Rutgers University, NJ – PhD Candidate, expected 2024
Rutgers University, NJ – MS in Earth & Planetary Sciences, 2017
Rutgers University, NJ – BS in Earth & Planetary Sciences, 2013

Research Interests

  • Paleontology/Paleoentomology
  • Paleoecology


  • Neitzke-Adamo, L., Blandford, A. J., Criscione, J., Olsson, R. K. and Gorder, E., 2018. The Rutgers Geology Museum: America’s first geology museum and the past 200 years of geoscience education, in Rosenberg, G.D., and Clary, R.M., eds., Museums at the Forefront of the History and Philosophy of Geology: History Made, History in the Making: Geological Society of America Special Paper 535: 217–236.

  • Criscione, J. and Grimaldi, D. A., 2017. The oldest predaceous water bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Belostomatidae) from the Triassic Cow Branch Formation of Virginia/North Carolina: Journal of Paleontology, 91(6): 1166–1177. doi: 10.1017/jpa.2017.48.

  • Criscione, J., Bord, D., Godfrey, L. and Aubry, M.-P., 2017. Inferred pseudo-cryptic speciation in the coccolithophore species Braarudosphaera bigelowii (Gran and Braarud) during the Early Paleocene (Danian): Marine Micropaleontology 137: 1–15.

  • Arillo, A., Peñalver, E., Pérez‐de la Fuente, R., Delclòs, X., Criscione, J., Barden, P. M., Riccio, M. L. and Grimaldi, D. A., 2015. Long‐proboscid brachyceran flies in Cretaceous amber (Diptera: Stratiomyomorpha: Zhangsolvidae). Systematic Entomology 40(1): 242–267.