Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Doug Erwin

Senior Research Biologist and Curator of Paleozoic Invertebrates
Department / Division
Education
  • A.B., Colgate University
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Interests
Macroevolution and evolutionary innovations, particularly the Cambrian metazoan radiation and post-extinction biotic recoveries; the Permian mass extinction; evolutionary history and systematics of Cambrian-Triassic gastropods.