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Dr. Alex Hastings
Philip W. Fitzpatrick Chair of Paleontology
Alex is a paleontologist and our paleontology collection curator. Much of his career has focused on sensational ancient reptiles, including horse-hunting crocodiles and colossal snakes. He now studies all areas of paleontology from giant dinosaurs to tiny oysters and is actively engaged in public outreach to share his enthusiasm for the ancient world.