Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology




Head of the Department:

Andrzej KAIM, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Early ontogeny and phylogeny of Mesozoic gastropods; evolution of chemosynthesis-based ecosystems; paleoecology of Mesozoic fossil assemblages; trends in body-size evolution


Maria Aleksandra BITNER, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cretaceous and Cenozoic brachiopods

Błażej BŁAŻEJOWSKI, Ph.D.
Microfossils, evolution of marine arthropods, paleoclimatic and environmental changes in the Arctic and Antarctic regions

Jerzy DZIK, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Early metazoan phylogeny and evolution of conodont apparatuses

Łucja FOSTOWICZ-FRELIK, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Phylogeny and evolution of Glires (Mammalia)

Adam T. HALAMSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cretaceous leaf floras; Devonian brachiopods; contemporary flora (Ranunculaceae and Orobanchaceae)

Krzysztof HRYNIEWICZ, Ph.D.
Systematics and phylogeneny of bivalves; evolution and the fossil record of chemosymbiotic ecosystems; polar faunas, paleontology of the paleogene

Anna KOZŁOWSKA, Ph.D., D.Sc.. Professor
Silurian graptoloids (retiolitids): phylogeny, evolution, and systematics

Marcin MACHALSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Late Cretaceous ammonites; K-Pg biotic and abiotic events; taphonomy of mid-Cretaceous marine vertebrates

Marco ROMANIN, M.Sc.
Trace elements and stable isotopes geochemistry, Cenozoic brachiopods, Cenozoic paleoclimate

Tomasz SULEJ, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Triassic labyrinthodonts: phylogeny, evolution, and systematics


Ph.D. students:

Marek DEC, M.Sc.
Early vertebrates, evolution of Paleozoic agnathans

Dawid DRÓŻDŻ, M.Sc.
Evolution and biology of aetosaurs (Pseudosuchia)

Daniel MADZIA, M.Sc.
Phylogeny of dinosaurs; taxonomy and paleoecology of Cretaceous marine reptiles

Oksana MALCHYK, M.Sc.
Cretaceous paleontology, bivalves, nautiloids

Justyna SŁOWIAK, M.Sc.
Phylogeny and evolution of Lagomorpha (Mammalia); Phylogeny and evolution of dinosaurs

Tomasz SZCZYGIELSKI, M.Sc.
Triassic turtles, genesis of Testudines; diversity, evolution and phylogeny of reptiles


Retired staff:


Andrzej BALIŃSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Devonian and Carboniferous brachiopods

Magdalena BORSUK-BIAŁYNICKA, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Mesozoic lizards; Triassic diapsids

Hubert SZANIAWSKI , Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Scolecodonts, chaethognaths, and conodonts: phylogeny and evolution