Ben Bostick, M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Columbia University
Ben Bostick is a Lamont Associate Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. Dresearch and consulting interests include soil and aqueous geochemistry, mineralogy, tropical soils and soil fertility, environmental health, and environmental remediation. He is involved in numerous field and lab studies that chronicle the environmental chemistry of metals in the environment, the biogeochemistry, human health impacts and environmental impacts of those metals. He studies experimental and field-based systems using synchrotron-based spectroscopy and other methods. Dr. Bostick holds B.A., B.S., and M.S. degrees from the University of Idaho and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.