Christopher Strganac
Huffington Department of Earth Sciences
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas 75275

Christopher Strganac graduated with a B.S. in geological sciences from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002, followed by a few seasons as a park ranger at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon. He earned his M.S. in 2008 from Southern Methodist University, where he currently is pursuing a Ph.D. He obtained his first passport after arriving at SMU, and has been a member of teams performing field work in Ethiopia, Angola, and Antarctica. His current research is focused on utilizing stable carbon geochemistry to investigate the paleoenvironment, palaeoecology and age of fossil bearing strata in Angola.