Geology & Paleontology Team & Contact

Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum

Contact Us

Hello! Please fill out the Geology & Paleontology contact form for questions, general information about the collection, and to inquire about a specimen loan.

Contact Geology & Paleontology

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Mailing Address

Burke Museum, Geology
University of Washington
Box 353010
Seattle, WA 98195

Shipping Address & Location

Burke Museum, Geology
4300 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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Curators

Collections Managers

Staff

Adjuncts, Affiliates, Associates & Emeriti

The following individuals maintain active collaborations with Burke staff or are leaders in building and researching the collections at the Burke. Their contributions to the mission of the museum are gratefully acknowledged.

Invertebrate Paleontology & Micropaleontology

Curators Emeriti

Elizabeth A. Nesbitt
Curator Emerita of Invertebrate & Micropaleontology
Curator Emerita of Geology
206.543.5949
lnesbitt@uw.edu
Google Scholar page

Adjunct Curators

Becca Price
Adjunct Curator 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell
Faculty page

Peter Ward
Adjunct Curator 
UW Biology Department

Research Associates

Jody Bourgeois
Research Associate
Faculty page, UW Earth & Space Sciences

Thomas DeVries
Research Associate

Ernest Gilmore
Research Associate

James Goedert
Research Associate

Kathryn Hoppe
Research Associate
ResearchGate page 

Ruth Martin
Research Associate

Torrie Nyborg
Research Associate 

Frederick Schram
Research Associate

Paleobotany

Research Associates

Melanie DeVore
Research Associate
Georgia College & State University
Faculty page

Rick Dillhoff
Research Associate
Evolving Earth Foundation
Research page

Tad Dillhoff
Research Associate
Evolving Earth Foundation
Research page

Paul Kester
Research Associate

Estella Leopold
Research Associate
University of Washington
Research page

Jeffrey Myers
Research Associate
Western Oregon University
Faculty page

Kathleen Pigg
Research Associate
Arizona State University
Faculty page, ASU

Curatorial Associates

Donald Hopkins

 

Vertebrate Paleontology

Affiliate Curator

Nick D. Pyenson
Affiliate Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
npyenson@uw.edu

Curatorial Associates

Michael Holland
Hell Creek Project Preparator

Research Associates

John Alexander
Research Associate

Bax R. Barton
Research Associate

James Goedert
Research Associate

Kathryn Hoppe
Research Associate
ResearchGate page

Jack R. Horner
Research Associate
ResearchGate page

Adrian Hunt
Research Associate

Nathan Myhrvold
Research Associate

Sterling Nesbitt
Research Associate
Faculty page, Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences

Brandon Peecook
Research Associate

Linda Tsuji
Research Associate
Google Scholar page 

Steven Weidner
Research Associate, 3D Imaging
weidners@uw.edu