Past Grantees

The Jurassic Foundation grant was extremely helpful to me as a young researcher as it partly compensated for some of the expenses associated with travel to several museums in the United States and Canada that held dinosaur specimens crucial to our research. This research ultimately led to several publications.” – Thomas E. Williamson, Ph.D., New Mexico Museum of Natural History, USA, JF grantee Spring 1999

Fall 1999

Alexander Averianov

“Middle Jurassic (Callovian) Dinosaurs of Baladansai Formation in Northern Fergana Valley, Kirghisia”

Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia


Michael Benton

“Basal Plant-Eating Dinosaur from Brazil”

University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K.


Fabio Dalla Vecchia

“Dinosaurs from the Bajo Barreal Formation (Late Cretaceous of the Colhué Huapi Lake, Patagonia,Argentina)”

Museo Paleontologico Cittadino de Monfalcone, Monfalcone, Italy


Gerald Grellet-Tinner

“Evolution of Eggshell Characters in Avialae”

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, U.S.A.


Alexander Kellner

“Searching for Dinosaurs in the Continental Cretaceous of Brazil”

Museo Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janiero, Rio de Janiero, Brazil


Martin Kundrát

“Embryonic Skeletal Morphogenesis and Braincase Anatomy of Non-Avian Dinosaurs: Testing the Hypothesis of an Intermediate Dinosaur Morphotype Between Crocodylian and Avian Skull Patterns”

Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic


Matthew Lamanna

“Cretaceous Vertebrates of Central Patagonia”

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.


Ricardo Martínez

“A New Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Locality in Northern San Juan Province, Argentina”

Museo de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan, Argentina


Richard McCrea

“Comparative Dinosaur Palaeoichnology of the Middle Cretaceous of Western Canada”

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Fernando Novas

“The Cretaceous Gondwana Theropods Abelisauridae: Anatomy and Phylogeny”

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Fernando Novas and Marcelo Sánchez Villagra

“Study of a Basal Ornithischian from the Jurassic of Venezuela”

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Patrick O’Connor

“Pulmonary Pneumaticity in Extant Archosaurs and Theropod Dinosaurs”

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A.


Robert Sullivan

“Revision of the Dinosaur Genus Stegoceras Lambe (Ornithischia, Pachycephalosauridae)”

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.


Ray Wilhite

“Biomechanical Reconstruction of the Appendicular Musculature in Three North American Sauropods”

Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A.


Zhou Zhonghe

“Preparation of “2000 International Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution””

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing, China


Spring 1999

Paul Barrett and Paul Upchurch

“Systematics and Phylogeny of Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs from the People’s Republic of China”

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.


Eric Buffetaut

“The Succession of Dinosaur Assemblages in Thailand”

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France


Matthew Carrano

“The Role of Subdivided Muscles in the Archosaur Hindlimb”

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A.


Brenda Chinnery

“Morphometric Analysis of Form and Function in Neoceratopsian Dinosaurs”

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.


Kristina Curry Rogers

“The Evolutionary History of the Titanosauria”

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A.


Marcus Davis and Nour-Eddine Jalil

“Triassic Vertebrates of the Argana Basin of Morocco”

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.


William De Klerk and Callum Ross

“Systematic Excavation of a Bone Bed and Further Exploration of Lower Cretaceous Terrestrial Sediments in the Algo and Oudtshoorn Basins, South Africa”

Albany Museum and Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa


Will Downs

“Translation of the Dinosaur Remains from the Sichuan Basin”

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.A.


Anthony Fiorillo, Roland Gangloff, and Kevin May

“Comparative Vertebrate Taphonomy of Three Dinosaur-Bearing Bone Beds in the Colville Group of Northern Alaska”

Dallas Museum of Natural History, Dallas, TX, U.S.A.


John Hutchinson

“The Evolution of Archosauromorph Hip and Knee Joints on the Line to Birds”

University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.


Coralia-Maria Jianu

“The Life and Times of the Dinosaurs in Transylvania”

Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva, Deva, Romania


Jeffrey LaRock

“Taphonomy and Sedimentology of a Multispecific Dinosaur Bone Bed in the Upper Cretaceous Judith River Formation, Northern Montana”

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, U.S.A.


Octávio Mateus

“Sauropod Excavations in Lourinhã Area, Portugal”

Museu da Lourinhã and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lourinhã and Lisbon, Portugal


Richard McCrea

“Dinosaur Palaeoichnology of the Lower Cretaceous of Western Canada”

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Michael Ryan

“Palaeobiogeography of Neoceratopsians from the Late Cretaceous”

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Julia Sankey

“Magnetostratigraphy of the Upper Aguja Formation (Late Campanian-Early Maastrichtian), Big Bend National Park, Texas”

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Eric Snively

“Functional Morphology of the Arctometatarsus: Shape Analysis and Computer Modeling”

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


David Varricchio

“Reproduction in the Small Cretaceous Theropod, Troodon formosus

Museum of the Rockies and Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, U.S.A.


Matthew Vickaryous

“Cranial Morphology of the Late Cretaceous Ankylosaur Euoplocephalus tutus (Ornithischia; Thyreophora)”

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Thomas Williamson

“Revision of the San Juan Basin Tyrannosaurids”

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.


You Hailu

“Proposal for the Study of Sauropod Dinosaurs in China”

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.