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Staff and Students

Technical Staff | Curatorial Staff | Affiliated Staff | Graduate Students

Technical Staff

Laura Abraczinskas, Collections Manager


Robin Bolig, Data Quality Technician


Curatorial Staff

Dr. Michael Gottfried, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, Herpetology, and Ichthyology, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences


Dr. Barbara Lundrigan, Curator of Mammalogy & Ornithology, Associate Professor of Zoology


Dr. Pamela Rasmussen, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy & Ornithology, Assistant Professor of Zoology
AVoCet: Avian Vocalizations Center


Affiliated Staff

James Harding, Wildlife Outreach Specialist, Instructor in Zoology


Graduate Students


Cybil Nicole Cavalieri "Nikki", Department of Zoology
Graduate Student/Lundrigan
Ontogenetic change in skull morphology in Carnivores 


Sifa Ngasala, Department of Geological Sciences
Graduate Student/Gottfried
Biostratigraphy and paleoenvironment of actinopterygian fishes from the Karoo Basin of southern Africa