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Dr John Finarelli

Dr

John Finarelli

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Biology and Environmental Science
01 716 2347
University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Science Centre - West Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

I am a quantitative palaeobiologist and evolutionary biologist by training. My research focuses on integrating palaeontological and neontological data sets in an effort to understand the biology and ecology of extinct organisms. I combine specimen-based research in museum collections (both palaeontological and zoological) with database mining and fieldwork to test macroevolutionary hypotheses of the origin and maintenance of morphological diversity through time and across clades.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Biology
    University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Dublin, Ireland30 Jan 2012
  • Research Assistant Professor
    University of Chicago, Department of Organismal Biology & Anatomy, Chicago, United States1 May 2010 - 27 Jan 2012
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
    University of Michigan, Department of Geological Sciences, Ann Arbor, United States1 Sep 2007 - 30 Apr 2010
  • Fellow
    University of Michigan, Society of Fellows, Ann Arbor, United States1 Sep 2007 - 30 Apr 2010

DEGREES

  • BA
    College of William & Mary VA USA
  • MS
    -
  • MS
    University of Chicago IL
  • PhD
    University of Chicago IL