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Elisabeth Vrba
Photograph © 1995 David L. Brill. All rights reserved. Used with Permission

Elisabeth Vrba

Professor of Geology and Geophysics
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Vertebrate Zoology
Ph.D., Zoology/Paleontology, University of Cape Town,
South Africa

 

203.432.5008
elisabeth.vrba@yale.edu
Division of Vertebrate Paleontology

 

Education

1974 PhD, Zoology/Paleontology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
1965 BS, Zoology/Mathematical Statistics, University of Cape Town, South Africa

 

Research Interests

Mammalian paleontology and evolution, especially Neogene African mammals, systematics of new fossil antelopes; evolutionary theory studied through interdisciplinary approaches, especially the theory of macroevolutionary processes.