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Robert Michael Sullivan

Robert Michael Sullivan, American paleontologist, curator. Achievements include discovery of second most complete skull of the duck-billed dinosaur Parasaurolophus, new genus and species of ankylosaurid dinosaur. Grantee Sigma Xi, 1974, National Science Foundation, 1984, Dinosaur Society, 1996. Member Society Vertebrate Palentology, Paleontological Society.

Background

  • Sullivan, Robert Michael was born on August 4, 1951 in New York City. Son of Robert Francis and Marian Edith (Pflieger) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Mexico, 1973. Master of Science, San Diego State University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1980.

    Career

    • Geologist Eagle Exploration, Denver, 1980-1981. Exploration geologist Sohio Petrol., 1981-1982. Assistant professor University Southern Alabama, Mobile, 1982-1984.

      Lecturer earth science University California, Riverside, 1984-1986, researcher, 1986. From curatorial assistant to collections manager San Diego National History Museum, 1988-1989. Senior curator paleontology State Museum Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of second most complete skull of the duck-billed dinosaur Parasaurolophus, new genus and species of ankylosaurid dinosaur.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Society Vertebrate Palentology, Paleontological Society.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Francis Sullivan
    • mother: Marian Edith (Pflieger) Sullivan
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    Born August 4, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University New Mexico
    • 1978
      San Diego State University
    • 1980
      Michigan State University
    • 1980 - 1981
      Geologist Eagle Exploration
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      exploration geologist Sohio Petrol.
    • 1982 - 1984
      assistant, professor University Southern Alabama
      Mobile, Alabama, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      lecturer, earth science University California
      Riverside, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      from curatorial assistant, to collections manager San Diego National History Museum
    • 1992
      senior, curator paleontology State Museum Pennsylvania
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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