Carrie Schweitzer | Department of Geology | Kent State University

Carrie Schweitzer

Carrie Schweitzer

I have conducted field work and museum work in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. I conduct research at the Kent Campus and teach introductory geology courses at the Kent State University Campus at Stark, in North Canton, Ohio.

I have concentrated on the areas of the taxonomy, systematics, and evolution of the fossil decapod crustaceans, the shrimp, lobsters, and crabs. I have worked particularly on the Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Eocene groups, but my work has spanned the full range of the decapod Crustacea. I have also worked on the paleobiogeography and paleoecology of these animals. I have worked on decapod faunas from North America, the Caribbean, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, Asia and eastern Europe.

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Kent Campus Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 – 10 am, or by appointment. Stark Campus Office: 023G Science & Nursing, Phone: (330) 244-3303 (on any campus call ext. 5-3303)