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educator , paleontologist

Lorenzo Rook, paleontologist, educator. Achievements include discovery of 1 Million Year Old Fossil Homo cranium from Buia, Eritrea; discovery of Oreopithcus specimens in Tuscany and Sardinia. Fellow: Linnean Soc.London; member: Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, American Association Physical Anthropologists, Società Paleontologia Italiana, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Background

Rook, Lorenzo Son of Enzo Rook and Maria Annunziata Cavini.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Paleontology, University Modena, Italy, 1999.

Career

Member European Science Fundation, Strasbourg, France, 1995—1998. Researcher University Florence, Italy, 1995—2000, associate professor, since 2000. Board member EuroMam.

European Quaternary Mammal Research Association, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of 1 Million Year Old Fossil Homo cranium from Buia, Eritrea. Discovery of Oreopithcus specimens in Tuscany and Sardinia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journal.

Membership

Fellow: Linnean Soc.London. Member: Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, American Association Physical Anthropologists, Società Paleontologia Italiana, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Connections

father:
Enzo Rook

mother:
Maria Annunziata Cavini