Michael Burns

Michael E Burns


I am a vertebrate anatomist and paleontologist. My particular research interests include the histology of hard tissues, particularly those making up dermal armor, and the application of histological techniques to problems in vertebrate paleontology. I have also done work on growth and allometry in ankylosaurs, the armored dinosaurs, to assess the effects of ontogeny on our understanding of their phylogeny.

Paleontology Zoology

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Assistant Professor

Jacksonville State University