Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums
Speaker's Biography: Bruce J. MacFadden is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Professor of Geological Sciences, Latin American Studies, and Zoology at University of Florida, Gainesville. He has authored over 150 articles on mammalian systematics, paleoecology, and evolution, and also published research on how visitors to natural history museums understand evolution. He has participated in many exhibits and public education projects at FMNH. This year MacFadden is Program Officer for Informal Science Education in NSF's Directorate of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings.