Graduate Student, Looy Lab
My interests focus broadly on paleobotany and paleoecology, with a gentle skew towards Mesozoic systems. Of particular interest are Bayesian methods of reconstructing extinction and biogeography in deep time, as well as select problems in land plant phylogeny.
- Hayes, R. F., S. Y. Smith, M. Montellano-Ballesteros, G. Álvarez-Reyes, R. Hernandez-Rivera, and D. E. Fastovsky. 2018. Cornalean affinities, phylogenetic significance, and biogeographic implications of Operculifructus infructescences from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) of Mexico. American Journal of Botany 105(11): 1–18.