Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Advait Jukar

Research Associate

Advait Jukar is a vertebrate paleontologist and ecologist who studies how past ecosystems have responded to climatic and anthropogenic change, the structure of Mesozoic and Cenozoic ecosystems, and the taxonomy and systematics of large mammals such as proboscideans, and horses. He is also a science communicator and is experienced in museum education. His tenure is currently until June 2023. 

Department / Division
  • Ph.D. - Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University. 2018
  • M.S. - Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University. 2014
  • B.A. - Biology, Reed College. 2011
Additional Resources

Member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Paleontological Society, Palaeontological Association, American Society of Mammalogists, International Biogeography Society, Geological Society of America, Ecological Society of America, Society for Conservation Biology

Research Interests
  • Vertebrate Paleontology
  • Paleoecology
  • Biogeography