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Professor and Course Director for Geography-Geology and Geology with Palaeobiology degrees in the Geology Department of the University of Leicester. Jan Zalasiewicz is a specialist in mudrock processes (sedimentation, diagenesis and low-grade metamorphism) and early Palaeozoic and Quaternary stratigraphic analysis, including study of the Anthropocene concept. His recent publications include (with M. Williams) The Goldilocks Planet: An Earth History of Climate Change, Oxford University Press, 2012, and The Planet in a Pebble: a Journey through Earth History, Oxford University Press, 2010.