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curator , paleontologist

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Vertebrate Palentology, Paleontological Society.

Connections

father:
Robert Francis Sullivan

mother:
Marian Edith (Pflieger) Sullivan