Dave BlackburnDavid C. Blackburn

Associate Director of Research and Collections
Chair, Department of Natural History
Curator of Amphibians & Reptiles
University Term Professor, 2021–2024
University of Florida Research Foundation Professor, 2023–2026
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

Email: dblackburn@flmnh.ufl.edu
Twitter: @davidcblackburn

Affiliate Faculty in UF’s Departments of Biology and Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, Tropical Conservation and Development program, School of Natural Resources and Environment, Center for African Studies, and School of Art + Art History.

Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Associate Editor, Integrative Organismal Biology
Associate Editor, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences

Lead PI, oVert Thematic Collections Network (2017–2023; paper in BioScience; oVert data are on MorphoSource)

Associate Chair, 2022–2024, Florida Museum of Natural History
Associate Curator, 2015–2021, Florida Museum of Natural History
Associate Curator, 2014–2015, California Academy of Sciences
Assistant Curator, 2011–2014, California Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008–2011, University of Kansas
Ph.D., 2008, Harvard University
A.B., 2001, University of Chicago