University Designated Centers and Institutes
  • Home
  • Leonard Krishtalka, Ph.D.

Leonard Krishtalka

Director, Biodiversity Institute
Primary office:
785-864-4540
Dyche Hall


Education:
Ph.D., Biology, Vertebrate Paleontology, 1975
Texas Tech University Advisor: Craig Black

M.S., Zoology, Vertebrate Paleontology, 1969
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Advisor: Richard C. Fox

B.S., Zoology, Anthropology, 1969
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Current Academic Appointments:
University of Kansas
Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1995 - Present
Director, Biodiversity Institute, 1995 - Present

Previous Academic Appointments:
University of Pittsburgh
Adjunct (Asst., Assoc., Full) Professor, 1976-1995
Departments of Biology; Geology & Planetary Sciences; and Anthropology

Research:
Dr. Leonard Krishtalka's interests include science policy and administration, biodiversity informatics, and the paleobiology of mammals.


KU Strategic Plan

Bold aspirations

EVENTS
KU Today
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times