Vertebrate Paleontology

Staff & Research

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David S Berman, PhD
Curator Emeritus of Vertebrate Paleontology

Matthew C. Lamanna, PhD
Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology

Mary R. Dawson, PhD
Curator Emeritus of Vertebrate Paleontology

Research Fellows

Pauline Coster, PhD
Rea Post-doctoral Research Fellow


Amy C. Henrici, MS
Collection Manager and Scientific Preparator

Dan Pickering
PaleoLab Manager and Scientific Preparator

Joe Sawchak
PaleoLab Scientific Preparator

Alan Tabrum, MS
Scientific Preparator

Norm Wuerthele
Casts and Molds

Scientific Support Staff

Mark A. Klingler
Scientific Illustrator