I am a paleontologist from Jacksonville, Florida, USA, and research associate of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago who studies fossilization, dinosaurs, feather evolution, and sexual selection in both the field and lab through direct analyses of fossils, experimentation, and statistical simulations.

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Geology, University of Bristol (UK), Viva 2018

Thesis: The taphonomy of soft tissues and the evolution of feathers

M.Sc. Distinction, Palaeobiology, University of Bristol (UK), Submitted 2015

Thesis: The taphonomy of keratin in archosaurs

B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, 2014

Thesis: Paleobiology of North American stegosaurs: Evidence for sexual dimorphism

Media: Princeton University Office of Communications, Princeton Alumni Weekly


General coverage of my research:

Magazine article: Science Illustrated (Danish)

Written interview: Darwin’s Door

Radio interview: These Vibes Are Too Cosmic






Stegosaur bone thin section held in front of an image of the bone tissue as viewed under the microscope