Diane M. Erwin (co-leader) is currently the Museum Scientist in charge of the curation and
management of the UCMP Paleobotany Collection.
Lanny H. Fisk, RG (co-leader) is a paleoconsultant with PaleoResource Consultants in
Virginia Friedman and husband Howard; Virginia is a paleontology doctoral student in the
Department of Geology at the University of California at Davis.
Paul R. Kester received his MS degree from the University of Washington and is currently
working with Fossil Butte National Monument, WY and as a paleoconsultant for Paleo Investigations.
Kouwenberg (co-leader) received her Ph.D. from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
and is currently the Meeker Postdoctoral Fellow working in the Geology Department at the Field
Museum of Natural History in Chicago, IL and collaborating with
McElwain, Lecturer in Palaeobotany at the University College Dublin in Ireland.
is a Professor of Horticulture in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of
Guam, Mangilao, GU.
Jeffrey Myers (co-leader) is an Associate Professor of
Geology at Western Oregon
University, Monmouth OR.
Yuri Panchul currently works at Denali
Software, Inc. but is pursuing a second degree in Biology with emphasis in Botany from Foothill
College, Los Altos Hills, CA.
is Professor of Geology at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR.
Jacquelyn Scherer is
now in her 27th year of teaching science at Madison High School in San Antonio, TX and is a research
associate of Gary Upchurch,
the paleobotanist at Texas State University.
Howard E. Schorn (co-leader) is a retired UCMP Senior Museum scientist continuing on with his
Russell S. Shapiro was recently
hired as a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Chico
State University, Chico, CA.
A. Stuart (co-leader) is a doctoral student in the Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley, CA.
Anna Thompson (co-leader)
and her 5-year-old daughter Emma; Anna is an Assistant Professor in Biology at Feather River College,
received his Ph.D. in Paleobotany from the University of Florida and is currently affiliated with the
Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Peking, China.
Tsuneyuki Yamazaki and wife Reiko; Tsuneyuki is a retired professor of Genetics from Kyushu
University in Japan and continues his studies as an affiliate of the Research Institute of
Evolutionary Biology in Tokyo.