Jim O’Connor is a Research Geologist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Portland, Oregon, where he has been stationed since 1996. His primary research focus is landscape evolution in the Pacific Northwest. He majored in Geological Science at University of Washington and earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at University of Arizona.
In Feb. 2017, Jim lectured on the Bridge of the Gods & the Bonneville Landslide. (Updated Oct. 2021)