#4907 Overall Influence

Kevin Padian

American paleontologist

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Kevin Padian is a Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, Curator of Paleontology, University of California Museum of Paleontology and was President of the National Center for Science Education from 2007 to 2008. Padian's area of interest is in vertebrate evolution, especially the origins of flight and the evolution of birds from theropod dinosaurs. He served as an expert witness for the plaintiffs in the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial, and his testimony was repeatedly cited in the court's decision.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Colgate University
Colgate University

Private liberal arts college

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#351 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Education
#396 World Rank #139 USA Rank
Biology