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Current Research

Research Fellows

James Sprinkle:
(Early Paleozoic echinoderms)

Louis Zachos:
(Tertiary echinoids)-currently PhD student

Chris Garvie:
(Cretaceous and Tertiary molluscs especially gastropods)

Charles Newsom:
(Cretaceous oysters)

Sally Zellers:
(Neogene foraminifera)

Chris Schneider:
(Paleozoic biodiversity)

Brenda Kirkland:
(Permian reef forms, and algae)

Roger and Dee Ann Cooper:
(Big Bend stratigraphy)

Bill Ward:
(Glen Rose stratigraphy)

Bob Scott:
(Cretaceous stratigraphy and paleontology)




Chris Garvie
Chris Garvie with his 2006 Strimple Award from The Paleontological Society. This is the highest honor for an avocational paleontologist to achieve. Chris has published several important papers addressing Tertiary molluscan fauna.


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