Caldwell Buntin


Caldwell Buntin
  • MS Student, Paleontology

Contact Info

Lindley Hall Room 33
Lawrence

Biography

Advisor: Steve Hasiotis

Education

B.A. in Geosciences, Eckerd College

Research

Analysis of the Ichnogenus Teredolites: modeling salinity-size relationships with respect to coastal plain to nearshore depositional environments, recognizing reproductive trends in the rock record, and understanding patch dynamics with respect to substrate preservation type and retention zones.

Research Interests

  • Paleontology
  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Process Ichnology
  • Metacommunity Analysis.

Awards & Honors

Kansas Geological Foundation Graduate Research Grant, Summer 2018.

Merriam Graduate Student Research Award, Summer 2018.

Excellence in Geology Award, Saint Andrew’s-Sewanee School, May 2009.

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 2007.