Carlton E. Brett
Professor, Undergraduate Director
Geology - Tenure-Track Faculty
510 Geology-Physics Building
SUNY, Buffalo B.A. 1973 Geology/Biology
SUNY, Buffalo M.A. 1975 Geology/Paleontology
University of Michigan Ph.D. 1978 Geology/Paleontology
1998-Present Professor, with tenure, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
1990-1998 Professor, with tenure, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester; taught introductory paleontology, advanced paleontology, historical geology, vertebrate paleontology, paleoecology, invertebrate zoology, and various graduate seminars and field short courses; advised about 120 Biology/Geology majors, three Master's and seven Ph.D. Candidates.
1984-1989 Associate professor, with tenure, Dept. Of Geological Sciences, University of Rochester; taught courses listed above; advised approximately 100 undergraduates, four M.S. Students, and five Ph.D. Candidates.
1979-1984 Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Rochester; advised four M.S. Students and one Ph.D. Candidate.
1978-1979 Instructor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Rochester.
Comparative Stratinomy and Paleoecology of Ordovician to Devonian Black and Dark Gray Shale Facies, Appalachian Basin(funded by ACS-PRF grant 27217-AC8 to C.E. Brett and G.C.Baird; supplemented with a fellowship to Baird).
Comparative Taphonomy and Paleoecology of Paleozoic and Mesozoic Mud Rock Facies
NATO funded collaborative research with Peter A. Allison, Imperial College, London, England; and W. David Liddell, Utah State University).
Evolutionary Ecology and Coordinated Stasis of Devonian Benthic Faunas in the Appalachian Basin
(funded by NSF EAR 9219807, with Niles Eldredge)
Comparative Taphonomy and Taphofacies of Modern Siliciclastic and Carbonate Shelf and Upper Slope EnvironmentsCollaborative research with Eric Powell and Karla Parsons (Rutgers University), Sally Walker (University of Georgia), and Ann Raymond (Texas A&M University); research funded by two grants from NOAA.
Taphonomy and Paleoecology of Paleozoic Pelmatozoan Echinoderms and Trilobites
Sequence Stratigraphy, Depositional Environments and Paleoecology of Middle Paleozoic (Middle Ordovician to Upper Devonian) Rocks in the Northern Appalachian Basin
(with G. C. Baird; SUNY College at Fredonia).