PRI staff mentor and supervise both graduate and undergraduate students working on paleontological research. Our undergraduates come from Cornell University and a variety of other institutions and our current graduate students are PhD. students at Cornell University.

Graduate Students

Brendan M. Anderson

Ph.D. student, Cornell University
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Brendan’s primary research interest is the evolution of gastropod shell morphology in the family Turritellidae, especially uncoiling. He is interested in applying genetic, geochemical, and paleoecological techniques to a variety of paleobiological questions. More information on Brendan’s research can be found here.