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: The Diversity and Ecology of Permo-Carboniferous Fishes.

Elizabeth Coulter
Penn Class of 2018
Project: Testing Habitat-Body Form Relationships in Fishes Across Time.

Charles Sansone
Wharton Class of 2020, PURM Student
Project: The Influence of Body Armor on Dispersal in Early Relatives of Jawed Vertebrates.

Abigail Waugh
Penn Class of 2020, PURM Student
Project: Tracking Fish Extinction Across the end-Cretaceous Boundary.

Jisoo Kim
Penn Class of 2018
Project: TBD.

Alana Rosen
University of Delaware
Project: Creating the Largest-Ever Calibration Set for Teleosts.


Past Members
Advisees:
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)
Senior Thesis Student, Biology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI (Now: MS Student, University of Maine)

Research Assistants:
Saloni Wadhwa (2017)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Sabine Nix (2017)
Undergraduate, University of Pennsylvania
Karl Ekert (2017)
Haverford High School
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
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