Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Rachel V Wallace

B.S., General Biology, University of Washington, 2009
M.S., Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2013

Email: rvsimon@utexas.edu

Work: +1 253 222 9202
Office: JGB 3.314AA
Mailcode: C1160
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Rachel Simon is interest in the evolution of mammals. For her thesis, she is describing the skull of the long-beaked echidna and writing a diagnosis for Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae, and Tachyglossidae using parsimony analysis. Rachel would like to continue to her PhD, following up on the evolutionary history of montremes or studying the evolution of mammalian sensory systems.