Dave has a Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology and Physiology from the University of Wyoming. His research interests include Cretaceous microvertebrates, biogeochemistry, and paleoecology. He advanced to PhD candidacy in September 2011. For his PhD research, he is investigating the fate of vertebrate faunas, particularly lissamphibians and lizards, leading up to and across the K-T boundary. He was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2011. See a recent presentation on his work and check out his page.