Collection Contact Information

Inquiries regarding Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (VPL) loans or collections visits should be directed to the Collections Manager:

J. Chris Sagebiel
Email: | Phone: 512-232-5514 | Fax: 512-232-5518


All other requests should be directed to the Director of Museum Operations:

Matthew Brown
Email: | Phone: 512-232-5515 | Fax: 512-232-5518


Mailing address:

Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory
J. J. Pickle Research Campus
10100 Burnet Road
PRC 6-VPL, R7600
Austin, Texas 78758



Name Title Phone
Matthew A. Brown Director 512-232-5515
James C. Sagebiel Collection Manager 512-232-5514
Sebastian Egberts Chief Preparator 512-232-5516
Kenneth Bader Fossil Preparator 512-232-5516
Ernest Lundelius, Jr. Director Emeritus 512-232-5513
Timothy B. Rowe Director Emeritus 512-232-5512

UT Paleo Faculty

Research Associates

Dr. Christopher Bell Department of Geological Sciences Dr. Jon Baskin
Dr. Julia Clarke Department of Geological Sciences Dr. John Buckley
Dr. E. Chris Kirk Department of Anthropology Mike Eklund
Dr. Rowan Martindale Department of Geological Sciences Dr. Robert Hook
Dr. Timothy Rowe Department of Geological Sciences Dr. Christopher Jass
Jon Kalb
Dr. Thomas Lehman
Dr. Theodore Macrini
Dr. Steve May
Dr. Sterling Nesbitt
Dr. William Parker
Dr. James Stevens
Margaret Stevens
Dr. Michelle Stocker
Dr. Ron Tykoski
Dr. Sarah Werning
Dr. James Westgate
Steven Wick
Sarah Wilson