Paleonet: Paleontological Society Mentors in Paleontology Careers Event

Phoebe Cohen phoebecohen at
Thu Oct 8 14:51:01 UTC 2020

*Please share with your students!*
*Paleontological Society Mentors in Paleontology Careers *
When: Thursday, October 29th 12-1:30 PM EST on Zoom

Sign up here:
Join us for a networking and careers event with seven amazing mentors in
paleontology. Our mentors are excited to share their varied backgrounds,
pathways, and careers with you. The event will feature brief introductions
with all of the mentors followed by a series of breakout rooms where small
groups can chat. Priority will be given to PS members and all those
registered for the GSA 2020 Fall meeting, others may be able to join
depending on available space.

This years' mentors are:

Dr. Brian Atkinson
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Curator, Division of Paleobotany, Biodiversity Institute
University of Kansas

Dr. Karen M. Layou
Honors Program Coordinator
Professor of Geology
Reynolds Community College

Ashley Hall
Science Communicator, Educator, Author, Paleontologist
Marketing Coordinator, Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Dr. Sara Pruss
Professor and Chair, Department of Geosciences
Director of the Sherrerd Center for Teaching & Learning
Smith College (liberal arts)

Lucas Joel MA
Freelance science journalist
Senior Science Writer, UC Irvine School of Physical Sciences

Dr. Javier Ortega-Hernandez
Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology
Museum of Comparative Zoology
Harvard University

Dr. Mariana di Giacomo
Natural History Conservator
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

If you are already a Paleontological Society member, you will get a link
automatically emailed to you, but please still register. Non-PS members
registered for the GSA meeting will be able to access a link via GSA's
meeting site.

//Phoebe A. Cohen//
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