Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Dr. Jisuo Jin


Jisuo Jin

Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan, 1988
BGS 0180
Lab: BGS 1005
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x.84061
Fax: (519) 661-3198

Research Interests

  1. Ordovician-Silurian brachiopod taxonomy and diversity patterns through time;
  2. Origin, radiation, mass extinction, and recovery of brachiopod faunas in the epicontinental seas of North America during the Ordovician and Silurian periods;
  3. Paleoecolgy and environmental control on the evolution of brachiopod communities and fauna;
  4. Comparative study of Ordovician-Silurian brachiopod faunas of North America and South China - applications to global biodiversity patterns and paleobiogeography.

Career Summary:

Books/Monographs (peer-reviewed): 11
Books and special volumes edited: 4
Papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings: 87
Papers in non-peer-reviewed periodicals and conference proceedings: 6
Technical Reports (non-peer-reviewed): 7
Conference field guides: 5

Selected Publications