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Ph.D. Candidate, Paleontology, Carleton University

I am a vertebrate paleontologist, currently finishing up my doctoral dissertation at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. I use the fossil record to study the evolutionary origins of amniotes (animals with a cleidoic egg, including reptiles and mammals). My current research focuses on the locality of Mazon Creek, Illinois, and the early reptile fossils that are found there, however, I often wander all the directions of paleontology, including the origins of the mammal lineage!


  • 2015–2020
    Phd Candidate, Carleton University
  • 2014–2015
    Masters of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto