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George McGhee

George McGhee is currently Professor of Paleobiology at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA), where he is a member of the Geological Sciences, Ecology & Evolution, and Oceanography graduate faculties. He completed the Master’s degree in paleontology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the PhD at the University of Rochester, working under the direction of Professor David M. Raup. He conducted pre-doctoral research with Professor Adolf Seilacher’s Konstruktionsmorphologie research group at the University of Tübingen, and following his doctoral work he has held the positions of Visiting Scientist at the Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago), Research Associate at the American Museum of Natural History (New York), and Visiting Professor at the University of Tübingen. Dr. McGhee is the author of over 120 research publications, and of the research books, The Late Devonian Mass Extinction, and Theoretical Morphology: The Concept and Its Applications, both published by Columbia UP.