Dr. Patricia Kelley

Professor of Geology

P. Kelley photo

Myrtle Grove 1329, Deloach 117
Department of Geography and Geology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5944
Tel: 910 962-7406; Fax: 910 962-7077
email: kelleypATuncw.edu, Personal Webpage

Education:
A.M. Harvard University,1977
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1979

Teaching:
Dr. Kelley teaches GLY 132 The Earth Through Time, GLY 135 Prehistoric Life, GLY 337 Invertebrate Paleontology,GLY 533 Paleoecology, GLY 535 Stratigraphic Paleontology, and various DIS/special topics courses including GLY 592 Special Topics: Evolution and Creationism

Research Interests:
Evolution and paleoecology of Coastal Plain molluscs are the focus of Patricia Kelley's research. Ongoing studies include tempo and mode of evolution; role of biological factors such as predation in evolution; predator-prey coevolution and escalation; mass extinction and recovery of mollusc faunas.


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