.
Rónadh Cox is a former science editor of the journal Geology, and currently serves on the Geological Society of America’s Annual Program Committee as well as the society’s Publications Ethics Advisory Committee.  She is a National Science Foundation Principal Investigator, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.