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J. Atterholt, J. H. Hutchison, J. K. O'Connor. 2018. The most complete enantiornithine from North America and a phylogenetic analysis of the Avisauridae. PeerJ 6:e5910; DOI10.7717/peerj.5910
J.K. O'Connor, D. Li, M.C. Lamanna, M. Wang, J.D. Harris, J. Atterholt, H. You. 2016. A new Early Cretaceous enantiornithine (Aves, Ornithothoraces) from northwestern China with elaborate tail ornamentation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(1), e1054035.
R.L. Nudds, J. Atterholt, X. Wang, H. You, G.J. Dyke. 2013. Locomotory abilities and habitat of the Cretaceous bird Gansus yumenensis inferred from limb length proportions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26 (1), 150-154.
S. Ji, J. Atterholt, J.K. O'Connor, M.C. Lamanna, J.D. Harris, D. Li, H. You, P. Dodson. 2011. A new, three-dimensionally preserved enantiornithine bird (Aves: Ornithothoraces) from Gansu Province, north-western China. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162(1), 201-219.
H. You, J. Atterholt, J.K. O'Connor, J.D. Harris, M.C. Lamanna, D. Li. 2010. A second Cretaceous ornithuromorph bird from the Changma Basin, Gansu Province, northwestern China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55 (4), 617-625.
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M.J. Wedel, J. Atterholt, J. Macalino, T. Nalley, G. Wisser, J. Yasmer. 2018. Reconstructing an unusual specimen of Haplocanthosaurus using a blend of physical and digital techniques. 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress, Programs an Abstracts / PeerJ Preprints. 6:e27431v1.
J. Atterholt & M. Wedel. 2018. A CT-based survey of supramedullary diverticula in extant birds. 66th Symposium on Vertebrate Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy, Programs and Abstracts:30 / PeerJ Preprints 6:e27201v2.
J. Atterholt. 2015. A study of the influence of post-natal development on avian evolution. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(suppl.3):81A.
J. Atterholt. 2013. Dissecting Dinosaurs: the use of research specimens in high school biology classrooms to engage students as citizen scientists and promote scientific literacy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(suppl.3):80A.
J. Atterholt. 2011. Evolution of the avialan altricial-precocial spectrum and implications for enantiornithine development. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(suppl.3):64—65A.
J. Atterholt, J. O’Connor, J. Harris, H. You, D. Li. 2010. Avian taxonomic diversity and anatomical disparity in the Lower Cretaceous Xiagou Formation of the Changma Basin, Gansu Province, People’s Republic of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(suppl.3):55A.
M. Lamanna, D. Li, J. Harris, J. Atterholt, H. You. 2010. First non-avian dinosaur from the lower Cretaceous (Aptian) Xiagou Formation of the Changma Basin, northwestern China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(suppl.3):119A.
Ph.D. - University of California, Berkeley
August 2009 - May 2015
Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Museum of Paleontology
Advised by: Dr. Marvalee Wake & Dr. David Lindberg
B.A. - University of Pennsylvania
August 2005 - May 2009
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Advised by: Dr. Peter Dodson & Dr. Herman Pfefferkorn
June 2018 - Present
Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences
Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, USA
The Webb Schools, Claremont, CA, USA
June 2015 - June 2018
August 2014 - May 2015
Joseph Maillard Graduate Fellowship
University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA
Graduate Student Instructor
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
August 2009 - May 2014