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Academic Staff

Dr José Constantine


  • Deputy Director, MESci Programmes


  • PhD Geological Sciences (University of California - Santa Barbara) Meander Cutoff and the Controls on the Production and Evolution of Oxbow Lakes, 2008.
  • MSc Hydrologic Sciences (University of California - Davis) Floodplain Evolution in a Small, Tectonically Active Basin of Northern California, 2002.
  • BSc Geology (College of William & Mary), 1999.


  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • British Society for Geomorphology

PhD Students

  • Pauline Dieras (2009-2013): Controls on the persistence of oxbow lakes as aquatic habitat
  • Kate Walker-Springett (2010-2014): Public perception of habitat management strategies for the freshwater pearl mussel in response to climate-driven environmental change across Wales
  • Joshua Ahmed (2011-2015): Sediment supply as a driver of meandering river dynamics
  • Alexander Horton (2013-2017): Impacts of the removal of tropical rainforest on the meandering dynamics of the Kinabatangan River, Borneo
  • Rhodri Thomas (2013-2017): Predictions of river habitat response to climate change across the United Kingdom