Keena M. Kareem

Professor of Practice

Office Address
Blessey Hall Room 210
School of Science & Engineering

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., Louisiana State University 2005
B.S., Tulane University 1999


Dr. Kareem's research interests include Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Low and High Temperature Geochemistry, Chemistry of the Archean Mantle, Volcanology, and Petroleum Geology.



Byerly, B.L, Kareem, K. Bao, H., and Byerly, G.R. (2017).  Early Earth mantle heterogeneity revealed by light oxygen isotopes of Archaean komatiites.  Nature Geoscience 10, 871-875.

Thompson, M.E., Kareem, K. Xie, X., and Byerly, G.R. (2003).  Fresh melt inclusions in 3.3 Ga komatiitic olivines from the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa.  Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Abstract, Paper 2112.

Kareem, K.M. and Byerly, G. R. (2001). Hotter than you thought – Komatiites from the Barberton Greenstone Belt. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Paper 162-9.