Paleontological research on vertebrates focuses on the origin and evolution of marine mammals, in particular, cetaceans (whales and dolphins). Research on invertebrates focuses primarily on foraminifera.
Ongoing Research Projects (faculty)
Cenozoic Evolution of Body Size in Marine Mammals (Uhen)
Life History of Basilosaurid Archaeocetes, USA and Egypt (Uhen)
Eocene Protocetid and Basilosaurid Archaeocetes, Pisco Basin, Peru (Uhen)