Maya Tolstoy

Maya Tolstoy became Interim Executive Vice President of Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in September 2018. She is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Professor Tolstoy is a marine geophysicist specializing in seafloor earthquakes and volcanoes. She holds a BSc Honors in Geophysics from the University of Edinburgh and a Ph.D. in Earth Science from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego.