Ellen Currano

Project scientific consultant, subject, founding team member


Dr. Ellen D. Currano, lead subject and project scientific consultant, is a paleontologist at the University of Wyoming with a joint appointment in the Department of Botany and the Department of Geology and Geophysics. She received her PhD from Penn State and BS from the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the response of ancient forest communities to environmental changes, and her primary field sites are Wyoming and Ethiopia.