Matthew F. Jones

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
Dyche Hall


Advisor: Chris Beard
Research interests: Bat paleontology and evolution; Mammal evolution and paleobiogeography
Hometown: Wichita, KS

Education:

  • B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas
  • M.S. Paleontology, University of Kansas

Publications:

  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. In Review. Terrestrial behavior and trackway morphology of neotropical bats in the families Phyllostomidae and Emballonuridae.
  • York, H.A., Foster, P.F., Jones, M.F., Schwartz, W.H., Vezeau, A.L., and Zerwekh, M.S., 2008. Observations of cavity-roosting behavior in Costa Rican Lophostoma brasiliense. Mammalian Biology, v. 73, p. 230-232.

Presentations:

  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Preliminary analysis of the terrestrial abilities of bats in the families Emballonuridae and Vespertilionidae. 45th Annual Symposium of the North American Society for Bat Research. Monterey, California, October 29, 2015. Poster presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Neoichnology of an ecologically and morphologically diverse family of bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) and implications for identifying bat traces in the fossil record. Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists annual meeting. Dallas, Texas, October 17, 2015. Poster presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Terrestrial behaviors of the new world leaf-nosed bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) and their track and trackway morphology. Kansas Academy of Science annual meeting. Pittsburg, Kansas, March 28, 2015. Poster presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Neoichnology and tracemaking behavior of Desmodus rotundus. 44th Annual Symposium of the North American Society for Bat Research. Albany, New York, October 22, 2014. Oral presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Neoichnology of Costa Rican bats: track morphology and trackmaking ability of phyllostomid and emballonurid bats. Geological Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia, October 19, 2014. Oral presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. Paleontological implications of bat trackways and trackmaking ability based on neoichnological observations of the fruit bat Carollia perspicillata. Kansas Academy of Science annual meeting. Emporia, Kansas, April 5, 2014. Oral presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. Recognizing bat tracks and trackways in the fossil record: proposed morphological criteria based on trackways of the neotropical fruit bat Carollia perspicillata. Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists annual meeting. Los Angeles, California, October 31, 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Jones, M.F. and S.T. Hasiotis. A preliminary analysis of the trackway-making ability of bats (Phyllostomidae, Carollinae). Geological Society of America annual meeting. Charlotte, North Carolina, November 7, 2012. Oral presentation.

Awards:

  • University Graduate Fellowship, University of Kansas, 2016-2017 school year, $16,000
  • William Belt Graduate Scholarship, University of Kansas, Fall 2016, $5000.00
  • Masters student poster competition, Kansas Academy of Science annual meeting, March 2015, third place
  • Jones, M.F. Selig Scholarship, University of Kansas Department of Geology, May 2013, $2750
  • Jones, M.F. Ellis L. Yochelson Award, Paleontological Society, May 2013, $800
  • Jones, M.F. Frederick T. Holden Scholarship, The University of Kansas Department of Geology, May 2012, $2300
  • Jones, M.F. Sigma Xi Research Grant, December 2011, $1000

 

 

 


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