People

Dan Peppe, Associate Professor

Dan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Baylor University.

Dan’s CV [pdf]

Google Scholar, ResearchgateAcademia.edu, Publons

Contact: daniel_peppe at baylor.edu

 

 

 

 

Andrew Flynn, PhD student

Andrew’s dissertation is focused on reconstructing the flora, paleoclimate, and paleocology of the Early Paleocene Ojo Alamo Sandstone and Nacimiento Formation in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA.

 

Contact: andrew_flynn at baylor.edu

 

 

Aly Baumgartner, PhD student

Aly’s dissertation is focused on assessing the relationship between the size and shape of leaves and climate in modern African floras in order to develop a paleoclimate proxy that can be applied to African fossil leaves. Aly is also assessing how climate and development affect leaf morphology in several species of Vitis.

 

Contact: aly_baumgartner at baylor.edu

 

 

Joe Milligan, PhD student

Joe’s research is focused on reconstructing atmospheric CO2 in the early and middle Paleocene using fossil leaves from the Nacimiento Formation in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA.

 

 

Contact: joseph_milligan at baylor.edu

 

 

 

Lab Alumni

Adam Davis (MS graduate)

 

 now Environmental consultant

MS thesis

 

 

 

Jenn Wagner (MS student)

now PhD student in Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley [website]

MS thesis

 

 

Caitlin Leslie (PhD graduate)

 

now Geologist at Pioneer Natural Resources

Dissertation

 

 

 

 

Emily Beverly (PhD graduate)

now Assistant Professor, University of Houston [website]

Dissertation

 

 

 

  Lauren Michel (PhD graduate)

now Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences at Tennessee Tech [website]

Dissertation

 

 

Kennedy Oginga (MS student)

now Wellsite Geologist at Terra Guidance, Inc. [website]

MS Thesis

 

 

 

Casee Lemons (MS graduate)

now Director of Geosciences at Sourcewater, Inc. [website]

MS Thesis

 

 

Alex Van Plantinga (MS graduate)

now Research Scientist and Air Liquide [website]

MS Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate BS Thesis students

Jie Geng, BS 2019, now well site geologist

Michaela Donahoo, BS 2018, now graduate student at TCU

Tyler Leggett, BS 2017, now graduate student at University of Pittsburg [website]

Jeannie Freeman, BS 2017

Brittany Abbuhl, BS 2016, MS graduate of Colorado School of Mines, [linkedin]

Mike Loudermilk, BS 2015, now Party Chief at Maples & Associates Surveyors, [linkedin]

Nicky Arellano, BS 2015, now graduate student at University of Houston [honors thesis]

Will Fenley, BS 2014, now Geologist at Saunders Oil and Gas [linkedin]

Mark McCollum, BS 2013, now Oil and Gas Technical Specialist at Railroad Commission of Texas [linkedin]

Dillon DeGarmo, BS 2103, now Geologist at Apache Corporation [linkedin]

Blake Taylor, BS 2013,  now Forecasting Analyst at National Oilwel Varco [linkedin]

Will Horner, BS 2012, now Geologist at Anadarko [linkedin]

Lynsday DiPietro, BS 2011, now Postdoctoral Fellow, Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University [Researchgate]