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Sarah L. Sheffield

Sarah L. Sheffield

Sarah L. Sheffield
Assistant Professor

Contact

Office: SCA 524
Phone: 813/974-
Email: ssheffield2@usf.edu

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Education

Ph.D. The University of Tennessee, 2017
M.S. Auburn University, 2013
B.S. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011

Research

Understanding evolutionary relationships of Paleozoic echinoderms by: interpreting skeletal homologies; understanding phylogenetic relationships of major groups of echinoderms; understanding rates of character evolution of certain morphological traits; finding new localities of echinoderm fossils to better understand Paleozoic diversity

Specialty Area

Evolutionary paleobiology; Invertebrate paleobiology