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Flynn, John J. (John Joseph), 1955-



Frick Curator of Fossil Mammals, Division of Paleontology; Principal Investigator, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics; Dean and Professor, Richard Gilder Graduate School.

Author of more than 110 scientific publications, Dr. John Flynn's research focuses on the evolution of mammals and Mesozoic vertebrates, geological dating, plate tectonics, and biogeography. He has led almost 50 paleontological expeditions, supported by NSF, National Geographic, NASA, etc. In 2001 Flynn received a Guggenheim Fellowship for a year of research in South America and has served as President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. With a specialty in mammalian paleontology and paleomagnetism, Flynn has spent his career searching for important new fossil mammal localities, as well as developing better ways to read the age of rocks and fossils, leading to more accurate geological time scales. (source: AMNH website, accessed August 26, 2020)

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Export and production files, 2009

Identifier: MA.2021.003.02
Scope and Contents The 2009 Archive contains material relative to the production of the following film projects: An Extreme Extreme Mammals / Extreme Mammals at AMNH-Sugar Gliders / AMNH Partners With National Park Service / Directing 'Journey to the Stars' / Finding Leeches in Rwanda / [John Flynn expedition to Peru] / Rare Spider Silk on Exhibit at AMNH / [Museum Facade-77th Street] / Sleepover - b roll / Feeding the Frogs / Live Butterflies Celebrate 12th Year at AMNH / The Butterfly...
Dates: 2009