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Mrs Jessica Lawrence (Wujek) B.S., M.S.

Postgraduate research student

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Mrs Jessica Lawrence (Wujek) is Postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

2002-2006 B.S. degree in Geology at Ohio Wesleyan University
Independent study 'Identification of Heavy Minerals in Stream Sediments in the Kraus Nature Preserve'

2006-2008 M.S. degree in Geology at Bowling Green State University
'A total evidence analysis of the evolutionary history of the thunnosaur ichthyosaurs'

T.A. in Life Through Time, Dinosaurs, and GeoJourney (

2008-2010 Field Geologist for PSI Engineering

2010-2012 Instructor at Bowling Green State University

Taught courses on the GeoJourney program twice each year and on intro level classes on campus in the spring.




Research interests

  • Phylogenetics
  • Paleontology
  • Marine Reptiles, specifically ichthyosaurs

MPhil/PhD research

Phylogenetics and evolution of ichthyosaurs, with emphasis on the Liassic of Southern England


Dr Gareth Dyke
Dr Darren Naish
Dr Ian Harding
Professor John Marshall

Funding: GSNOCS, Institute for Life Science, Jurassic Coast

Research group

Geology and Geophysics

Affiliate research groups

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Geological Society of America, Paleontological Society

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Instructor for SOES2020

Mrs Jessica Lawrence (Wujek)
Student Office, Room 166/09 University of Southampton Waterfront Campus National Oceanography Centre European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number:NOCS/186/07

Telephone:(023) 8059 6630

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