The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015
Dr. Wallace is an assistant professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is also currently a guest investigator at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a complimentary research scholar at Rice University. Dr. Wallace earned a B.S. degree from Tulane University, with a double major in geology and German. He earned a Ph.D. degree in earth science from Rice University. The aim of Dr. Wallaceis research is to establish the response of coastal systems to global change over historic and geologic timescales. Specifically, Dr. Wallace is primarily a field geologist interested in understanding how variations in hurricanes, sediment supply, and relative sea-level shape and impact the coastlines of the world. He has worked in areas along the Gulf of Mexico, Japan, Bermuda, and the Philippines.