* indicates a mentee.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brandt, D., Ernesto, M., Constable, C., Franco, D., Weinschütz, L.C., Rodrigues, P.O.C., Hinnov, L., Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J., Franco, P.V.P., Zhao, X., 2019. New late Pennsylvanian paleomagnetic results from Paraná Basin (southern Brazil): Is the recent Giant Gaussian Process model valid for the Kiaman Superchron? Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124.

Trinidade, R.I.F., Jaqueto, P., Terra-Nova, F., Brandt, D., Hartmann, G.A., Feinberg, J.M., Strauss, B.E., Novello, V.F., Cruz, F.W., Karmann, I., Cheng, H., Edwards, L., 2018. Speleothem record of geomagnetic South Atlantic Anomaly recurrence. PNAS, 115(52), 13198-13203.

Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., Johnson, C.L., 2016. Magnetic mineralogy of the Mercurian lithosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 121(11), 2225-2238.

Bezaeva, N.S., Swanson-Hysell, N., Tikoo, S., Badyukov, D.D., Kars, M., Egli, R., Chareev, D.A., Fairchild, L., Khakhalova, E., Strauss, B.E., Lindquist, A.K., 2016. The effects of 10 to >160 GPa spherically convergent shock waves on the magnetic properties of basalt and diabase. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17(11), 4753-4771.

Jaqueto, P., Trinidade, R.I.F., Hartmann, G.A., Novello, V.F., Cruz, F.W., Karmann, I., Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., 2016. Linking speleothem and soil magnetism in the Pau d’Alho cave (central South America). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(10), 7024-7039.

Meijers, M.J.M., Strauss, B.E., Özkaptan, M., Feinberg, J.M., Mulch, A., Whitney, D.L., Kaymakçi, N., 2016. Age and paleoenvironmental reconstruction of partially remagnetized lacustrine sedimentary rocks (Oligocene Aktoprak basin, central Anatolia, Turkey). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17(3), 914-939.

Bourne, M.D., Feinberg, J.M., Strauss, B.E., Hardt, B., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Rowe, H.D., Springer, G., 2015. Long-term changes in precipitation recorded by magnetic minerals in speleothems. Geology, 43(7), 595-598.

Sprain, C.J., Feinberg, J.M., Geissman, J.W., Strauss, B.E., Brown, M.C., 2015. Paleointensity during periods of rapid reversal: A Case Study from the Middle Jurassic Shamrock Batholith, Nevada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 128(1-2), 223-238.

Strehlau, J.H., Hegner, L.A.*, Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., Penn, R.L., 2014. Simple and efficient separation of magnetic minerals from speleothems: Quantitative efficiency, compositional analysis, and rock magnetic characterization. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 84, 1096-1106.

Strauss, B.E., Strehlau, J.H., Lascu, I., Dorale, J.A., Feinberg, J.M., Penn, R.L., 2013. The origin of magnetic remanence in stalagmites: Observations from electron microscopy and rock magnetism. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(12), 5006-5025.

Invited Seminar Presentations

University of Vermont (Department of Geology Seminar, November 2019). “The Case of the Missing Dynamo: Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field using Apollo 12 basalts.”

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Solar System Exploration Seminar, May 2019). “The Case of the Missing Dynamo: Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field using Apollo 12 basalts.”

University of Arizona (Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Colloquium, February 2019). “The Missing Dynamo Mystery: Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field after 3.56 Ga.”

Johns Hopkins University (Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Randolph Bromery Seminar Series, October 2018). “The Case of the Missing Dynamo: Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field.”

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (Department of Mineral Sciences Seminar, February 2018). “The Missing Dynamo Mystery: Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field.”

Green Bank Observatory (Colloquium, August 2017). “Lunar magnetism at 3.2 Ga: The case of the missing core dynamo.”

Conference Presentations

Richardson, J.A., Bell, E., Strauss, B.E., Schmerr, N.C., Espley, J.R., Sheppard, D.A., Whelley, P.L., Connor, C.B., and Young, K.E., 2020. Magnetic surveys to probe the lunar subsurface. 2020 NASA Exploration Science Forum, moved online due to COVID-19, July 8-10.

Richardson, J.A., Bell, E., Schmerr, N.C., Espley, J.R., Sheppard, D.A., Connor, C.B., Whelley, P.L., Strauss, B.E., and Young, K.E., 2020. Magnetic surveys to probe the lunar subsurface. Lunar Surface Science Workshop, moved online due to COVID-19, May 28-29.

Schmerr, N., Richardson, J., Ghent, R., Siegler, M., Young, K., Wasser, M., Whelley, P., Buczkowski, D., Carter, L., Connor, C., Connor, L., Bleacher, J., Fouch, M., Baker, D., Hurford, T., Jozwiak, L., Kruse, S., Lekic, V., Naids, A., Porter, R., Montesi, L., Richardson, D.C., Rumpf, E., Schorghofer, N., Sunshine, J., Goossens, S., Whelley, N., Wyrick, D., Zhu, W., Bell, E., DeMartini, J., Coan, D., Akin, D., Cohen, B., Mazarico, E., Neal, C., Panning, M., Petro, N., Strauss, B., Weber, R., Glotch, T., Hendrix, A., Parker, A., and Wright, S., 2020. Preparing for geophysical science enabled by crewed and robotic missions on the surface of the Moon. Lunar Surface Science Workshop, Denver, CO, April 28-30.

Strauss, B.E., 2019. The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey: A window of insight into LGBTQ+ federal employees. Pride in Federal Service Summit, Washington, D.C., October 18. (Subsequently adapted and presented to HHS, NASA, and NIST.)

Strauss, B.E., Tikoo, S.M., Gross, J., Setera, J., and Turrin, B., 2019. Intensity of the lunar dynamo field at 3.0 Ga. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, March 18-22.

Strauss, B.E., Biacchi, A.J., Hight Walker, A.R., Shull, R.D., and Dennis, C.L., 2018. Paleomagnetism calibration standards for rock magnetometers. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 10-14.

Strauss, B.E., Tikoo, S.M., Gross, J., Setera, J., and Turrin, B., 2018. Constraining the decline of the Moon’s magnetic field using Apollo 12 basalts. 21st International Conference on Magnetism, San Francisco, CA, July 15-20.

Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., and Johnson, C.L., 2018. The magnetic mineralogy of the planet Mercury. Sigma Xi Postdoc Poster Presentation, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, February 14.

Strauss, B.E., and Tikoo, S.M., 2017. Constraining the decline of the lunar core dynamo. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, March 20-24.

Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., and Johnson, C.L., 2016. Magnetic mineralogy of the Mercurian lithosphere. European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria, April 17-22.

Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., and Johnson, C.L., 2016. The magnetic mineralogy of Mercury. Graduate Research Showcase, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, April 6.

Johnson, C.L., Phillips, R.J., Philpott, L.C., Anderson, B.J., Byrne, P.K., Denevi, B.W., Fan, K., Feinberg, J.M., Hauck II, S.A., Head III, J.W., Korth, H., Mazarico, E., Neumann, G.A., Purucker, M.E., Strauss, B.E., and Solomon, S.C., 2016. Mercury’s lithospheric magnetic field. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, March 21-26.

Johnson, C.L., Phillips, R.J., Purucker, M.E., Anderson, B.J., Byrne, P.K., Denevi, B.W., Fan, K.A., Feinberg, J.A., Hauck II, S.A., Head III, J.W., Korth, H., James, P.B., Mazarico, E., Neumann, G.A., Philpott, L.C., Siegler, M.A., Strauss, B.E., Tsyganenko, N.A., and Solomon, S.C., 2015. Mercury’s crustal magnetic field from low-altitude measurements by MESSENGER. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

Bezaeva, N.S., Swanson-Hysell, N., Tikoo, S.M., Badyukov, D.D., Kars, M.A.C., Egli, R., Chareev, D.A., Fairchild, L.M., Khakalova, E., and Strauss, B.E., 2015. Rock magnetic effects induced in terrestrial basalt and diabase by >20 GPa experimental spherical shock waves. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

Knafelc, J., Filiberto, J., Walsh, K.B., Friedman, S.A., Ferré, E.C., Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.M., and Neal, C.R., 2015. The oxidation of olivine and implications for mantle magnetism. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic August 16-21.

Viveros, X.*, Strehlau, J.H., Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.A., and Penn, R.L., 2015.  Effect of manganese impurity on synthetic siderite and its magnetic properties. Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Summer Undergraduate Research Expo, Minneapolis, MN, August 6.

Bourne, M., Feinberg, J.M., Strauss, B.E., and Edwards, R.L., 2014. Changes in seasonal precipitation recorded by speleothem rock. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

Hegner, L.A.*, Strehlau, J.H., Strauss, B.E., Feinberg, J.A., and Penn, R.L., 2014. Simple and efficient separation of magnetic minerals from speleothems. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA August 10-14.

Strauss, B.E., Strehlau, J.H., Lascu, I., Dorale, J.A., Feinberg, J.M., and Penn, R.L., 2013. The origin of magnetic remanence in stalagmites: Observations from electron microscopy and rock magnetism. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13.

Sprain, C.J., Feinberg, J.M., Geissman, J.W., Strauss, B., and Brown, M.C., 2012. Paleointensity during periods of rapid reversal: A case study from the Middle Jurassic Shamrock Batholith, Nevada. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 3-8.

Strauss, B., Wojtal, S.F., and Feinberg, J.M., 2011. Bishop Ash AMS fabrics adjacent to the southernmost segment of the San Andreas Fault, Durmid Hill, Salton Trough, California. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 9-12.

Strauss, B., Feinberg, J.M., Brown, M.C., and Bowles, J., 2010. Linking rock magnetic properties to the outcome of paleointensity experiments from the 1995 lava flow, Fogo, Cape Verde. Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Summer Undergraduate Research Expo, Minneapolis, MN, August 12.

General Science Publications

Rasmussen, K.C.*, Maier, E.*, Strauss, B.E., Durbin, M.*, Riesbeck, L.*, Wallach, A.*, Zamloot, V.*, Erena, A.*, 2019. The nonbinary fraction: Looking towards the future of gender equity in astronomy. The Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics (Astro2020), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (Available on the arXiv here.)

Strauss, B.E. “Show, Don’t Tell: Nanogirl Presents at Rutgers 250.” Rutgers Postdoctoral Association, Rutgers University, 23 November 2016. (Available here.)

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter factsheet. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2013. (Partially available here.)

Strauss, B. “Goddard Celebrates Curiosity’s Landing.” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 7 August 2012. (Available here.)

Strauss, B. “Goddard Gears Up for Curiosity’s Mars Landing.” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2 August 2012. (Available here and in Goddard View.)

Strauss, B. “Testing at Goddard: The Astrobiology Analytical Lab.” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 1 August 2012. (Available here.)

Strauss, B. “Testing at Goddard: ‘The Chamber of Horrors’.” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 30 July 2012. (Available here.)