Paul Selden

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Geology, KU Biodiversity Institute
Director of the Paleontological Institute
Gulf-Hedberg Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
Lindley Hall, 121
University of Kansas
1475 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Dr. Selden and his students research into the evolution of fossil arthropods, mainly Chelicerata (horseshoe crabs, sea scorpions, arachnids and their allies).

Teaching Interests

  • Paleontology
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Upcoming Colloquium

SPRING 2021

2/25/21: Dr. Katherine Ryker, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

3/25/21: Dr. Jonathan Payne, Professor, Geological Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

4/8/21: Dr. Peter Burgess, Professor of Sedimentary Geology and Head of Earth Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

4/29/21: Dr. Hildegard Westphal, Professor, Geoecology & Carbonate Sedimentology and Director of the Center for Marine Environmental Science, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany.

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