Matthew Kosnik is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University. He holds a BA from Austin College and a PhD from the University of Chicago. Prior to commencing an ARC Future Fellowship at Macquarie he was a post-doctoral research associate at James Cook University and the National Museum of Natural History (USA).
Dr Kosnik's research uses fossil deposits to understand modern marine communities. His research on marine invertebrates has spanned the Phanerozoic, but he is currently concentrating on understanding shell deposits found in Holocene sediment and the impact of western colonisation on Australian marine communities.
For more information visit: https://bio.mq.edu.au/~mkosnik/