Dale A. Winkler

D Winkler

Adjunct Faculty
Research Professor


Phone: 214-768-2898
Email: dwinkler[@]smu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D., Texas at Austin


  • Vertebrate Paleontology
  • Paleoecology

Research Statement

Dale Winkler's research interests are in evolution, vertebrates, paleoecology, taphonomy, morphometrics, depositional environments.

Selected Publications

Jacobs, L.L., Winkler, D.A., Murry, P.A., 1991, On the age and correlation of Trinity mammals, Early Cretaceous of Texas, U.S.A., Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 24, 35-43.

Murry, P.A., Winkler, D.A, Jacobs, L.L., 1991, An azhdarchid pterosaur humerus from the Lower Cretaceous Glen Rose Formation of Texas, Journal of Paleontology, 65(1), 167-170.

Winkler, D.A., Jacobs, L.L., Congleton, J.D., Downs, W.R., 1991, Life in a sand sea: Biota from Jurassic interdunes, Geology, 19, 889-892.

Jacobs, L.L., Winkler, D.A., Downs, W.R., 1992, Malawi's paleontological heritage, Occasional Papers of the Malawi Department of Antiquities, 1,5-22.

Jacobs,B.F., and Winkler, D.A., 1992, Taphonomy of a middle Miocene autochthonous forest assemblage, Ngorora Formation, central Kenya, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, , 99, 31-40.

Jacobs, L.L., Winkler, D.A., Downs, W.R., and Gomani, E.M., 1993, New material of an Early Cretaceous titanosaurid sauropod dinosaur from Malawi, Palaeontology 36(3), 523-534.

Jacbos, L.L., Winkler, D.A., Murry, P.A., Maurice, J.M., 1994, A nodosaurid scuteling from the Texas shore of the Western Interior Seaway. In Carpenter, K., Hirsch, K.F., and Horner, J.R., Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Cambridge Univesity Press, Cambridge, 337-346.

Winkler, D.A., Jacobs, L.L., Lee, Y.-N., Murry, P.A., 1995, Sea level fluctuation and terrestrial faunal change in north-central Texas. In Sun, A. and Wang, Y. (eds.), Sixth Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Short Papers, China Ocean Press, Beijing, 175-177.

Jacobs, L.L., Winkler, D.A., and Gomani, E.M., 1996, Cretaceous dinosaurs of Africa: Examples from Cameroon and Malawi. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39(3), 595-610.

Winkler, D.A., Murry, P.A., Jacobs, L.L., 1997, A New species of Tenontosaurus (Ornithopoda, Dinosauria) from the Early Cretaceous of Texas, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(3), 330-348.

Winkler, D.A., 1997, Glen Rose, Texas, In P.Currie and K. Padian (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, Academic Press, New Yorki, p. 280.

Jacobs, L.L., and Winkler, D.A., 1998, Mammals, archosaurs, and the Early to Late Cretaceous transition in north-central Texas. In Tomida, Y., Flynn, L.J., and Jacbos, L.L. (eds.), Advances in Vertebrate Paleontology and Geochronology, National Science Museum Monographys (Japan) 14: 253-280.

Gomani, E.M., Jacobs, L.L., and Winkler, D.A., 1999. Comparison of the African titanosaurian, malawisaurus, with a North American Early Cretaceous sauropod. In Tomida, Y., Rich, T.H., and Vickers-Rich, P. (eds.), Proceedings of the Second Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, National Science Museum Monographs (Japan) 15: 223-233.