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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

… → 2007

MA, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

… → 2004

BA, Cornell University

… → 1998

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fossil Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 411 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 26 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Earliest known Oldowan artifacts at >2.58 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, highlight early technological diversity

Braun, D. R., Aldeias, V., Archer, W., Arrowsmith, R., Baraki, N., Campisano, C., Deino, A. L., DiMaggio, E. N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Engda, B., Feary, D. A., Garello, D. I., Kerfelew, Z., McPherron, S. P., Patterson, D. B., Reeves, J. S., Thompson, J. C. & Reed, K., Jun 11 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 24, p. 11712-11717 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Hominidae
Artifacts
Primates
Biological Evolution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls

Bernhart Owen, R., Renaut, R. W., Muiruri, V. M., Rabideaux, N. M., Lowenstein, T. K., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Cohen, A., Sier, M. J., Campisano, C., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A. & Stockhecke, M., Mar 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 518, p. 97-118 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dry environmental conditions
tectonics
aridity
Kenya
basins
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fossil Suidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lee Adoyta, Ledi-Geraru, lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia: Implications for late Pliocene turnover and paleoecology

Lazagabaster, I. A., Souron, A., Rowan, J., Robinson, J. R., Campisano, C. & Reed, K., Sep 1 2018, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 504, p. 186-200 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suidae
Artiodactyla
paleoecology
Mammalia
Ethiopia
3 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution

Owen, R. B., Muiruri, V. M., Lowenstein, T. K., Renaut, R. W., Rabideaux, N., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Dupont-Nivet, G., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Deocampo, D., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A. & Mbuthia, A., Oct 30 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 44, p. 11174-11179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eastern Africa
Kenya
Climate Change
Lakes
Cultural Evolution

The Lake CHAd Deep DRILLing project (CHADRILL) - targeting ~ 10 million years of environmental and climate change in Africa

the ICDP CHADRILL Consortium, Oct 22 2018, In : Scientific Drilling. 24, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate change
Lakes
Sediments
Boreholes
Catchments