• Visiting Assistant Professor


  • PhD, University of Oregon, 2018
  • MS, University of Oregon, 2012
  • BS, University of the Pacific


Win McLaughlin comes to Oberlin College from recently completing a PhD in earth sciences at the University of Oregon. Her interests include both research into the relationship between changing landforms and the life that occupies those landforms and improving college-level science pedagogy.

  • paleontology
  • sedimentary/stratigraphy
  • structural geology
  • paleoecology
  • comparative anatomy
  • evolutionary biology

  • McLaughlin, W.N.F., S.S.B. Hopkins, and M.D. Schmitz. 2016. A new Late Hemingfordian vertebrate fauna from Hawk Rim, Oregon, with implications for biostratigraphy and geochronology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36(5):e1201095.

  • 2014 Fulbright Student Researcher to Kyrgyzstan