George E. Bennett (Geb) III
As an Air Force brat, George E. Bennett (Geb) III spent most of his early years traveling from place to place, and his career in paleontology has been similar. After obtaining a B.Sc. in Geology from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, he worked on dinosaurs as a fossil preparator for Jack Horner at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, MT, and later moved to Texas to work for Tony Fiorillo in the paleontology labs at the Dallas Museum of Natural History in 1996. It was while working in Dallas on the Big Bend Alamosaurus project that he met Derek Main. After several years he left Dallas to work as Assistant Curator at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. He returned to Virginia in 2001 to work as the Collection Manager and Fossil Preparator at the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum. Geb has conducted fieldwork in the Cretaceous of New Mexico, Wyoming, Virginia and Texas, with his most recent work centered on the Hell Creek Formation in the badlands of Montana. Studies of late Cretaceous microvertebrates led to a master's degree at George Mason University and he is presently interested in population structure of ancient faunas and taphonomic/collection bias in the fossil record. Geb is working with the AAS team on the paleoecology of the Woodbine Formation delta plain micro-faunas at the Arlington Archosaur Site.
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