Michal Kowalewski

Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: August 25, 1997

Current address:

Institut und Museum fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie
Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
Sigwartstrasse 10, D-72076
Tuebingen, Germany
TEL: 49-7071-297377
FAX: 49-7071-949040
e-mail: michael.kowalewski@uni-tuebingen.de

Place and date of birth Warsaw, Poland, 27 August, 1965
Significant Other Agata Kowalewska
Children Ula Kowalewska

M.S in Geology,1990: University of Warsaw; Poland
Advisor: Antoni Hoffman
Thesis [in Polish]: The aspects of predation in fossil assemblages of the Korytnica Clays

PhD in Geosciences, 1995: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Advisor: Karl W. Flessa
Dissertation: Quantitative taphonomy, ecology, and paleoecology of shelly invertebrates from the intertidal environments of the Colorado River Delta, northeastern Baja California, Mexico

1996-present: Researcher, Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences
1996-1997: Humboldt Research Fellow, Institut und Museum fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie, Universitaet Tuebingen
1995-1996: Post-doctoral Research Associate (Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona; Tucson)
1993-1995: Research and Teaching Associate (Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona; Tucson)
1991-1992: Research and Teaching Assistant (Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona; Tucson)
1990-1991: Co-Editor and Translator (Private Publishing House "PLJ"; Warsaw, Poland)

Current research interest
Paleoecology, taphonomy and ichnology of marine benthic invertebrates (bivalves, gastropods, and lingulide brachiopods)
Geochronology (radiocarbon dating, amino-acid dating, temporal resolution of the geological record)
Morphometric and phylogenetic analyses
Statistical/numerical methods and computer simulations in paleontology

Teaching Experience
1996 (Fall): Statistical Workshop (Geos 599) - Instructor, University of Arizona
1996 (Summer): Historical Geology (Geos 102/104) - Instructor, University of Arizona
1995 (Fall): Taphonomy Seminar {Geos.596I} - Co-Instructor, University of Arizona
1991-1994: Introduction to Historical Geology {Geos.104} - Teaching and Grading Assistant, University of Arizona (Supervising Instructor: Peter Kresan)
1994: Introduction to Physical Geology {Geos.101} - Grading Assistant, University of Arizona (Supervising Instructor: Peter Kresan)
1993: Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy {Geos.302} - Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona (Supervising Instructor: Timothy M. Demko)

1987-Present: GSA (Geological Society of America)
1991-Present: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology)
1994-Present:Paleontological Society

Awards and Grants

Presentations at International Meetings

Invited presentations




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