Professor of Geosciences
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 863-1240
Office Address: 
535 Deike Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Climate and Ecosystem Change
Research Summary: 

Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology of past warm climate intervals, the origin of Cretaceous black shales, the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum event, nannofossil biostratigraphy, evolutionary dynamics of nannoplankton, the Mesozoic and Paleogene time scale and the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary event.