Ethan is a Ph.D. candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University. He received his B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Yale University (2016), where he worked at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and received his M.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell (2019). Ethan’s research interests include vertebrate paleontology, systematics and evolution, with a particular focus on sarcopterygian fishes. He is currently preparing a dissertation on the diversity of fossil coelacanths while enjoying his work as a TA.