Shaunna Morrison
Research Scientist

Research Scientist Shaunna Morrison

Research Interests

Data-driven approaches to characterizing the coevolution of the geosphere and biosphere; applications of advanced analytics to Earth and planetary systems, with a particular emphasis in mineral relationships; Martian mineralogy via surface missions and meteorites; crystal chemical behavior and bonding systematics in minerals


B.S., Geology, Georgia Southwestern State University, 2011; M.S., Geosciences, University of Arizona, 2013; Ph.D., Geosciences, University of Arizona, 2017

Contact & Links

  • (202) 478-8983
  • Earth and Planets Laboratory
    Carnegie Institution for Science
    5241 Broad Branch Road, NW
    Washington, DC 20015-1305
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Website


Shaunna Morrison is a Research Scientist from the University of Arizona.  She is working with Bob Hazen on mineral network analysis, mineral ecology, mineral evolution and the Mars Science Laboratory mission.