Julia Clarke

Julia Clarke

The Clarke Lab seeks new data to inform how avian diversity and distributions have changed across their deep histories.


Current Postdoctoral Researchers

Chad Eliason (September 2014–September 2016)
Ph.D., University of Akron

In January 2017: Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Researcher, Field Museum of Natural History


Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Xia Wang (July 2013–July 2015)
Ph.D., University of Dublin, Ireland
Now: Assistant Professor, University of Jinan

Sterling Nesbitt (September 2009–September 2010)
Ph.D., Columbia University
Now: Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech University

Daniel Ksepka (September 2007–December 2008)
Ph.D., Columbia University
Now: Head Curator of Science, Bruce Museum, Greenwich CT.


Current Graduate Students

Sarah Davis
Ph.D. student

Chris Torres
Ph.D. candidate, EEB (co-advised)

Lauren English
Ph.D. candidate, JSG Fellowship

James Proffitt
Ph.D. candidate, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


Former Graduate Students

Zhiheng Li
Ph.D. University of Texas. University Continuing Fellowship in 2014, Smithsonian Graduate Research Fellowship in 2012
Now: Associate Professor, Institute for Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology Chinese Academy of Sciences

N. Adam Smith (May 2011–August 2011)
Ph.D., University of Texas. Postdoctoral researcher, NesCENT and Field Museum of Natural History
Now: Curator of the Campbell Geology Museum, Clemson University,  Adjunct Faculty School of Forestry and the Environment

Clint Boyd
Ph.D. University of Texas. Postdoctoral Researcher South Dakota School of Mines
Now: State Paleontologist of North Dakota

Felicia Kulp
M.S. University of Texas

Katherine Browne
M.S. University of Texas

A.J. DeBee
M.S. University of Texas

Drew Eddy
M.S. North Carolina State University


Undergraduate Lab Alumni

Hector Garza
Jessica Valdes
Leslie Jordan
Adele Anderson, Brown University
Ho Kwan Tang, Mount Holyoke College
Jenny Le, Emily Roberts
Victor Gonzalez
Felicia Moran
Mitchell Reigler     
Leah Hudson
Taylor Watts
Rachel Egan
Jennifer Millard
Abigail Black
Nicole Kurka
Josh Swisher
Julie Fryman
Grace Self
Krystal Heibel
Sara Cabral
Regina Manion  
Geoffrey Britt
Mary Martha Kidd
Rania Eldam
Alma Colmenero
Daniel Lavwer
Adrian LeCesne
Zack Boles Spring
Brandon Smith
Phoebe Wang
Lindsay Wittington
Kelly Best
Kaitlin Strickland


 

The Clarke lab also includes plenty of talented undergrad collaborators.

 2014 Clarke Lab Peking Duck Dissection