P.I.Jonathan Calede, Ph.D.

I obtained my PhD in 2016 from the University of Washington’s Department of Biology. I was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Bucknell University during the 2016-2017 year. I moved to The Ohio State University for the fall of 2017 to start teaching on the Marion campus of OSU. I am a faculty member of the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University. → C.V.



Andrew Brown is a senior in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at the Ohio State University’s main campus in Columbus. Andrew is working on the morphological variation within modern Heteromyidae and Geomyidae, two closely related families of rodents.


Christian Harris is a junior in Biology at the Ohio State University in Marion. Christian is working on the ankle morphology of rodents and the locomotion of fossil beavers.



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Paleontology at OSU

The paleontology community at The Ohio State University is active. Dr. John Hunter is located on the Newark campus. The Orton Geological Museum in Columbus holds specimens for research and teaching in addition to some displays open to the public.


Colleagues and collaborators

Edward Davis co-advised my undergraduate and MS research at the University of Oregon.

Nick Famoso is the curator of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

Samantha Hopkins advised my undergraduate and MS research at the University of Oregon.

Winifred Kehl is an exhibit developer and science writer.

John Orcutt is a lecturer at Gonzagua University.

Joshua Samuels is an Assistant Professor at East Tennessee State University.

Gregory Wilson was my Ph.D. advisor at the University of Washington.