Welcome to the Conservation Paleobiology Network!

We welcome you to the network and are thrilled that so many of you have joined! We are also delighted by the many enthusiastic comments we have received from the newly enrolled members, and we hope that you will contribute to expanding the network and promoting its activities. We look forward to engaging this broad and growing community.

Meet the Scientist: Broc Kokesh

Name: Broc Kokesh Pronouns: He/Him/His Links: twitter.com/brockokesh Contact Me: bkokesh@uchicago.edu Position: Graduate Student, Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago Education: BA in Geology and Biology, University of Minnesota Morris; MSc in Paleontology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology How I Got Here: I started university pursuing Environmental Science, but quickly decided to double …

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Meet the Scientist: Hannah Kempf

Name: Hannah Kempf  Title: paleobiologist  Correct pronouns*: she/her  What is your favorite part about being a scientist and how did you get interested in science in general?  I’ve been geek-ing out on rocks and animals for as long as I can remember. My family went camping a lot, and I was fortunate to be exposed …

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Meet the Scientist: Niklas Hohmann

For this “Meet the Scientist” post, we talked to Niklas Hohmann, a Paleobiology Master student from Erlangen, Germany. You are currently working on your Masters thesis. Can you explain what it is about? I examine how factors such as shell robustness, sedimentation rate, and mixing of the sediment alter the probability of shells to be …

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