Graduate Programs in Paleontology

United States

 

Alaska

University University Of Alaska Fairbanks
Department Department Of Geosciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Patrick Druckenmiller
Contact Email [email protected]
Website www.uaf.edu

 

 

California

University San Jose State University
Department Geology
Degrees MS
Contact Name Carlie Pietsch
Contact Email [email protected]
Website www.sjsu.edu
   
University Stanford University
Department Geological Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Jonathan Payne
Contact Email [email protected]
Website

www.earth.stanford.edu

   
University University of California, Berkeley
Department Integrative Biology / UC Museum of Paleontology
Degrees PhD
Contact Name IB Graduate Student Services Officer
Contact Email [email protected]
Website www.ib.berkeley.edu/grad & www.ucmp.berkeley.edu
   
University University of California, Los Angeles
Department Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name William Schopf
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://epss.ucla.edu
   
University University of California, Riverside
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Mary Droser
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://earthsciences.ucr.edu
   
University University of California, Santa Barbara
Department Department of Earth Science
Contact Name Yann Ricard
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.geol.ucsb.edu/
   
University University of California, Santa Cruz
Department Earth and Planetary Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Matthew Clapham
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://eps.ucsc.edu/
   
University California State University FULLERTON
Department  
Degrees MS
Contact Name Nicole Bonuso
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://nbonuso.wixsite.com/epelab

 

 

Colorado

University University of Colorado at Boulder
Department Museum and Field Studies
Degrees MS
Contact Name Janet Bensko
Contact Email [email protected][email protected]
Website http://www.colorado.edu/ & http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum

 

 

Connecticut

University University of Connecticut
Department Integrative Geosciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Andrew Bush
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://earth.uconn.edu

 

 

District of Columbia

University Howard University
Department Anatomy
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Daryl Domning
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://gs.howard.edu/

 

 

Florida

University Florida International University
Department Department of Earth and Environment
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name

Rosemary Hickey-Vargas (Graduate Program Director)

Laurel Collins (Paleontologist)

Contact Email [email protected][email protected]
Website https://earthenvironment.fiu.edu

 

 

Georgia

University Georgia State University
Department Geosciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name Christy Visaggi
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://geosciences.gsu.edu
   
University University of Georgia
Department Department of Geology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Steven M. Holland
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://geology.uga.edu

 

 

Illinois

University DePaul University
Department Department of Biological Sciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name Kenshu Shimada
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://csh.depaul.edu/
   
University Northwestern University
Department Earth and Planetary Sciences
Degrees PhD
Contact Name Rosemary Bush
Contact Email [email protected]
Website www.earth.northwestern.edu
   
University University of Chicago
Department Department of the Geophysical Sciences
Degrees PhD
Contact Name Aaron Hill (Student Services Coordinator)
Contact Email [email protected]icago.edu
Website http://paleo.uchicago.edu
   
University University of Illinois at Chicago
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Roy Plotnick
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://eaes.uic.edu/
   
University University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department Plant Biology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Surangi Punyasena
contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.life.illinois.edu/

 

 

Kansas

University University of Kansas
Department Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Bruce S. Lieberman
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://eeb.ku.edu/prospective-students

 

 

Kentucky

University University of Kentucky
Department Earth & Environmental Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Frank R. Ettensohn; Edward Woolery
Contact Email [email protected][email protected]
Website https://ees.as.uky.edu/

 

 

Maryland

University Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department Center for Functional Anatomy & Evolution
Degrees PhD
Contact Name Jonathan Perry
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/fae

 

 

Michigan

University University of Michigan
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Anne Hudon
Contact Email [email protected]@umn.edu
Website https://lsa.umich.edu/
   
University Michigan State University
Department Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Danita Brandt
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://ees.natsci.msu.edu/

 

 

Minnesota

University University of Minnesota
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name David Fox
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.esci.umn.edu/

 

 

Missouri

University Missouri University of Science and Technology
Department Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://gs.mst.edu
   
University University of Missouri
Department Department of Geological Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name James D. Schiffbauer
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://paleo.missouri.edu/

 

 

Montana

University Montana State University
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name David Varricchio
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.montana.edu/ & http://epswww.unm.edu/

 

 

New Mexico

University University of New Mexico
Department Earth and Planetary Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Corinne Myers
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://epswww.unm.edu/

 

 

New York

University Montana State University
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name David Varricchio
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.montana.edu/ & http://epswww.unm.edu/
   
University Syracuse University
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Linda Ivany
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://earthsciences.syr.edu/
   
University University at Buffalo, SUNY
Department Department of Geological Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name

Dr. Charles E. Mitchell

(SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor & Fellow, Geol. Soc. of America)

Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/

 

 

North Carolina

University East Carolina University
Department Geological Sciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name Stephen J. Culver
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.ecu.edu/

 

 

North Dakota

University North Dakota State University
Department Environmental & Conservation Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Lydia Tackett
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.ndsu.edu/ecs/

 

 

Ohio

University Bowling Green State University
Department Department of Geology/School of Earth, Environment & Society
Degrees MS
Contact Name Peg Yacobucci
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.bgsu.edu
   
University Kent State University
Department Geology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Rodney M. Feldmann
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.kent.edu/
   
University Miami University of Ohio
Department Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Carrie Tyler
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://miamioh.edu/
   
University Ohio University
Department Geological Sciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name Alycia Stigall
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.ohio.edu/geology
   
University The Ohio State University
Department Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Corinna Ash
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://eeob.osu.edu/

 

 

Oklahoma

University Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Department Anatomy and Cell Biology
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Paul Gignac
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/

 

 

Oregon

University University of Oregon
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Edward Davis
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://blogs.uoregon.edu/vertpaleo/

 

 

Pennsylvania

University Temple University
Department Earth & Environmental Science
Degrees MS
Contact Name Dennis Terry
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://ees.cst.temple.edu/
   
University Pennsylvania State University
Department Department of Geosciences
Degrees MS & PHD
Contact Name Peter Wilf
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.geosc.psu.edu/graduates
   
University

University of Pennsylvania

Department Earth and Environmental Science
Degrees PHD
Contact Name Lauren Sallan
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.laurensallan.com/phdposition

 

 

Rhode Island

University University of Rhode Island
Department Geosciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name David E. Fastovsky
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://cels.uri.edu/geo/

 

 

South Dakota

University South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Department  
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Laurie C. Anderson
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.sdsmt.edu/

 

 

Texas

University Baylor University
Department Department of Geosciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Dan Peppe
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.baylor.edu/
   
University Midwestern State University
Department Kimbell School of Geoscience
Degrees MS
Contact Name Jesse Carlucci
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://mwsu.edu/
   
University Sul Ross State University
Department Biology, Geology and Physical Sciences
Degrees MS
Contact Name Dr. Elizabeth Measures
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://sulross.edu/
   
University University of Texas at Austin
Department Department of Geological Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Philip Guerrero
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/
   
University Texas A&M
Department Geology & Geophysics
Degrees MS & PHD
Contact Name Mark Everett – Department Head for Graduate Affairs 
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://geoweb.tamu.edu

 

 

Utah

University Utah State University, Uintah Basin Campus
Department  Geology
Degrees MS
Contact Name Benjamin J. Burger
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://geology.usu.edu/

 

 

Virginia

University George Mason University
Department Environmental Science and Policy
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Mark D. Uhen
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://esp.gmu.edu/

 

 

Washington

University Western Washington University
Department Geology
Degrees MS
Contact Name Robyn Mieko Dahl
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://cse.wwu.edu/geology

 

 

West Virginia

University West Virginia University
Department Department of Geology and Geography
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Dr. James Lamsdell
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.geology.wvu.edu/

 

 

Wisconsin

University University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department Department of Geosciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Stephen Dornbos; Margaret Fraiser; Peter Sheehan
Contact Email [email protected][email protected][email protected]
Website

http://uwm.edu/geosciences/research/paleoecology/  & http://uwm.edu/geosciences/graduate/

 

 

Wyoming

University University of Wyoming
Department Geology
Degrees

MS & PhD

1) Department of Geology and Geophysics (MS & PhD)

2) Department of Botany (MS & PhD)

3) Program in Ecology (PhD)

Contact Name Ellen Currano
Contact Email [email protected]
Website

1) http://www.uwyo.edu/geolgeophys/graduate/

2) http://www.uwyo.edu/botany/graduate-programs/index.html

3) http://www.uwyo.edu/pie/index.html

 

 

 

Canada

Manitoba

University Brandon University
Department Biology and Geology Departments (joint program)
Degrees MS
Contact Name Marquita Duncan
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.brandonu.ca/mels/

 

 

 

China

University The University of Hong Kong
Department School of Biological Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Moriaki Yasuhara
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/

 

 

 

Germany

University Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Department Department of Geography and Geosciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Emilia Jarochowska
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.palaeobiology.de

 

 

Sweden

University Uppsala University
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Abigail Barker
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.uu.se/

 

Portugal

University Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Octávio Mateus
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.fct.unl.pt/

 

 

 

United Kingdom

University Durham University
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Martin Smith
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.dur.ac.uk/
   
University University College London
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Bridget Wade
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.ucl.ac.uk/
   
University University of Bath
Department Biology and Biochemistry
Degrees PhD
Contact Name Daniel Field
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.bath.ac.uk/
   
University University of Bristol
Department Earth Sciences
Degrees MS & PhD
Contact Name Mike Benton
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk
   
University University of Oxford
Department Department of Earth Sciences
Degrees PhD
Contact Name Erin Saupe
Contact Email [email protected]
Website https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk