Director and Associate Curator, Museum of Paleontology
Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
3114 Biological Sciences Building
Museum of Paleontology;
Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, 2009
Matt Friedman received his B.S. in biology and geology from University of Rochester (2002), his M.Phil. in zoology from Cambridge (2004), and his Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from University of Chicago (2009). From 2009 to 2016, he was a lecturer, associate professor, and professor at Oxford. His research draws on clues locked in anatomy, genomes, and the fossil record to document the evolutionary assembly of modern vertebrate biodiversity.