PhD, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, 2016
MPhil., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, 2011
M.A., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, 2009
B.A., Geology, Oberlin College, 2006
Associate Director for Educational Initiatives, Department of Residence Life, SUNY Geneseo (2019-present)
Adjunct Faculty, Edgar Fellows Program, SUNY Geneseo “How to Build a Habitable Planet”, Fall 2018
Associate Director for Educational Initiatives, Department of Student Life, SUNY Geneseo, 2018-2019
Assistant Director for Educational Initiatives, Department of Student Life, SUNY Geneseo, 2016 - 2018
Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, “Our Geological Environment”, Spring 2016
Coordinator of Residential Education, Department of Residence Life, SUNY Geneseo, 2014 – 2016
Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 2013-2014
Adjunct Faculty Professor, Manhattan Marymount College, General Geology, 2012
National Science Foundation Graduate LEEFS Fellow in K-12 Education, 2011-2013
Faculty Fellow, Columbia University, 2007-2013
ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Paid Summer Intern, 2011
NEACUHO Assessment Committee member and Sub-Committee Lead, Summer 2020-present
Wildly Important Goal, Comprehensive First-Year Experience subcommittee, Spring 2020-present
2020 Election Working Group, Spring-Fall 2020
ACPA Sustainability Committee Member Fall 2019 - Present
Curriculum Design Working Group, Chair of Integrative and Applied Learning Committee, 2019-2020
Advisor to the Eco Rep Student Internship Program, 2019 - Present
Curriculum Design Working Group, member appointed by the College Senate, 2016-2020,
Co-Chair SUNY Geneseo President’s Commission on Sustainability, 2015 – Present
Tripartite Committee Member, SUNY Geneseo, trained Fall 2017 - Present
Co-Advisor of Residence Hall Sustainability Coordinators, September 2015 – Present
Academic Coach, Academic Planning and Advising, 2018-Present
College Senator, Student and Campus Life representative, 2017-2019
Center for Integrative Learning, Community Member, 2016-Present
Promote Geneseo!, Town, Village, and College Volunteer collaboration, 2014-Present
Assistant Field Hockey Coach, SUNY Geneseo, 2013 – Present
Mental Health Advisory Committee, Member, SUNY Geneseo, May 2015 – Present
SUNY Applied Learning Working Group, SUNY Geneseo Team Member, Spring 2015 – Spring 2018
Livingston County CARES, Volunteer Leader, March 2015 Service Trip to Biloxi, MS
Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting, SUNY Geneseo Team Member, January 2015
Washington Center Summer Institute on Learning Communities, SUNY Geneseo Team Member, Summer 2014
Awards, Honors, and Certifications
Awards, Honors, Certifications
Johns Hopkins Contact Tracing Course, June 2020
Safe Zone Trained, 2016, re-trained Fall 2019
Mental Health First Aid Training, March 2019
Professional Certificate in Supervision, Genesee Community College, 2017
SUNY Outstanding Student Affairs Program Honorable Mention 2017 (Geneseo-Letchworth Summer Experience Program)
Diversity Zone Trained, August 2017
Professional Certificate in Sustainability Leadership (UVM, 2015)
John N. Stearns Student-Athlete Award, Oberlin College, 2006
NCAA Field Hockey Second Team All-American, Oberlin College, 2005
NEACUHO-MACUHO Joint Annual Conference, October 2021. “Furthering DEI Initiatives in Residence Life”.
Institute on the Curricular Approach, ACPA, October 2019, Showcase Institution
NEACUHO Annual Conference, October 2019, “How to Create Interdisciplinary LLCs with a Strong Curricular Component”.
NEACUHO Residential Education Retreat, June 2019, “Working to Create an Inclusive Housing Experience for LGBTQ+ Students”.
Building an Inclusive Curriculum for the Co-Curricular; American College Personnel Association Annual Meeting, March 2018.
Mapping Bicycle Racks and Usage using ArcGIS: Connecting College and Community Initiatives, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Annual Conference. Poster Presentation with Michael Reed, senior Geology major at Geneseo (2017).
Integrative Learning at Geneseo: Opportunities for Collaboration, SUNY Geneseo Teaching and Learning Center Presentation, February 2017.
Academic Success and Social Orientation of first-year students in a Living-Learning Community (Tesla House), SUNY Geneseo ASSESStivus, September 2015
“My Chair Sits Empty: Lost Relationships During a Global Pandemic,” Reitz, Margaret. ACPA Developments, Issue 1, (January 2021).
The Structural Evolution of the Calabrian Forearc: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating Time-Transgressive Deformation in a Subduction-Rollback System. Reitz, Margaret, Dissertation. Ann Arbor: ProQuest LLC. 2015.
Arc-parallel strain in a short rollback-subduction system: The structural evolution of the Crotone Basin (northeastern Calabria, southern Italy), Reitz, Margaret; Seeber, Leonardo , Tectonics, Volume 31, (2012), 10.1029/2011TC003031
A Tilted and Dissected Relict Landscape on the east flank of the Sila Massif, Calabria, Southern Italy: Asymmetric Uplift in the Late Quaternary?, Reitz, M. A.; Seeber, L.; Schaefer, J. M.; Steckler, M. S. , American Geophysical Union, (2010).
Tectonics at the Transition from Subduction to Collision at the Calabrian Arc, Steckler, M.S.; Baccheschi, P.; Cardinali, M.; Dewez, T.; Faccenna, C.; Finkel, R. C.; Gervazzi, A.; Guerra, I.; Guzzetti, F.; Huot, S.; Kim, W.; Lamothe, M.; Lavier, L. L.; Malinverno, A.; Margheriti, L.; Nedimovic, M. R.; Agostinetti, N. P.; Reitz, M. A , American Geophysical Union, Abstract, (2010).
Thermochronology meets cosmogenic nuclides - comparing Pleistocene landscape denudation and catchment erosion rates, Schaefer, J. M.; Thomson, S.; Reitz, M.; Finkel, R. C.; Seeber, L. , American Geophysical Union, Abstract, (2008).