Christopher J. Bell. Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA.
Chris Bell is Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. He completed a BS degree in Geology at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, master's degree in Quaternary Studies at Northern Arizona University, and PhD at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a book-lover and avid reader on many topics in the natural sciences.
William Godwin. Sam Houston State Natural History Collections, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341, USA.
William B. Godwin is Collections Manager at the Sam Houston State University Natural History Collections. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002 with a PhD in entomology. He has broad interests in natural history and an endless enthusiasm for the history of biology.
Kelsey M. Jenkins. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520, USA.
Kelsey M. Jenkins received her bachelors from Louisiana State University Department of Geology and Geophysics while working in the vertebrate paleontology collections. She received her master's at Sam Houston State University Department of Biological Sciences where she researched tooth implantation and morphology in extinct reptiles. She is currently working on her PhD at Yale University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences studying evolutionary relationships and functional morphology of Paleozoic and Mesozoic reptiles.
Patrick J. Lewis. Sam Houston State Natural History Collections, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341, USA and Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341, USA.
Patrick Lewis received both his bachelors (BA) in anthropology and his masters (MS) in interdisciplinary studies from Texas Tech University. He received his PhD from Duke University where he worked on various small mammal assemblages from southern Africa, and the evolution of North American bison. He started at Sam Houston State in 2006, where he is now Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Dean of the Honors College. He researches morphological change in various groups of vertebrates from several periods and areas, primarily small mammals from the Plio-Pleistocene. He has published 40 peer reviewed articles to date.