Research Assistants

I am always looking for graduate students to work as a research assistant in GIS, Oil & Gas, and Paleontology projects. There are sometimes projects for interested undergraduates with good skill sets.

Please contact me if you are interested.

Current and Past Students

Master's Theses and Projects Advised

  • Story, Hetherington (expected Spring 2014). An Investigation of Increased Resistivity in the Basal Section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Southwest Mississippi.
  • Murphy, Patrick (expected Spring 2014). Petroleum Geology of Cotton Valley Formation, Stampede Field, Smith County, Mississippi
  • Udeze, Chioma. (Spring 2013). A GIS-Based Watershead Management Model
  • Wilbourn, Andrew (Summer 2012), Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Smackover Formation, Southwest Alabama

External Committee Member Role

  • Roney, Ryan (PhD expected 2016, University of Tennessee), Cenozoic Echinoids of Argentina
  • Colston, Timothy (PhD expected 2015, University of Mississippi Dept. of Biology), Patterns and Process of Community Assembly: An Investigation of New and Old World Snake Communities and Their Gut Bacteria