Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
About the Author
Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr., is recognized as one of the world’s leading dinosaur phylogeneticists (specialist in reconstructing dinosaur family trees), and experts on tyrannosaurs. In addition to his many scientific papers, he has been involved as a consultant and on-air talent for documentaries in the US, UK, Canada, and Japan, including the award-winning Walking with Dinosaurs and When Dinosaurs Roamed America for the BBC and the Discovery Channel. He is the creator and director of the Earth, Life, and Time Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the University Honors Program in 1997, and the 2003 Celebrating Teachers Award from the Center for Teaching Excellence, and is a widely quoted news source for international science journalism.