Wolf in Alaska stands stretched across weathered logs and watches intently

Announcing 2022 Student Grant Awards

Our 2022 grant cycle is complete, congratulations to the following grant award recipients:


Luke Basler

University of Idaho
“Reconstructing Oligocene topography of the northern U.S. Rocky Mountains”


Shannon Brophy

University of Southern California
“Response of methane seep paleocommunties to Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 (~94 Ma) in the Late Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, North America”


Emily Gates

Western Washington University
“Subduction history of the Easton Metamorphic Suite regional blueschists, northwest Cascades, Washington”


Adit Ghosh

University of Southern California
“Roots of the Devonian carbon drawdown”


Ran He

The Pennsylvania State University
“Siderite clumped isotope systematics during late-stage meteoric diagenesis”


Heather McCandless

University of California Riverside
“Reconstructing Earth’s earliest multicellular pelagic ecosystems: implications for Ediacaran ocean and sediment biogeochemistry”


Morgan Mellum & Sarah Genet

Gustavus Adolphus College
“Collaborative research: Paleoclimate controls on latest Cretaceous ecosystems: implications for floral turnover during mass extinctions”


Micah Rogers

University of Colorado Denver
“Late Holocene megafires in the diverse Klamath-Siskiyou Ecoregion: a paleoecological analysis of vegetation response and recovery”


Ryan Shanks

University of Iowa
“Agnostoid arthropod taxonomy, ontogeny, diversity and higher phylogeny with new silicified material from the Great Basin”


Tenxiang Wang

The Pennsylvania State University
“Origins of modern vegetation in mainland Southeast Asia: paleobotanical evidence from Vietnam”