state museum of pennsylvania
acting curator of paleontology and geology



Ms, biological sciences
east tennessee state university
Focused on the evolution of fossil emydid turtles

I am Steven E. Jasinski, an American paleontologist and zoologist in the section of Paleontology and Geology at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA.

    I graduated from Susquehannock High School in Glen Rock, PA, and went to Pennsylvania State University afterward. I graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Geobiology. Along the way I was advised by Dr. Peter Wilf, a paleobiologist, and Dr. Russell Graham, a vertebrate paleontologist. Following Penn State, I attended East Tennessee State University for my M.S. Dr. Jim Mead was my thesis advisor and committee chair, while Drs. Blaine Schubert and Steven Wallace were other committee members. All three were vertebrate paleontologists. I recently finished my Ph.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania working with the renowned Dr. Peter Dodson, along with Drs. Donald Brinkman, Herman Pfefferkorn, Douglas Jerolmack, and Reto Gier√©.  

Bs, geobiology
pennsylvania State UNIversity
Studied biomechanics of theropod dinosaurs
2010 - 2013

Steven Jasinski


East tennessee state university
graduate and REsearch associate and assistant



university of pennsylvania
graduate  assistant



PhD, Paleontology
University of Pennsylvania
Studied how morphology, variation, and phylogenetics can be integrated to more completely understand fossil and modern taxa.
HOMETOWN: New Freedom
CURRENT HOME: Philadelphia/Harrisburg
DEGREE: PhD, Paleontology, Biological and Earth Sciences
FAVORITE Season: Fall

American paleontologist and biologist.

2012 - present

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