C.V. – Jonathan J. Calede, Ph.D.

Last updated 09.28.20

Ph.D. University of Washington [UW], Biology, 2016.
Dissertation: The rise of modern mammalian faunas: tempo and mode of faunal turnover in western Montana during the Oligocene. Gregory Wilson (chair), Caroline Strömberg, Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Elizabeth Nesbitt, Sharlene Santana, Christian Sidor.

M.S. University of Oregon [UO], Geological Sciences, 2010.
Thesis: Systematics and Paleoecology of Northern Great Basin Mylagaulidae (Mammalia: Rodentia). Samantha Hopkins (chair), Gregory Retallack, Madonna Moss.

Licence Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Licence de Sciences de la Terre et de l’Environnement mention Géosciences fondamentales, (B.S. in Earth and Environnemental Sciences, Fundamental geosciences focus) 2008.
Explo’ra sup scholarship: University of Oregon Fall 2007-Spring 2008


Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University at Marion, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Marion, Ohio, USA – Fall 2017 – current

Affiliated Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, School of Earth Sciences, Columbus, Ohio, USA – May 2018 – current [courtesy appointment]

Research Associate, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Section of Vertebrate Paleontology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA – June 2018-May 2021

Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University, Department of Biology, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA – 2016-2017


Assistant Professor  The Ohio State University at Marion, Biology:
EEOB 2510, Human Anatomy
EEOB 2520,
Human Physiology
EEOB 4510,
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
EEOB 3520, Microscopic Anatomy

Visiting Assistant Professor  Bucknell, Biology:
BIOL 208, Principles of Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 319, Biology and the Fossil Record
BIOL 140, Vertebrate Biodiversity

Lecturer  UW Biology:
BIOL 443, Evolution of Mammals and their Ancestors
BIOL 354, Foundations in Evolution and Systematics

Teaching Assistant – UW, Biology:
BIOL 180, Introductory Biology (Drs. Scott Freeman and Jamie Oaks) [Fall 2014]
BIOL 354, Foundations in Evolution and Systematics (Drs. Gregory Wilson and Jon Herron) [Fall 2012, Spring 2015]
BIOL 443, Evolution of Mammals and their Ancestors (Dr. Gregory Wilson) [Spring 2012, 2014]
BIOL 452, Vertebrate Biology (Dr. Karen Petersen) [Spring 2013]
BIOL 453, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (Drs. Karen Petersen and Christian Sidor) [Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Winter 2013, Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Fall 2015]

Teaching Assistant – UO, Geological Sciences:
GEOL 305, Dinosaurs (Dr. Edward Davis) [Spring 2009]
GEOL 318, Introduction to Field Methods (Dr. Rebecca Dorsey) [Fall 2008]
GEOL 410, Principles of Paleontology (Dr. Samantha Hopkins) [Winter 2010]


Research assistant
UW Biology (Dr. Gregory Wilson) [Spring and Summer 2011]
UO Geological Sciences (Dr. Samantha Hopkins) [Summer and Fall 2009]

Curatorial assistant
UW Burke Museum (Drs. Christian Sidor and Gregory Wilson) [Summer 2012, 2013, and 2014]
UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History (Dr. Edward Davis) [Winter 2009, Summer 2009]


PUBLICATIONS: See Publications



OSU Libraries Meaningful Inquiry Grant, 2020 ($2,500)
OSUM Teaching Excellence Award – Nominee, 2018
The Paleontological Society Norman Newell Early Career Grant, 2018
OSU College of Arts and Sciences, Regional Campus Faculty Research Activity Grant, Fall 2017
UW Biology, Tunnicliffe Fellowship, Winter 2016
UW Biology, Ingrith Deyrup-Olsen Distinguished Teaching Award, 2015
Geological Society of America [GSA] Graduate Student Award, 2012, 2015
Evolving Earth Foundation Student Research Grant, 2014
Northwest Scientific Association Student Grant, 2014
University of California Museum of Paleontology Welles Fund, 2013
Paleontological Society Caster Award, 2009, 2013
American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research, 2013
Tobacco Root Geological Society Scholarship, 2013
UW Burke Museum Vertebrate Paleontology Division Field work Support, 2012
Sigma-Xi Grant in Aid of Research, 2012
UW Biology Department Sargent Award, 2011, 2012
Paleobiology Database Intensive Workshop in Analytical Paleobiology
UW Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation Graduate Student Travel Award, 2011, 2013, 2015
UW Biology Department Chair’s Research Assistantship Award, Fall 2010, Winter 2011
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology [SVP] Field Conference Scholarship, 2010
UO Geological Sciences Ewart Baldwin Fellowship, 2009, 2010
UO Geological Sciences Weiser Scholarship, Spring 2010
SVP Student Travel Grant, 2008
UO Geological Sciences James Stovall Fellowship, 2008
UO College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Fall 2007, Winter 2008
Explo’ra sup Scholarship Study abroad program scholarship 2007-2008