Florida Museum of Natural History

Vertebrate Paleontology Graduate Student

Paul Morse

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Paul Morse

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

B.A., Anthropology, Yale University, 2008

Research Interests

Vertebrate paleontology, functional morphology, primate evolution, paleoecology

Diversification of mammals in response to global climate change during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Dietary reconstruction via dental microwear, tooth morphometrics, and stable isotope analysis within an ecological context

Dietary niche specializations in primate evolution

Dissertation

Primary Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jonathan I. Bloch

Thesis Title: To Be Determined

Publications

Morse, P. and E. Sargis. 2007. "Cacajao melanocephalus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cacajao_melanocephalus.html

Grants, Honors, and Awards Received

2010, Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation

2010, Anthropology Graduate Award, University of Florida

2010, Miss Lucy Dickinson Fellowship, Florida Museum of Natural History

2007, Deanís Research Fellowship in the Sciences, Yale College