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Research fellows

RF's provide an important resource for NPL. Their ongoing research may add to the collection, or may increase the use of the current holdings.
They also help keep the taxonomic designations current within their areas of expertise.

They are listed below, alphabetically.

Dee Ann Cooper
Lumberton, TX

Dr. Roger W. Cooper
Lamar University
Beaumont, TX

Christopher Garvie
Austin, TX

Dr. Brenda L.Kirkland
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS

Dr. Charles Newsom
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Dr. Chris L. Schneider
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

Dr. Robert W. Scott
Precision Stratigraphy Associates & The University of Tulsa
Cleveland, OK

Dr. James Sprinkle
University of Texas
Austin, TX

Dr. William Ward
Boerne, TX

Louis Zachos*
Austin, TX

Dr. Sarah Zellers
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO

* Currently a PhD candidate at the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin, which requires that he temporarily relinquish his position as a research fellow.


A selection of current Research Fellows

Roger Cooper
Roger Cooper

Charles Newsom
Charles Newsom

James Sprinkle
James Sprinkle

Sally Zellers
Sally Zellers



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