People

Current Members
Lauren Sallan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science & Evolution Cluster
University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Scholar

Project: Patterns of Macroevolution in Mesozoic Neopterygian Fishes


Graduate Students

Erynn Johnson
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Science; NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Project: The Role of Crushing Predation in the Mesozoic Marine Revolution 

Aja Carter 
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Science (Co-Advised with Peter Dodson)
Project: Obstacle-crossing Capabilities in Temnospondyls (Amphibia) and the Functional Demands of Life on Land

John Sime 
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Science
Project: TBD

Travis Lumpkin
Masters of Applied Geosciences Student, Earth and Environmental Science
Project: Marine Faunal Change Over the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary

Undergraduate Students

Jack Stack
Ben Franklin Scholar, Penn Class of 2019
Project: New Fossil Fishes and the Ecology of Paleozoic Vertebrates in North America

Saloni Wadhwa
Penn Class of 2020
Project: Constructing the Largest-Ever Calibration Set for the Largest Vertebrate Group (Teleosts)

Sabine Nix
University Scholar, Penn Class of 2020
Project: Body Size Disparities and Competition in Late Cretaceous fishes.

High School Volunteer

Karl Eckert
Haverford High School



Past Members
Bryan Juarez, MS (2013-2015)
Frontiers MS student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan (Now: PhD Student, Iowa State University)
Andrew Galimberti (2013-2015)
Undergraduate, Biology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI (Now: MS Student, University of Maine)
Zara Turner (2015)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Catherine Breiner (2015)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Nina Vithayathil (2015)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Britney Vazquez (2015)
MSAG Research Assistant, University of Pennsylvania
Althea Escorce (2015)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Scott (2015)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Wei Tang (2015)
MS Student, Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
Julia Slater (2015)
Undergraduate, English, University of Pennsylvania
Brian Swartz, PhD (2014)
Postdoctoral Trainee, Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania
Tyler Carlton (2013-2014)
Undergraduate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Anthropology, University of Michigan
Gregory Hanafin (2013)
Undergraduate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Anthropology, University of Michigan
Michelle Park (2013)
Undergraduate, Program in the Environment, University of Michigan
Scott Johnston (2012-2013)
Undergraduate, University of Michigan








lsallan@upenn.edu





j.clarke.paleo@gmail.com




erynnj@sas.upenn.edu



caja@sas.upenn.edu



sime@sas.upenn.edu



thlumpkin@outlook.com




hemaron@me.com