Thomas H. Jordan

Expert on earthquakes and seismology

USC University Professor

Holder of the W.M. Keck Foundation Chair in Geological Sciences

Professor of geophysics, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


  • seismology
  • earthquakes
  • geodynamics

Additional Information

  • Director, Southern California Earthquake Center
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences; American Philosophical Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Chair, National Research Council’s Committee on Basic Research opportunities in the Earth Sciences
  • Recipient, Geological Society of America’s Woollard Award (1998); American Geophysical Union’s Macelwane Medal (1983)


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