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Visiting Instructor of Geology Sean Cornell was recently awarded the 2005 Margaret Hawn Mirabile Memorial Best Student Paper Award by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists(AAPG). His paper, entitled "Comparative Sequence Stratigraphy of the Black River to Lower Trenton Group Interval (Upper Ordovician): Implications for Climatic and Associated Faunal Changes," was co-authored with Carlton E. Brett from the University of Cincinnati. Cornell presented the paper at the AAPG Eastern Section Meeting on October 3-5, 2004.

Cornell came to St. Lawrence in the fall of 2005, after teaching courses in oceanography, historical geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy at Juniata College for a year. He is completing his Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati and has published work in the Journal of Paleontology, Palaios and Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology (Paleo3).

Posted: September 8, 2005

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