A. Professional Preparation
University of California, Irvine, B.S., Biological Science, 2010
California State University, Fullerton, M.Sc., Geological Science, In-progress
2015-present - Collections Manager, Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology
2012-2015 – Collections Assistant, Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center
C. Recent publications
Santos, G.-P., J. F. Parham, and B. L. Beatty. 2016. New data on the ontogeny and senescence of Desmostylus (Desmostylia, Mammalia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1078344.
Barboza, M.M., J.F. Parham, G-P. Santos, B.N. Kussman, J. Velez-Juarbe. 2017. The age of the Oso Member, Capistrano Formation, and a review of fossil crocodylians from California. PaleoBios, 34.
D. Significant Products
Santos, G-P., Lepore, T. (2018). Accessible SciComm: Utilizing Technology to Create an Inclusive and Accessible Science Narrative. Poster presented at the Science Through Narrative Symposium during the 2018 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in San Francisco, CA, January 3-7. The Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Final Program, p. 78.
Santos, G-P., Schmitz, L. (2017). Citizen Science at the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology: Providing Engaging STEM Opportunities for High School Students, College Students, and The Greater Community. Talk presented at the 2017 Geological Society of America Meeting in Seattle, WA, October 22-25. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6, Paper No. 42-7.
Santos, G., Lepore, T. (2017). Utilizing Augmented Reality for Inclusive Exhibit Design. Poster presented at the 77th Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, August 23-26. 77th SVP Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, p. 65.
Santos, G., Parham, J. F., Barboza, M., Kussman B. N., Velez-Juarbe, J. (2016) New Records of Terrestrial and Marine Mammals from the Oso Sand Member, Capistrano Formation, Orange County, California. Poster presented at the 76th Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT, October 26-29. 76th SVP Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, p. 38.
Santos, G.-P., Farke, A. (2016). The Raymond M. Alf Museum and The Webb Schools: A Unique, Research-based High School Geoscience Program. Talk presented at the 2016 Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver, CO, September 25-28. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7, Paper No. 9-12.
Santos, G.-P., Parham, J. F. (2016). Description of the Sedimentology and Taphonomy of the Late Uintan Talega Bonebed from Orange County, California. Poster presented at the Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section 112th Annual Meeting in Ontario, CA, April 4-6. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 4
E. Synergistic Activities
Current member of the Education and Outreach Committee for the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Current member of the Education and Outreach Committee for the Paleontological Society
Co-founder of Cosplay for Science, a science communication project developed to make science education more approachable through the use of science fiction and nerd culture.