10/3/19: Learned about mussels in Indiana with Anthony Thomas’s Earth Science class!


10/1/19: Had a blast talking to students in an Environmental Science class taught by Clare Morgan at Wayne Central High School in New York!

Dr. Killam Skype a Scientist

5/8/19: Talked with third graders at Long Lots School in Connecticut! Such a fun group.

4/9/19: Spoke at EGU 2019 about my Glycymeris project! My slides available here!


3/11/19: Was fun skyping with seniors at Hixon High near Chattanooga!

3/10/19: I spoke at ASLO’s 2019 annual meeting about my adventures in Eilat and Jordan during my PhD.

2/15/19: Had a blast talking to 3rd graders at Tiara Permai Primary School near Kuala Lampur, Malaysia! They asked excellent questions.

2/2/19: My thesis is online on eScholarship! Feel free to download and check it out. Currently of the four chapters, Chapter 1 is published, Chapter 3 is submitted, Chapter 4 is being formatted for first submission, and there are a couple analyses I want to perfect for Chapter 2.

1/8/19: Some highlights from my Skype a Scientist hijinks have been featured on their Twitter 🙂

11/1/18: I’ve started my work as a Zuckerman Fellow at University of Haifa! You can read my official bio here.

10/24/18: I was profiled by my hometown newspaper, the La Canada Valley Sun!

9/9/18: I gave a talk at the UC Museum of Paleontology about my Jurassic bivalve work! Their collection is amazing.

8/12/18: What I thought was a rather sleepy volunteer role on a UCSC housing committee ended up becoming an affordable housing crusade when I began to advocate to protect a graduate student housing project from being destroyed by NIMBY activists. This work was reviewed in several outlets and a Letter to the Editor which I wrote to the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

1/12/14: Funny looking back at this post I wrote during my first quarter in grad school and seeing that everything turned out fine 🙂