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Yanhu locality in Qaidam Basin, northern Tibetan Plateau. These Pleistocene rock exposures are partly submerged by sand dunes in an extremely dry environment.

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Curriculum Vitae: Xiaoming Wang

A complete CV can be downloaded here.

Current Position

Curator and Chair, Vertebrate Paleontology

Employment History

2013–present, Chair, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
2007-present, Curator, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles
2002–2007, Associate Curator, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles
1998–2002, Assistant Professor, Long Island University, Brooksville, New York
1995–1998, Collections Manager, American Museum of Natural History, New York
1991–1995, Postdoctoral Fellow, American Museum of Natural History, New York
1984–1990, Curatorial, Teaching, and Exhibition Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Educational Background

1983–1990, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1982–1983, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing, China
1978–1981, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

Academic Degrees

November 1990 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
April 1986 Master of Philosophy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
September 1984 Master of Arts, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
January 1981, Bachelor of Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Associations and Adjuncts

2009–present, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California
2005–present, International Advisory Board, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2004–present, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University California at Los Angeles
2003–present, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California
2002–2006, Visiting Professor, National Laboratory of Western Environments, Lanzhou University, Gansu Province
November 2001, Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars Award, Chinese National Natural Science Foundation
1997–present, Research Associate, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
1993–present, Research Associate, American Museum of Natural History, New York

Professional Services

2015-present, Review Editor, Frontiers in Earth Science and Ecology and Evolution
2014-present, Executive Committee, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
2008–present, Member, editorial committee, Vertebrata PalAsiatica
2008–present, Member, Academic Committee, Key Laboratory of Vertebrate Evolution and Systematics, Beijing
2003–present, Member, publications committee, Contributions in Science
2002–present, Chair (2004-2007) and Member (2002-2003, 2008-present), Morris Skinner Award Committee, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
2001–2002, Secretary, Long Island University Chapter of Sigma Xi Society
2000–2004, International Editor, News Bulletin of Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
1993, Guest Editor, Quaternary Sciences

A complete CV can be downloaded here.