The Ohio State University at Newark

James St. John

Areas of Expertise

Cambrian paleontology and stratigraphy

Origin of deposits having soft-bodied fossils

Paleobiology of trilobites and other extinct Paleozoic arthropods

Ordovician paleontology and stratigraphy of the Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky area

Ancient and modern hard substrates and associated encrusting and boring organisms


History of geology and paleontology (especially pre-1850)

Problematic fossil organisms

Subsurface and petroleum geology


ABD in Geology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

M.S in Geology, 1994, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

B.A. (with Honors) in Geology, 1991, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio

Curriculum Vitae