Bruce Wardlaw



BA, University of California, Riverside (geology) 1969

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University (geology) 1975



USGS Research Geologist, 1976-Present

Associate Science Center Director, 2010-Present

Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, 2009-Present

Assistant Director for Publications, 2005-2010

Chief Paleontologist, 1995-2005

Branch Chief, Paleontology and Stratigraphy, 1994-1995

National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1974-1975

Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship, 1973


209 published papers highlighted by:

Nestell, M.K, and Wardlaw, B.R., editors, 2010, Radiolarians and conodonts of the Guadalupian (Middle Permian) of West Texas: advances in taxonomy and biostratigraphy: Micropaleontology, v. 56, nos. 1-2, 253 pp. (and author of several papers therein).

Boardman, D.R., Wardlaw, B.R., and Nestell, M.K., 2009, Stratigraphy and conodont biostratigraphy of uppermost Carboniferous and Lower Permian from North American Midcontinent: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin 255, 253 pp.

Wardlaw, B.R., editor, 2001, Paleoecological Studies of South Florida: Bulletins of American Paleontology, no. 361, 280 pp.

Wardlaw, B.R., Grant, R.E., and Rohr, D.M., editors, 2000, The Guadalupian Symposium: Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, no. 32, 415 pp. (and author of several papers therein).

Wardlaw, B.R., and Quinn, T.M., 1991, The record of Pliocene sea-level change at Enewetak Atoll:  Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 10, p. 247-258.

Wardlaw, B. R., and Collinson, J. W., 1986, Paleontology and deposition of the Phosphoria Formation:  Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming, v. 24, no. 2, p. 107-142.

Harris, A. G., Wardlaw, B. R., Rust, C. C., and Merrill, G. K., 1980, Maps for assessing thermal maturity (conodont color alteration index maps) in Ordovician through Triassic rocks in Nevada and Utah and adjacent parts of Idaho and California:  U.S. Geological Miscellaneous Investigation Map, I-1249, 2 maps.