Research Assistant Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering


  • Ph.D. in Geology, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2018
  • M.Sc. in Earth Sciences, University of Maine, USA, 2012
  • B.Sc. in Geology, University of Minnesota, USA, 2010
  • B.Sc. in Geophysics, University of Minnesota, USA, 2020
  • Associate of Arts Degree, Inver Hills Community College, USA, 2006

CV Dr. Ben Frieman


  • Roots, E.A., Hill, G.J., Frieman, B.M., Wannamaker, P.E., Maris, V., Calvert, A.J., Craven, J.A., Smith, R.S., Snyder, D.B., In Press. Magmatic, hydrothermal and ore element transfer processes of the southeastern Archean Superior Province implied from electrical resistivity structure. Gondwana Research.
  • Haugaard, R., White, S., Meek, D., Jorgensen, T., Frieman, B.M., Zhou, X., Mathieu, L., Ayer, J., Sherlock, S., In Press. Neoarchean active tectonics and paleoenvironmental conditions as recorded by sandstone geochemistry across the southeastern Superior craton. Geological Society of America Memoirs, Laurentia: An evolving continent.
  • Mathieu, L., Mole, D., Toth, Z., Kubingh, K., Haugaard, R., White, S., Ma, C., Frieman, B.M., Lodge, R., Sherlock, S., Lafrance, B., In Review. Geological Society of America Memoirs, Laurentia: An evolving continent.
  • Montsion, R.M., Perrouty, S., Lindsay, M.D., Jessell, M.W., Frieman, B.M., 2021. Mapping structural complexity using geophysics: A new geostatistical approach applied to greenstone belts of the Superior Province, Canada. Tectonophysics Vol. 812, 228889.
  • Montsion, R.M., Perrouty, S., Frieman, B.M., Geological compilation for the western Wabigoon and south Abitibi subprovinces of the Superior Province, Ontario, Canada. Data in Brief.
  • Frieman, B.M., Kelly, N.M, Kuiper, Y.D., Monecke, T., Kylander-Clark, A., 2021. Insight into Neoarchean crustal growth processes in the southern Superior Province from multi-isotope U-Pb and Lu/Hf LA-ICP-MS analyses of detrital zircon from the Abitibi greenstone belt, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Precambrian Research, 357, 106136.
  • Hill, G.J., Roots, E.A., Frieman, B.M., Haugaard, R., Craven, J.A., Smith, R.S., Snyder, D.B., Zhou, X., Sherlock, R., 2021. On Archean craton growth and stabilization: Insights from the lithospheric resistivity structure of the Superior Province. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 562, 116853.
  • Frieman, B.M. and Kuiper, Y.D., 2019. Evolution of gold-bearing splays of crustal-scale fault zones of the south-central Archean Abitibi subprovince: Constraints from the Kirana deformation zone, Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 127, p. 1-18.
  • Frieman, B.M., Kuiper, Y.D., Monecke, T., Kelly, N.M., 2017. Precambrian geology and new structural data, Kirkland Lake area, Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8245, 8 p.

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