Indiana University Bloomington



Blaire Hensley-Marchand Ph.D. Advisor: Polly

Allison Bormet Ph.D Advisor: Polly

Robin Green Ph.D. Advisor: Polly

Silvia Ascari M.S. Advisor: Njau

Paul Farrugia Ph.D. Advisor: Njau

Brandan Fenerty M.S. Advisor: Njau

Spencer Hellert M.S. Advisor: Polly

John Kearney M.S. Advisor: C. Johnson

Sarah Swartz M.S. Advisor: Njau

Alex Zimmerman M.S. Advisor: C. Johnson


Edward Herrmann Ph.D. 2013

Kathryn Nold, Ph.D candidate

Richard Bykowski Ph.D. candidate

Allison Bormet Ph.D. candidate

Michael Smith Ph.D. candidate

Blaire Hensley-Marschand Ph.D. candidate

Katarina Topalov Ph.D candidate

Wesley Vermillion M.S. candidate 2013


Paola Crippa Ph.D. 2012

Michelle Lawing Ph.D 2012

Richard Bykowski M.S. 2012

Katarina Topalov Ph.D. candidate

Edward Herrmann Ph.D. Anthropology

Blaire Hensley-Marschand Ph.D. candidate (double major in Anthropology

Allison Bormet Ph.D. candidate

Kathryn Nold Ph.D candidate

Robin Green M.S. 2012 " Analysis of Coral Reef Variation in Bonaire"


Gercke, Emily S; M.S., 2011. "Windward and leeward sedimentation patterns on Catalina Island, Dominican Republic."

Green, Robin; M.S. 2011.

Morgenthein, James; M.S., 2011.


Puchalski, Stephanie; Ph.D., 2010. "Fidelity of chitons in the fossil record."

Michael Smith M.S. 2010


Davis, Allicia; M.S. 2009. Depositional environments of the Barrancas and Rio Maton Limestone Members, Albian, Puerto Rico.

Nold, Kathryn; M.S., 2009. Indigenous utilization of shallow-water resources from archaeological marine shells in the Dominican Republic.


Simonelli, Glenn; M.S. 2007. Sedimentology, geochemistry and paleobiology of a marginal marine depositional environment, the Mansfield Formation, Martin County, Indiana.


Hernandez, Sonya; M.S., 2006. Stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Lares Limestone, Oligocene, Puerto Rico.


Huff, Laurie; M.S., 2005. An analysis of anatomy, lifestyle and feather evolution of early birds and comparisons with Protoavis texensis: Was Protoavis a bird?

Puchalski, Stephanie; M.S., 2005. Taphonomy of chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) and the chiton fossil record.


Barrow, Erica; M.S., Spring 2004. Paleontologic investigation of a Middle-Late Oligocene reef complex, San Sebastian Formation and Lares Limestone, Puerto Rico.

Latimer, Jennifer C.; Ph.D., 2004. Phosphorus geochemistry and terrigenous sedimentation in the Southern Ocean.


Fall, L. M.; M. S., 2003. Quantification of coiling in rudist bivalves and assessment of water-energy levels; Middle to Basal Upper Albian, Edwards Formation, Texas.


Willan, Christopher; M.S., 2000. Glacial-stage reef tract development of the Pleistocene coral cap on Barbados, West Indies: Implications for tectonic uplift history.


Leonard, K.; Ph.D., 1999. Sequence stratigraphy of the Muscatatuck group (Middle Devonian) in southern Indiana: A new framework for paleontological analysis.

Ventura, G.T.; M.S., 1999. Investigation of coral diversity and coral number on disturbance-induced patches: A study of the intermediate disturbance hypothesis in the Key Largo Formation, Late Pleistocene, Florida.

Wood, K.D.; M.S., 1999. Reconstructing Pleistocene reef development, Barbados, West Indies.


Gobetz, Katrina E.; M.S., 1998. Morphological and taphonomic study of a local assemblage of flat-headed peccaries (Platygonus compressus Leconte) from a Late Pleistocene sinkhole deposit in northwestern Ohio, U.S.A.

Machovoe, S. R.; M.S., 1998. High Resolution stratigraphic analysis of an amalgamated sequence boundary, Cretaceous (Turonian-Coniacian), Western Interior Basin, U.S.A.

Pickford, Katherine A.; M.S., 1998. Recent estuaries as a testing ground of methods used to interpret paleosalinities of ancient marginal marine environments.