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'''Assistant Professor of Paleobiology'''
'''Assistant Professor of Paleobiology'''
[http://www.geosciences.uconn.edu/ '''Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology''']
[http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebwww/ '''Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology''']
[http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebwww/ '''and Center for Integrative Geosciences''']
[http://www.geosciences.uconn.edu/ '''and Center for Integrative Geosciences''']
[http://www.uconn.edu/ '''University of Connecticut''']
[http://www.uconn.edu/ '''University of Connecticut''']

Revision as of 02:53, 10 February 2007

Assistant Professor of Paleobiology

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

and Center for Integrative Geosciences

University of Connecticut

Contact Information

  • Email: andrew.bush [at] uconn.edu
  • Office (EEB): Torrey Life Sciences 472
  • Office (Geo): Beach 240
  • Phone (EEB): 860-486-9359
  • Phone (Geo): 860-486-9385
  • Fax: 860-486-6364

Research Interests

  • Changes in marine biodiversity and ecology through the Phanerozoic
  • Ecologic gradient analyses of patchy paleoecologic distributions
  • Duration and effects of the Late Devonian (Frasnian/Famennian) extinction
  • Upper Devonian stratigraphy in the Appalachian Basin
  • Statistical properties of evolutionary rates and the causes of evolutionary stasis


  • Bush, A. M., R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Trends in ecospace use in marine fossil assemblages between the mid-Paleozoic and late Cenozoic. Paleobiology, 33:76–97.
  • Bambach, R. K., A. M. Bush, and D. H. Erwin. 2007. Autecology and the filling of ecospace: key metazoan radiations. Palaeontology:50:1–22.
  • Bush, A. M., M. Kowalewski , A. Hoffmeister , R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. In press. Potential paleoecologic biases from size-filtering of fossils. Palaios.
  • Bush, A. M. 2006. Crime Scene Investigation—Permian. Review of Erwin, D. H. 2006. Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago. Science 311: 1868-1869.
  • Bush, A. M., and R. K. Bambach. 2004. Did alpha diversity increase during the Phanerozoic? Lifting the veils of taphonomic, latitudinal, and environmental biases in the study of paleocommunities. Journal of Geology 112:625–642.
  • Bush, A. M., M. J. Markey, and C. R Marshall. 2004. Removing bias from diversity curves: the effects of spatially organized biodiversity on sampling-standardization. Paleobiology 30:666–686.
  • Bush, A. M., M. G. Powell, W. S. Arnold, T. M. Bert, and G. M. Daley. 2002. Time-averaging, evolution, and morphologic variation. Paleobiology 28:9–25.