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Richard L. Cifelli

Richard Cifelli

Cooperating Faculty, School of Geology and Geophysics
Professor, Department of Zoology
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, SMOMNH

Ph.D., 1983, Columbia University
M.Phil., 1980, Columbia University
A.M., 1979, University of Chicago
A.B., 1976, Colby College

Office: SNOMNH
Phone: 405-325-4724
Fax: 405-325-7699

Areas of Interest

Vertebrate Paleontology


Most of my current and recent research concerns the systematics and paleobiology of terrestrial vertebrates—with particular emphasis on mammals—from the Cretaceous of North America.

Courses Taught

Vertebrate Paleobiology

The Age of Dinosaurs