Museum Faculty in Paleontology and Paleobiology

Jonathan I. Bloch (Ph.D., University of Michigan), Associate Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Associate Professor of Biology, Geology, and Anthropology; First appearance and early evolution of the modern orders of mammals including Primates.

Douglas S. Jones (B.S., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton), Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology, Professor of Geology, and Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History; molluscan paleoecology; paleoclimatology; marine ecology; biogeochemistry of marine invertebrates; Cenozoic invertebrates of Florida.

Michal Kowalewski (M.S., University of Warsaw; Ph.D., University of Arizona ) Curator, Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Chair of Invertebrate Paleontology, Professor of Geology; quantitative paleoecology and ecology of marine benthic invertebrates.

Steven R. Manchester (B.S., Oregon State, M.S., Ph.D., Indiana), Curator of Paleobotany and Associate Professor of Botany and Geology; Angiosperm paleobotany, systematics and paleobiogeography of Eocene floras of North America.

Bruce J. MacFadden (B.S., Cornell; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia), Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Professor of Geology, Latin American Studies, and Biology; Systematics, geochronology, and paleoecology (particularly using stable isotopes) of late Cenozoic mammals from the New World.

David W. Steadman (Ph.D., Univ. Arizona), Curator of Ornithology, Chair of Department of Natural Sciences, and Associate Professor of Biology; Avian paleontology and biogeography, extinction on oceanic islands.