Understanding Evolution

The Tree Room :


The Tree Room was a collaborative project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), the Yale Peabody Museum (YPM), The University of Kansas Natural History Museum (KU), and the Paleontological Research Institute (PRI). It was funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under grant number LG-26-12-0578-12.

Project team:

David Heiser, Head of Education and Outreach, YPM
Teresa MacDonald, Associate Director of Public Programs, KU
Rob Ross, Associate Director for Outreach, PRI
Anna Thanukos, Principal Editor, UCMP

Project advisors:

Warren Allmon, Director, PRI
Rita Bell, Education Programs Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Judy Diamond, Professor, University of Nebraska State Museum
Glenn Dreyer, Director, Connecticut College Arboretum
Margaret Evans, Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan
Richard Kissel, Director of Public Programs, Yale Peabody Museum
Dave Lindberg, Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Camillia Matuk, Assistant Professor, New York University
Chris Norris, Senior Collection Manager for Vertebrate Paleontology, YPM
Laura Novick, Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University
Jane Pickering, Director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
Mark Stefanski, Teacher, Marin Academy
Patrick Sweeney, Collections Manager, Yale University Herbarium
Lisa Urry, Professor of Biology, Mills College
Ed Wiley, Curator of Ichthyology, KU Biodiversity Institute

Additional advisors:

Michael Donoghue, Sterling Professor of Ecology, Yale University
Betty Dunckel, Program Director, Center for Science Learning, Florida Museum of Natural History
Wendy Shepard, Immersion Program Manager, Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Elizabeth White, Exhibitions Designer, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon

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