National Museum of Natural History
Senior Scientist and Curator of Fossil Arthropods
Department of Paleobiology
Conrad Labandeira received a Ph.D. in the Department of the Geophysical Sciences from The University of Chicago, and completed postdoctoral studies in the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History since 1992, served as department Chair, and currently is Senior Scientist and Curator of Fossil Arthropods. He has published 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and books, 20 papers in the popular press, and serves as subject editor for the Ecological Society of America.
Geophysical Sciences, Plant Biology