Sam W. Heads

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Sam W. Heads
Born (1983-04-22) April 22, 1983 (age 34)
Northumberland UK
Residence USA
Nationality British
Institutions University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2009-
University of Portsmouth 2001-2009
Alma mater University of Portsmouth Ph.D, 2009; B.Sc. (Hons), 2004
Doctoral advisor Dr David M. Martill (University of Portsmouth)
Other academic advisors Prof. Dr. Paul A. Selden (University of Kansas)
Spouse Tina Louise Heads

Sam W. Heads (born April 22, 1983 in Northumberland, UK) is a British palaeontologist, a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and an Officer of the Orthopterists' Society.[1]

He received his training at the University of Portsmouth where he was awarded a B.Sc. (Hons) in Palaeobiology and Evolution in 2004 and a Ph.D. in Entomology in 2009. Dr. Heads is an authority on the taxonomy, systematics and palaeontology of Orthoptera.[2] He is based at the Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[3]


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