Post-Doctoral Researchers

Troy A. Dexter
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Post-Doctoral Associate Invertebrate Paleontology; Echinoderm functional morphology, paleoecology, and morphometrics; molluscan stratigraphic paleobiology and time averaging.

Adiël A. Klompmaker
M.S., Utrecht University; Ph.D., Kent State University
Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Post-Doctoral Fellow Invertebrate Paleontology; paleoecology and the sedimentary rock record, predation, biodiversity, systematics, mollusks, decapod crustaceans.

Luis-Felipe Opazo
M.Sc., Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Chile; Ph.D., University of Plymouth, UK
Post-Doctoral Fellow Invertebrate Paleontology; Evolution, energetic and distribution of body size in bivalves and brachiopods: A comparative analysis of marine Palaeozoic and Mesozoic faunas.

Carrie Tyler
M.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Post-Doctoral Associate Invertebrate Paleontology; Processes governing the distribution, paleoecology, and evolution of marine invertebrates; quantitative methods in paleoecology and conservation paleobiology.

Aaron Wood
M.S. and Ph.D. University of Michigan
PCP-PIRE Post-doctoral Associate Vertebrate Paleontology; Mammalian evolution/paleoecology, paleoclimate change, geometric morphometrics.