SMU Faculty Experts

Louis Jacobs

Professor of Paleontology
President of the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man

Louis Jacobs, Ph.D., is considered one of the world's foremost authorities on dinosaurs, mosasaurs and other prehistoric creatures. He is a vertebrate paleontologist who utilizes the fossil record to answer significant questions about Earth and life history.

His fieldwork is currently focused in Angola, Antarctica, Alaska, and Mongolia. In the laboratory, his research utilizes advanced imaging and stable isotope techniques to investigate paleoenvironmental, biogeographic, and phylogenetic issues of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras.


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