Post Doctoral Associate

Dr. Troy A. Dexter

Troy A. Dexter

Associate Chair, NAPC Organizing Committee
Invertebrate Paleontology
288 Dickinson Hall
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611

Ph.D., 2011, Virginia Tech
M.S., 2006, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Research Interests

Predation, parasitism, morphometrics, functional morphology, and growth rates in fossil and modern echinoderms; stable isotope geochemistry of mollusk biominerals; time averaging and stratigraphic paleobiology in mollusks assemblages.

Recent Publications

Dexter, T.A., D.S. Kaufman, R.A. Krause, S.L. Barbour Wood, M.G. Simões, J.W. Huntley, Y. Yanes, C.S. Romanek, and M. Kowalewski. 2014. A continuous multi-millennial record of surficial bivalve mollusk shells from the São Paulo Bight, Brazilian shelf. Quaternary Research.

Dexter, T. A., and Kowalewski M., 2013. Jackknife-corrected parametric bootstrap estimates of growth rates in bivalve mollusks using nearest living relatives. Theoretical Population Biology 90: 36-48.