Danielle Lemmon

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Email: danielle.lemmon@pusan.ac.kr

Phone: +82-51-510-7751

Research Interests

  • El Niño Southern Oscillation diversity
  • ENSO teleconnections
  • Paleoclimate
  • Human Evolution
  • African Plio-Pleistocene Climate
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Intersectionality
  • Climate and Social Justice


2020 Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2020 Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Policy
2014 B.Sc. Physics, University of Washington

Work Experience

2017 2019 Graduate Teacher Program Lead, CU Boulder
2014 2015 Woodruff Scientific Computing, Inc.
2011 2015 Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory, University of Washington

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

2017-2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
2019 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Summer Policy Colloquium, NSF Travel Award Recipient
2019 American Association for the Advancement of Society (AAAS) Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop Award
2018, 2019 Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Departmental Service Award
2017 Earth System and Space Science Poster Competition, CU Boulder, Overall Winner


  1. Axel Timmermann, Kyungsook Yun, Pasquale Raia, Jiaoyang Ruan, Alessandro Montanaro, Elke Zeller, Christoph Zollikofer, Marcia Ponce de León, Danielle Lemmon, Matteo Willeit, Andrey Ganopolski. “Climate effects on archaic human habitats and species successions.” Nature. 604 (2022): 495-501
  2. Lemmon, Danielle E., and Kristopher B. Karnauskas. “A Metric for Quantifying El Niño Pattern Diversity
    with Implications for ENSO–Mean State Interaction.” Climate Dynamics. 52.12. (2019): 7511-7523