Eleanor Gardner

Eleanor Gardner

Outreach & Engagement Coordinator
Dyche Hall

Eleanor Gardner is the Outreach & Engagement Coordinator for the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum.


Gardner, E.E., Walker, S.E., and Gardner, L.I. (2016). Palaeoclimate, environmental factors, and bird body size: A multivariable analysis of avian fossil preservation. Earth-Science Reviews, 162, pp. 177-197.


Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Leadership, University of Florida, 2017

M.S., Geology, University of Georgia, 2011
B.A., Biology, Agnes Scott College, 2007


Scholarly Interests

Vertebrate paleontology and taphonomy (especially avian bone taphonomy)
Bone diagenesis
Fossil forensics

Professional Presentations: 

Gardner, E.E.*, MacFadden, B.J., and Crippen, K.J. (2017). Best practices and lessons learned in developing a community of citizen scientists via the FOSSIL project. Oral presentation at the national meeting of the Geological Society of America: Seattle, WA.

*denotes presenter

Professional Societies: 

Geological Society of America

Paleontological Society

Association for Women Geoscientists

National Association of Geoscience Teachers