portraitJerry J. Hooker
Department of Earth Sciences
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD
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Jerry Hooker is Scientific Associate in the Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, following retirement from a long career at this institution. He graduated at London University and gained his PhD, entitled ‘Mammals from the Bartonian (Middle/Late Eocene) of the Hampshire Basin, southern England’, from University College London, both while employed. He has published monographs and numerous papers on mammals, mainly from the Paleogene, but also a few from the Mesozoic. He applies his studies to phylogeny, biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. He has an active programme of field collecting in the UK.