Sam W. Heads
|Sam W. Heads|
April 22, 1983 |
|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.
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. He is based at the Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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