Florida Museum of Natural History

Vertebrate Paleontology Graduate Student

Emily Woodruff

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Woodruff, Emily

Ph.D. Candidate in Biology
216 Dickinson Hall
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 273-1936
Email: emilywoodruff@ufl.edu

B.A., Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 2008

M.Sc., Palaeobiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 2010

Research Interests

Vertebrate paleontology, evolution, functional morphology, evolutionary developmental biology.

Evolution of biodiversity in Paleogene mammals.

Quantifying and comparing morphological disparity within and between fossil mammalian clades.

Investigating morphological change through the integration of functional morphology and evolutionary developmental biology.


Primary Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Bloch

Thesis title: To be determined

Grants, Honors, and Awards Received

2010, Bob Savage Memorial Fund Grant, University of Bristol

2009, American Alumni Scholarship, University of Bristol

2006, Laurel Fellowship for Study Abroad, Mount Holyoke College

Educational Outreach

Bristol Dinosaur Project, University of Bristol, November-June, 2009-2010