Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Kay Behrensmeyer

Senior Research Geologist and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Department / Division
  • B.A., Washington University (St. Louis)
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
Research Interests
Paleoecology of terrestrial environments, especially in the later Cenozoic of Africa and Pakistan, continental sedimentation, investigation of taphonomic processes affecting the fossil record, human paleoecology, evolution of terrestrial ecosystems.