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Graduate student Devin McMahon finishes first among women in the San Francisco Marathon

Jorge Maravilla and Devon McMahon
Courtesy the San Francisco Marathon
Jul 27 2017
Fellow, Stanford

Devin McMahon, a PhD student in Earth system science, placed first among 2,355 women in the San Francisco Marathon on July 23.

McMahon, who ran track as an undergraduate at Cornell, is pursing graduate work on sustainability of afforestation and plantation forestry as part of Rob Jackson's lab. Specifically, McMahon studies the long-term effects of tree-planting and plantation forestry on soil nutrients and plant productivity, according to her research profile. Her studies focus on the extreme case of eucalyptus plantations in Southeastern Brazil.

Devin McMahon is a 2017 Neukermans Family Graduate Fellow, Earth System Science.

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