People

Yarrow Axford, Principal Investigator

Yarrow Axford, Principal Investigator

Grace Schellinger, Research Lab Manager

Grace Schellinger, Research Lab Manager

Research areas: Microscopy for paleoecology, charcoal identification, lab safety and student training.

Tim Coston, Ph.D. student

Tim Coston, Ph.D. student

Research Areas: Organic geochemical proxies, Arctic paleoclimate

Laura Larocca, PhD Candidate

Laura Larocca, PhD Candidate

Research areas: Paleoclimate and mountain glacier history. Geospatial analysis of aerial and satellite imagery. Lake sediment records of glacier change.

Peter Puleo, Ph.D. Student

Peter Puleo, Ph.D. Student

Research areas: Paleoclimate of the Arctic and the upper Midwest. Oxygen isotopes in organic and carbonate microfossils.

Jeremy Brooks, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Jeremy Brooks, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Research areas: mountain glacier history, GIS and computational geoscience

Annika Hansen, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Annika Hansen, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Research areas: chironomid sample preparation.

Christine Lee, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Christine Lee, Undergraduate Student ('20)

Research areas: Oxygen isotopes of chironomids

Regan Steigleder, Undergraduate Student ('21)

Regan Steigleder, Undergraduate Student ('21)

Research areas: laboratory analyses of lake sediments; subfossil chironomid taxonomy

Recent Lab Alums:

Prof. Melissa Chipman. Postdoctoral researcher. (Now Assistant Professor, Syracuse University.) 

Prof. Andrew Medeiros. Research associate. (Now Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University.)

Dr. G. Everett Lasher, Ph.D. student (now postdoctoral researcher, University of Pittsburgh).

Dr. Jamie McFarlin, Ph.D. student (now postdoctoral researcher, University of Colorado at Boulder).

Roseanna Mayfield, visiting pre-doctoral fellow. Southampton University, UK.

Peter Puleo. Undergraduate Student (’19).

Karalyn Berman. Undergraduate Student (’18).

Hannah Dion-Kirschner. Undergraduate Student (’18). (Primary adviser: Maggie Osburn)

Lucero Flores. Undergraduate Student (’18).

Peter Kotecki. Undergraduate Student (’18).

Basia Gawin. Undergraduate Student (’17).

Melissa Gardner. Undergraduate Student (’16).

Dana Johnson. Undergraduate Student (’16).

Margaret Isaacson. Undergraduate Student (’15).

Anna Hopkins. Undergraduate Student (’15). (Project in affilication with U. of Chicago.)

Andrew Pfeiffer. Undergraduate Student (’15).

Henrik Westerkam. Undergraduate Student (’15).

Nora Richter. Undergraduate Student (’14).

Margaret Koeppel. Undergraduate Student (’14).