Harold B. Rollins

H. B. Rollins' research specialties include invertebrate paleontology, paleoecology, stratigraphy, coastal geology, and geoarchaeology. Besides Central New York State, he has done extensive research in coastal Georgia and coastal New England, Peru, and throughout the Appalachian Basin.

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C. Ken Smith

Ken Smith co-directs Sewanee’s Island Ecology Program on St. Catherines Island off the coast of Georgia. The program consists of a 14 week reading course followed by a 6 week intensive field course examining the geology, soils, land use, and plant, invertebrate, and wildlife populations on the island and surrounding marshes.

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David Hurst Thomas, Ph.D.

David Hurst Thomas has served as Curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History (New York) since 1972. For seven years, he was Chairman of the Department of Anthropology. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, University of California (Davis), University of Florida, University of Nevada, the City College of New York, and lectured in more than 40 countries.

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Dr. Robert Kelly Vance

Kelly Vance is a Kentucky native who grew up working on a family farm and attended the University of Kentucky earning a BS in Geology in 1978 and a MS in Geology in 1984.

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Kirk S. Zigler

Kirk Zigler co-directs the Island Ecology Program and studies the evolution and development of invertebrate animals, focusing on cave biodiversity. He as worked with students on research projects studying animals as varied as spiders, snails, millipedes, ants, isopods, beetles and clams.  

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