Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences April Wright taught a one-day workshop for researchers at the annual Geological Society of America meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, this past September.

The workshop, entitled “Quantitative Methods in Phylogenetic Paleobiology,” is one of many that Wright has taught over the years to other notable experts.

While there, she additionally presented a talk on “Co-estimation of Phylogeny, Divergence Time, and Macroevolutionary Parameters in Formicidae.” A symposium volume with a contributed paper on the topic is forthcoming.

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