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Scott Sampson has written numerous scientific and general audience pieces pertaining to dinosaurs, evolution, natural history museums, and education. Below is a list of publications, subdivided into Scientific Articles, General Audience Articles, Books, and Abstracts and Other Brief Entries.


Books

Sampson, S. D. 2015. How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston.

Sampson, S. D. 2009. Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life. University of California Press), 332 pp.

Dingus, L, Gaffney, G., Norell, M. and Sampson, S. D. 1995. The Halls of Dinosaurs: A Guide to Saurischians and Ornithischians, American Museum of Natural History Press, New York.


General Audience Articles

Reconstruction of Falcarus utahensis, a feathered therizinosaur dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Utah. Artwork by Michael Skrepnick.

Sampson, S. D. 2012. There’s a dinosaur in your yard! Bay Nature, 12(2): 60-61.

Sampson, S. D. 2012. Dinosaurs of the Lost Continent. Scientific American, March, 2012: 40-47.

Sampson, S. D. 2012. Interbeing. Pp. 289-291 in J. Brockman (ed.), This Will Make You Smarter. Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2011. The extinction of experience. Pp. 244-246 in J. Brockman (ed.), Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think? Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2010. Evolution changes everything. Pp. 1-4 in J. Brockman (ed.), This Will Change Everything. Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2007. A New, Environmentally Sustainable Worldview. Pp. 133-134 in J. Brockman (ed.), This Will Change Everything. Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2007. Life as an agent of energy dispersal. Pp. 29-32 in J. Brockman (ed.) What is Your Dangerous Idea? Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2007. A new, environmentally sustainable worldview. Pp. 132-133 in J. Brockman (ed.) What are You Optimistic About? Harper Collins, New York.

Sampson, S. D. 2006. Evoliteracy. Pp. 216-231 in J. Brockman (ed.), Intelligent Thought. Knopf, New York.

Sampson, S. D. and George, S. B. 2004. Reinventing a Natural History Museum for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 55, Suppl. 1 (13): 283-294.

Sampson, S. D. 2002. New views on ancient bones. Pp. 7-20 in B. Breithaupt, J. Scotchmoor, D. Springer, and T. Fiorillo (eds.), Dinosaurs in the Classroom. Paleontological Society Special Publication.

Sampson, S. D. 2002. The bite stuff. Natural History, 111(4): 20-21.

Sampson, S. D.., Getty, M. and Loewen, M. A. 2001. Uncovered: Utah's First T. rex. Utah Natural History, 33(1): 6.

Sampson, S. D. 1999. Pachycephalosauria. In R. Singer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Volume 2, Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 819-821.

Sampson, S. D. 1999. Dinosaurs and the Continental Dance. Utah Natural History, 31(3): 5.

Sampson, S. D. 1997. Dinosaur combat and courtship. In J. O. Farlow and M. K. Brett-Surman (eds.), The Complete Dinosaur. Indiana University Press, Wayne, IN, pp. 383-393.

Sampson, S. D., Krause, D. W., and Forster, C. A. 1997. Madagascar’s buried treasure. Natural History, 106(2): 24-27.

Sampson, S. D. and Ryan, M. J. 1997. Variation. In P. J. Currie and K. Padian (eds.), Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs. Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 773-780.

Sampson, S. D. and Currie, P. J. 1996. On the trail of Cretaceous dinosaurs. In R. Ludvigsen (ed.), Life in Stone: A Natural History of British Columbia’s Fossils, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 143-155.

Sampson, S. D. 1995. Horns, herds, and hierarchies. Natural History, 104(6): 36-40


Scientific Articles

The skull of Majungasaurus crenatissimus a large theorpod predator from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar.

Loewen, M. A., Irmis, R. B., Sertich, J. J. W., Currie, P. J. and Sampson, S. D. 2013. Tyrant dinosaur evolution tracks the rise and fall of Late Cretaceous oceans. PLoS ONE.

Sampson, S.D., Lund, E. K., Loewen, M. A., Farke, A. A., and Clayton, K. E. 2013 A remarkable short-snouted horned dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous (late Campanian) of Laramidia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280, 20131186, doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1186

DeBlieux, D. D., Kirkland, J. I., Titus, A. L., Gates, T. A., Eaton, J. G., Getty, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., and Hayden, M. C. 2013. Vertebrate Paleontology and Taphonomy of the Middle Campanian Wahweap Formation in Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument. Pp. 563-587 in A. L. Titus and M. A. Loewen (eds.), Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Loewen, M. A., Farke, A. A., Sampson, S. D., Getty, M. A., Lund, E. K. and O’Connor, P. M. 2013. Ceratopsid dinosaurs from the Grand Staircase of southern Utah. Pp. 488-503 in A. L. Titus and M. A. Loewen (eds.), Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Roberts, E M., Sampson, S. D., Deino, A., and Bowring, S. 2013. The Kaiparowits Formation: A remarkable record of Late Cretaceous terrestrial environments, ecosystems and evolution in Western North America. Pp. 85-106 in A. L. Titus and M. A. Loewen (eds.), Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Roberts, E. M. and Getty, M. A. 2013. A new macrovertebrate assemblage from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) of Laramidia. Pp. 599-617 in A. L. Titus and M. A. Loewen (eds.), Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Sampson, S. D. 2012. The topophilia hypothesis: Ecopsychology meets evolutionary psychology. Pp. 23-53 in P. H. Kahn and P. H. Hasbach (eds.), Ecopsychology: Science Totems, and the Technological Species. MIT Press, Boston.

Carrano, M. T., Benson, R. and Sampson, S. D. 2012. The phylogeny of Tetanurae (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 10(2): 211. doi:10.1080/14772019.2011.630927

Gates, T. A., Lund, E. K., Sampson, S. D., Kirkland, J. I., Getty, M. A., DeBlieux, D., and Titus, A. 2010. Ornithopod dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Kaiparowits Plateau, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Learning from the Land Symposium Symposium Proceedings.

Sampson, S. D., Gates, T. A., Roberts, E. M., Getty, M. A., Zanno, L. E., Loewen, M. A., Smith, J. A., Lund, E. K., Sertich, J., and Titus, A. L. 2010. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: A new and critical window into the world of dinosaurs. Learning from the Land Symposium Symposium Proceedings, pp. 161-179.

Gates, T.A., Sampson, S.D., Zanno, L.E., Roberts, E.M., Eaton, J.G., Nydam, R.L., Hutchison, J.H., Smith, J.A., Loewen, M.A., and Getty, M.A. 2010. Biogeography of terrestrial and freshwater vertebrates from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) Western Interior of North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 291:371-387.

Getty, M. A., Loewen, M. A., Roberts, E. M., Titus, A. L., and Sampson, S. D. 2010. Taphonomy of horned dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the late Campanian Kaiparowits Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Pp. 478-494 in M. J. Ryan, B. J. Chinnery-Allgeier, and D. A. Eberth (eds.), New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Lund, E. K., Farke, A. K., Aguillón Martínez, M. C., de Leon, C. A., Rodríguez de la Rosa, R. A., Getty, M. A., Eberth, D. A. 2010. Horned dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Pp. 99-116 in M. J. Ryan, B. J. Chinnery-Allgeier, and D. A. Eberth (eds.), New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Sampson, S. D. and Loewen, M. A. 2010. Unraveling a radiation: a review of the diversity, stratigraphic distribution, biogeography, and evolution of horned dinosaurs. (Ornithischia:Ceratopsidae). Pp. 405-427 in M. J. Ryan, B. J. Chinnery-Allgeier, and D. A. Eberth (eds.), New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Carrano, M. T., Krause, D. W., O’Connor, P. M., Sampson, S. D. 2009. Megalosaurus crenatissimus Depéret, 1896 (currently Majungasaurus crenatissimus; Dinosauria, Theropoda): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 66(3): 261.

Farke, A. A., Sampson, S. D., Foster, C. A., and Loewen, M. A. 2009. Turanoceratops tardabilis—sister taxon, but not a ceratopsid. Naturwissenschaften, DOI: 10.1007/s0014-009-0543-8.

Carrano, M. T. and Sampson, S. D. 2008. The phylogeny of Ceratosauria (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Journal of Systematic Paleontology, 6(2): 183-226.

Gates, T. A. and Sampson, S. D. 2007. A new species of Gryposaurus (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae) from the Upper Campanian Kaiparowits Formation of Utah. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 151:351-376.

Gates, T. A., Sampson, S. D., Eberth, D. A., Zanno, L.E., Delgado-de Jesús, C.R., Hernandez, R., Martinez, M.A., and Kirkland, J.I. 2007. Velafrons coahuilensis, a new lambeosaurine hadrosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27: 917-930.

Krause, D. W. Sampson, S. D, Carrano, M. T., and O’Connor, P. J. 2007. Overview of the history of discovery, taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography of Majungatholus atopus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8, 3(Suppl. to 2): 1-20.

Sampson, S. D. and Krause, D. W. (eds.). 2007. Majungatholus atopus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8, 184 pp.

Sampson, S. D. and Witmer, L. M. 2007. Craniofacial anatomy of Majungatholus atopus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8, 3(Suppl. to 2): 32-102.

Krause, D. W., O’Connor, P. M., Curry Rogers, K., Sampson, S. D., Buckley, G. A. and Rogers, R. R. 2006. Late Cretaceous vertebrates from Madagascar: Implications for Latin American biogeography. Latin American Biogeography, Missouri Botanical Gardens Press, MO.

Carrano, M. T., Hutchinson, J. R., and Sampson, S. D. 2005. New information on Segisaurus halli, a small theropod from the Early Jurassic of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(4): 835-849.

Kirkland, J. I., Zanno, L. E., Sampson, S. D., Clark, J. C., and Deblieux, D. 2005. A primitive therizinosauroid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Utah. Nature, 435: 84-87.

Sampson, S. D. and Loewen, M. A. 2005. Tyrannosaurus rex from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation of Utah: biogeographic and paleoecologic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(2): 469-472.

Titus, A. L., Powell, J. D., Roberts, Sampson, S. D., E. M., Pollock, S. L., Kirkland, J. I., and Albright, L. B. 2005. Late Cretaceous Stratigraphy, Depositional Environments, and Macrovertebrate Paleontology of the Kaiparowits Plateau, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Geological Society of America Field Guidebook 6, 2005, 28 pp.

Zanno, L. E. and Sampson, S. D. 2005. A new oviraptorosaur (Theropoda: Maniraptora) from the late Campanian of Utah and the status of the North American Oviraptorosauria. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(4): 897-904

Carrano, M. T. and Sampson, S. D. 2004. A review of European Lower Jurassic coelophysoids (Dinosauria: Theropoda), with comments on the late history of the Coelophysoidea. Neues Jahrbuch. Geol. Palaeont. Mh., 9: 537-558.

Dodson, P. Forster, C. A. and Sampson, S. D. 2004. Ceratopsidae. Pp. 494-513 in D. Weishampel, P. Dodson, and H. Osmolska (eds), The Dinosauria, 2nd Edition, University of California Press, Berkeley.

Eberth, D. A., Delgado-de Jesús, C. R., Brinkman, D. B., Rodríguez- de la Rosa, R. A., and Sampson, S. D. 2004. Reference sections and the age of the Cerro del Pueblo Fm (Difunta Group; Upper Cretaceous), Parras Basin, Coahuila, Mexico. Revista Mexicana Ciencias de Geologicas.

Forster, C. A., Chiappe, L. M. Krause, D. M. and Sampson. S. D. 2002. Vorona berivotrensis, a primitive bird from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar; pp. 268-280 in L. M. Chiappe and L. M. Witmer (eds.), Mesozoic Birds: Above the Heads of Dinosaurs. Univ of California, Berkeley.

Carrano, M. T., Sampson, S. D., and Forster, C. A. 2002. The osteology of Masiakasaurus knopfleri, a new abelisauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(3): 510-534.

Tykoski, R. S., Forster, C. A., Rowe, T., Sampson, S. D., and Munyikwa, D. 2002. The presence of a furcula in the coelophysid theropod (Dinosauria: Saurischia) Syntarsus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(3): 728-733.

Sampson, S. D. 2001. Speculations on the socioecology of ceratopsid dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Neoceratopsia). In D. Tanke and K. Carpenter (eds) Mesozoic Vertebrate Liife, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, pp. 263-276.

Sampson, S. D., Carrano, M. T., Forster, C. A. 2001. A bizarre predatory dinosaur from Madagascar: implications for the evolution of Gondwanan theropods. Nature, 409: 504-505.

de Klerk, W. J., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Chinsamy, A., Ross, C. F. 2000. A new coelurosaurian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of South Africa. J. Vertebrate Paleontology. 20(2): 324-332.

Krause, D. W., Rogers, R. R., Forster, C. A., Hartman, J. H., Buckley, G. A., Sampson, S. D. 1999. The Late Cretaceous vertebrate fauna of Madagascar: implications for Gondwanan paleobiogeography. GSA Today. 9(8): 1-7.

Sampson, S. D. 1999. Sex and destiny: The role of mating signals in speciation and macroevolution. Historical Biology, 13: 173-197.

Witmer, L. M., Sampson, S. D. and Solounias, N. 1999. The proboscis of tapirs (Tapirus terrestris): a case study in novel narial anatomy. Journal of Zoology, 249: 249-267.

Dodson, P., Krause, D. W., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., and Ravoavy, F. 1998. Titanosaurid (Sauropoda) osteoderms from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(3): 563-568.

Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Chiappe, L. M., and Krause, D. W. 1998. The theropodan ancestry of birds: New evidence from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Science, 279: 1915-1919.

Sampson, S. D., Witmer, L. M., Forster, C. A., Krause, D. W., O’Connor, P. M., Dodson, P. and Ravoavy, F. 1998. Predatory dinosaur remains from Madagascar: Implications for the Cretaceous biogeography of Gondwana. Science, 280: 1048-1051.

Sampson, S. D. 1997. Bizarre structures and dinosaur evolution. Dinofest Intl. Proceedings, pp. 39-45.

Sampson, S. D., Ryan, M. J. and Tanke, D. H. 1997. Craniofacial ontogeny in centrosaurine dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae): Taxonomic and behavioral implications. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 221(2): 293-337.

Forster, C. A., Chiappe, L. M., Krause, D. W., and Sampson, S. D. 1996. The first Cretaceous bird from Madagascar. Nature, 382: 532-534.

Sampson, S. D., Krause, D. W., Forster, C. A. , and Dodson, P. 1996. The premaxilla of Majungasaurus (Theropoda: Ceratosauria), with implications for Gondwanan paleobiogeography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 16(4): 601-605.

Sampson, S. D. 1995. Two new horned dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation of Montana, USA, with a phylogenetic analysis of the Centrosaurinae (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 15(4): 743-760.


Abstracts and Other Brief Entries

Sampson, S. D. 2013. The epic of evolution: Geoscience education within a grand narrative. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. (Abstract volume) 41: 243.

Farke, A. A., Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D., and Forster, C. A., 2011. The radiation of horned dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31(Abstracts).

Loewen, M. A., Zanno. L. E., Irmis, R. B., Sertich, J. J. W., and Sampson, S. D., Campanian theropod evolution and intracontinental endemism on Laramidia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31(Abstracts).

Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Irmis, R. Sertich, J. J. W., Evans, D. C. 2011. Laurasian faunal interchange in the Late Cretaceous: The Out-of-Laramidia Hypothesis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31(Abstracts).

Clayton, K. E., Loewen, M. A. Farke, A. A. and Sampson, S. D. 2010. A reevaluation of epiparietal homology within chasmosaurine ceratopsids (Ornithischia) based on newly discovered taxa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30(Abstracts):73A.

Lund, E. K., Sampson, S. D., and Loewen, M. A. 2010. A new basal centrosaurine dinosaur (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Utah: evidence of a previously unknown clade of southern centrosaurines from Laramidia. J. Vert. Paleo. 30(Abstracts):125A.

Clayton, K. E., Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D. Farke, A. A. and Irmis, R. B. 2009. Epiparietal homology within centrosaurine (Ornithischia, Ceratopsidae): a re-evaluation based on newly discovered basal taxa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29(3):80A

Lund, E. K., Loewen, M. A., Roberts, E. M., Sampson, S. D., and Getty, M. A. 2009. Dinosaur skin impressions in the Upper Cretaceous (Late Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Southern Utah: insights into preservation mode. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, Abstracts with Program. St. George, Utah, May 22–24, 2009.

Loewen, M. A., Sertich, J. J. W., Irmis, R. B., and Sampson, S. D. in press. Tyrannosaurid evolution and intracontinental endemism on Laramidia: New evidence from the Campanian Wahweap Formation of Utah. J. Vert. Paleo. (supplement to 3):

Lund, E. K., Loewen, M. A., Roberts, E. M., Sampson, S. D., and Getty, M. A. 2009. Dinosaur skin impressions in the Upper Cretaceous (Late Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Southern Utah: insights into preservation mode. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah, Abstracts with Program, p. 32.

Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Farke, A. A., Smith, J. A., and Roberts, E. M. 2009. Two new chasmosaurine ceratopsids from the Late Cretaceous of Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29(3):175A.

Sampson, S. D., Roberts, E. M., Loewen, M. A., Getty, M. A., Gates, T. A., Zanno, L. E., and Titus, A. 2009. Dinosaurs and Other Macrovertebrates form the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Deposits of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah, Abstracts with Program, 42.

DeBlieux, D. D., Kirkland, J. I., Eaton, J. G., Titus, A. L., Getty, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Hayden, M. C. 2009. Vertebrate paleontology of the lower-middle Campanian Wahweap Formation in Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument (GSENM). Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah.

Gates, T. A., Boyd, C., Eaton, J., Kirkland, J., and Sampson, S. D. 2009. The role of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in evolutionary studies of Upper Cretaceous Ornithopods (Dinosauria). Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah.

Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Getty, M. A., Lund, E. K., Roberts, E. M., and Titus, A. L. 2009. Horned dinosaurs from the Campanian Wahweap and Kaiparowits formations, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology Conference Abstracts, 34.

Lund, E. K., Loewen, M. A., Roberts, E. M., Sampson, S. D., and Getty, M. A. 2009. Dinosaur skin impressions in the Upper Cretaceous (Late Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Southern Utah: insights into preservation mode. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah.

Sampson, S. D., Roberts, E. M., Loewen, M. A., Getty, M. A., Gates, T. A., Zanno, L. E., and Titus, A. 2009. Dinosaurs and Other Macrovertebrates form the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Deposits of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah.

Zanno, L. E. Loewen, M. A., Claessens, L. P., and Sampson, S. D. 2009. Late Cretaceous theropod dinosaurs of southern Utah: progress and perspectives. Advances in Western Interior Late Cretaceous Paleontology and Geology, St. George, Utah.

Getty, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Gates, T. A., Zanno, L. E., Sertich, J. G. I., Lund, E. K., and Smith, J. A. 2007. The Kaiparowits Plateau of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: a new and critical window into the world of dinosaurs. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section 39(5):3-5.

Sampson, S. D. and Loewen, M. A. 2007. New information on the diversity, stratigraphic distribution, biogeography, and evolution of ceratopsid dinosaurs. In: D. R. Braman (ed.), Ceratopsian Symposium: Short Papers, Abstracts, and Programs, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta, pp. 125-133.

Sampson, S. D., Getty, M. A., Gates, T. A., Smith, J. A., Zanno, L. E., and Loewen, M. 2006.

GSENM: a new and critical window into the world of dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Learning from the Land Science, Abstracts II p. 7.

Gates, T. A., Sampson, S. D., Eberth, D. A., Zanno, L. E., Hernandez, R., Delgado-de Jesús, C. R., Martinez, M. A., and Getty, M. A. 2005. A new genus and species of lambeosaurine hadrosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3): 62A.

Loewen, M. A., Sertich, J. J. W., Sampson, S. D. and Getty, M. A. 2005. Unusual preservation of a new sauropodomorph from the Navajo Sandstone of Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3): 84A.

Rodríguez-de la Rosa, R. A., Eberth, D. A., Sampson, S. D., Brinkman, D. B. Aguillón-Martínez, M. C. in press. An unusual ornithopod trackway from the late cretaceous of the cerro del pueblo formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3): 106A.

Sampson, S. D. 2005. Evoliteracy: establishing the educational relevancy of evolution through connections with ecology and the web of life. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3): 108A-109A.

Sampson, S. D. 2005. Evolution, ecology and education: establishing the relevancy of fossil threads in the web of life. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts.

Sampson, S. D. 2005. Quest for African dinosaurs. Utah Museum of Natural History Newsletter.

Sertich, J. W., Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Gathogo, P. N., Brown, F. H. 2005. Dinosaurs of Kenya’s rift: fossil preservation in the Turkana Grits of northern Kenya. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3): 114A.

Loewen, M. A., M. A. Getty, S. D. Sampson, and J. J. W. Sertich. 2005. Collapse preservation of a prosauropod from the Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Utah. Tracking Dinosaur Origins: the Triassic/Jurassic Terrestrial Transition Conference, St. George, Utah, Abstract Volume, p. 14.

Zanno, L. E., Gates, T. A.., Sampson, S. D., Smith, J. A., and Getty, M. A. 2005. Dinosaur diversity and biogeographical implications of the Kaiparowits Formation (Late Campanian), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah. GSA Abstracts with Programs 37(7).

Zanno, L. E., Sampson, S. D., Roberts, E. M., and Gates, T. A. 2005. Late Campanian theropod diversity across the Western Interior Basin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3, Supplement):133-134A.

Carrano, M. T., Sampson, S. D., and Loewen, M. A. 2004. New discoveries of Masiakasaurus knopfleri and the morphology of the Noasauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda), Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(Suppl. to 3): 44A.

Kirkland, J., Zanno, L., Deblieux, D., Smith, D., and Sampson, S. D. 2004. A new, basal-most therizinosauroid (Theropoda: Manirapotora) from Utah demonstrates a pan-Laurasian distribution for Early Cretaceous (Barremian) therizinosauroids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3):78A.

Sampson, S. D., M. A. Loewen, E. M. Roberts, J. A. Smith, L. E. Zanno, and T. A. Gates, 2004, Provincialism in Late Cretaceous terrestrial faunas: new evidence from the Campanian Kaiparowits Formation of Utah, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3):108A.

Smith, J. A., S. D. Sampson, E. M. Roberts, M. A. Getty and M. A. Loewen, 2004, A new chasmosaurine ceratopsian from the Upper Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3):114A.

Witmer, L. M., Ridgely, R. and Sampson, S. D. 2004. The ear region, cerebral endocast, and cephalic sinuses of the abelisaurid theropod dinosaur Majungatholus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3):131A

Carrano, M. T. and Sampson, S. D. 2003. Evolutionary history of basal theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 38A-39A.

Eberth, D. A., Sampson, S. D., Rodriguez de la Rosa, R. Aguillón-Martinez, M. C., Brinkman, D. B. 2003. Las Aguilas: an unusually rich Campanian-age dinosaur locale in southern Coahuilia, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 47A.

Getty, M. A., Roberts, E. M., Loewen, M. A., Smith, J. A., Gates T. A., and Sampson, S. D. 2003. Taphonomy of a chasmosaurine ceratopsian skeleton from the Campanian Kaiparowits Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3):54-55A.

Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Carrano, M. T., and Chure, D. J. 2003. Evolution of the Late Jurassic theropod Allosaurus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 72A.

Masiakasaurus Head

Head reconstruction of Masiakasaurus knopfleri, a buck-toothed predatory dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Artwork by Bill Parsons.

Roberts, E., Chan, M. and Sampson, S. D. 2003. Taphonomic analysis of the Late Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 35(6):

Rodriguez-de la Rosa, R. A., Eberth, D. A., Brinkman, D. B., Sampson, S. D., López-Espinoza, J. 2003. Dinoaur tracks from the Late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 90A.

Sampson, S. D. and George, S. B. 2003. Reinventing a natural history museum for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, 22(1): 15.

Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Farlow, J. O., and Carrano, M. T. 2003. Ecological and evolutionary implications of gigantism in theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 92A.

Zanno, L. and Sampson, S. D. 2003. A new caenagnathid from the Upper Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(Suppl. to 3): 113A.

Brinkman, D., Sampson, S. D., Eberth, D., Aguillon-Martinez, M. C., Delgado de Jesus, C. R., and Rodriguez de la Rosa, R. 2002. Paleontology and stratigraphy of the dinosaur-bearing Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Southern Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 38A-39A.

Carrano, M. T. and Sampson, S. D. 2002. Ceratosaurs: a global perspective. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 41A.

Forster, C. A. and Sampson, S. D., 2002. Phylogeny of the horned dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 54A.

Getty, M. A., Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., and Titus, A. L. 2002. Logistical and environmental issues surrounding paleontological fieldwork in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Southern Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 58A.

Getty, M. A., Loewen, M. A., Sampson, S. D., and Titus, A. L., 2002. Paleontological fieldwork in and around Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: logistical and environmental issues. Geological Society of American Annual Meeting Abstracts.

Kirkland, J. I., Deblieux, D., Smith, J. A., and Sampson, S. D., 2002. New ceratopsid remains from the lower Campanian Wahweap Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 74A.

Loewen, M. A., Carrano, M. T., and Sampson, S. D., 2002. Ontogenetic changes in hindlimb musculature and function of the Late Jurassic theropod Allosaurus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 80A.

Sampson, S. D., Loewen, M. A., Gates, T. A., Getty, M. A., and Zanno, L. E., 2002. New evidence of dinosaurs and other vertebrates from the Upper Cretaceous Wahweap and Kaiparowits Formations, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Geological Society of America Special Publication, Rocky Mountain Sectional Meeting.

Smith, J. A., Sampson, S. D., and Loewen, M. A. 2002. Trackway evidence of possible gregarious behavior form the Early Jurassic Moenave Formation, Zion National Park, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(Suppl. to 3): 108A-109A.

Crosby, T., Zhou, M., Sampson, S. D. and Schuster, G. T., 2002. Imaging Dinosaur Fossils by Seismic Tomography and GPR. 72nd International SEG meeting abstract, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sampson, S. D., 2001. Introduction to Dinosaurs of Utah, by Pat Bagley and Gayen Wharton, White Horse Books, Salt Lake City.

Gates, T. A., Sampson, S. D., and Madsen, J. H. Jr., 2001. Taphonomic reanalysis of the Cleveland-Lloyd dinosaur quarry. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(Suppl. to 3): 53A.

Loewen, M. A. and Sampson, S. D., Getty, M. A., and Difley, R. L. 2001. The upland dinosaur fauna of the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(Suppl. to 3): 74A.

Sampson, S. D. and Forster, C. A. 2001. Parallel evolution in hadrosaurid and ceratopsid dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(Suppl. to 3): 96A.

Titus, A. L., Sampson, S. D., Gillette, D. D., and Kirkland, J. L . 2001. Specialist-driven long-term interdisciplinary efforts in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: A model for resource inventory. 6th Conference on Fossil Resources, 2001, Grand Junction, CO.

Loewen, M. A. and Sampson, S. D. 2001. Hindlimb ontogeny in the Late Jurassic theropod dinosaur Allosaurus fragilis. Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Abstract Volume, p. 276.

Loewen, M. A. and Sampson, S. D. 2000. Femoral ontogeny in Allosaurus fragilis (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) from the Late Jurassic Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Central Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19(Suppl. to 3): 58A.

Sampson, S. D., Carrano, M. T., and Forster, C. A. 2000. A theropod dinosaur with bizarre dentition from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19(Suppl. to 3): 70A.

Carrano, M. T., Sampson, S. D. 1999. Evidence for a paraphyletic “Ceratosauria” and its implications for theropod dinosaur evolution. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(Suppl. to 3): 36A.

Chinsamy, A., de Klerk, W. J., Sampson, S. D., Forster, C. A., and Ross, C. F. 1999. Bone microstructure of dinosaurs from the Kirkwood Formation, Algoa Basin, South Africa. Abstracts VII International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems, Buenos Aires, 1999.

Sampson, S. D. and Witmer, L. M. 1999. Novel narial anatomy in ceratopsid dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(Suppl. to 3): 72A

Witmer, L. M. and Sampson, S. D. 1999. Nasal conchae and blood supply in some dinosaurs: physiological implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(Suppl. to 3): 85A.

Rehorek, S. J., Savitsky, A. H., Witmer, L. M., and Sampson, S. D. 1999. Cephalic vasculature of the green iguana (Iguana iguana) and tokay gecko (Gecko gekko). ASIH Annual Meeting, (abstract).

de Klerk, W. J., Forster, C. A., Ross, C. F., Sampson, S. D., and Chinsamy, A. 1998. A review of recent dinosaur and other vertebrate discoveries in the Early Cretaceous Kirkwood Formation, Algoa Basin, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 27 (1A): 55.

Dodson, P., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Ravoavy, F. and Krause, D. W. 1998. Continuing Discoveries of Dinosaurs and Associated Fauna, Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Dinofest International Symposium Volume: 11.

Krause, D. W., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Buckley, G. A., and Gottfried, M. 1998. Vertebrate fossils from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: implications for Gondwanan plate tectonics and biogeography. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 27(1A): 128-129.

Munyikwa, D., Sampson, S. D., Rogers, R. R., Forster, C. A., Curry, C. and Curtice, B. 1998. Vertebrate paleontology and geology of the Gokwe Formation, Zimbabwe. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 27(1A): 142-143.

O’Connor, P. M. and Sampson, S. D. 1998. The vertebral column of Majungatholus atopus (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(Suppl. to 3): 67A.

Sampson, S. D., Forster, C. A. and Krause, D. W. 1998. The Late Cretaceous dinosaurs of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(Suppl. to 3): 74A.

Sampson, S. D., Witmer, L. M. Forster, C. A., and Krause, D. W. 1998. The evolution and biogeography of Gondwanan theropod dinosaurs: new information from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 27(1A): 167-168.

Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D.., Chiappe, L. M., and Krause, D. W. 1998. Genus correction. Science, 280: 185.

de Klerk, W. J., Forster, C. A., Ross, C. F., Sampson, S. D., Chinsamy, A. 1997. New maniraptoran and iguanadontian dinosaurs from the Early Cretaceous Kirkwood Formation, South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, (abstract) 17(Suppl. to 3): 42A.

Dodson, P., Krause, D., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., and Ravoavy, F. 1997. Titanosaurid (Sauropoda) osteoderms from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(Suppl. to 3): 43A.

Krause, D. W., Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Buckley, G. A., and Dodson, P. 1997. Vertebrate evolution on Gondwana: New evidence from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(Suppl. to 3): 58A.

Sampson, S. D., Witmer, L. M., Forster, C. A., Krause, D. W. and O’Connor, P. M. 1997. Discovery of a complete theropod skull from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar yields new information on Majungasaurus, Majungatholus, and Abelisauridae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(Suppl. to 3): 73A.

Witmer, L. M. and Sampson, S. D. 1997. The interpretation of narial novelty in dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(Suppl. to 3): 85A.

Witmer, L. M. and Sampson, S. D. 1997. Unusual narial structures in dinosaurs and other vertebrates. Journal of Morphology, 232: 340.

Forster, C. A., Chiappe, L. M., Krause, D. W., and Sampson, S. D. 1996. The first Mesozoic avifauna from eastern Gondwana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 16(Suppl. to 3):34A.

Forster, C. A., Sampson, S. D., Krause, D. W., Ravoavy, F., Chiappe, L. M., and Dodson, P. 1996. New dinosaur discoveries from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Dinofest International Symposium Volume, Tempe, Arizona, p. 48.

Krause, D. W., C. A. Forster, Sampson, S. D., F. Ravoavy. 1996. Dinosaurs from the Great Red Island. The Dinosaur Report. Winter 1996, pp. 6-9.

Sampson, S. D. 1996. Bizarre structures and dinosaur evolution. (abstract) Dinofest International Symposium Volume, Tempe, Arizona, p. 98.

Sampson, S. D., Forster, C. A., Krause, D. W., and Dodson, P. 1996. Non-avian theropod dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. (abstract) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 16(Suppl. to 3): 62A.

Sampson, S. D., Forster, C. A., Krause, D. W., Dodson, P., and Ravoavy, F. 1996. New dinosaur discoveries from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Implications for Gondwanan biogeography. (abstract) North American Paleontological Convention, Paleontological Society Special Publication, 8: 336.

Sampson, S. D. 1995. Testing macroevolutionary theory through the integration of paleontology and neontology. (abstract) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 15(Suppl. to 3): 51A.

Krause, D. W., Forster, C. A., Buckley, G., Sampson, S. D., and Ravoavy, F. 1995. New discoveries of birds and other vertebrate fossils from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. (abstract, late addition) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 13(Suppl. to 3): 31A.

Sampson, S. D. 1994. Two new horned dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation, Montana, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 14(Suppl. to 3): 44A.

Sampson, S. D. 1993. Sex and destiny: the role of sexual selection in vertebrate speciation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 13(Suppl. to 3): 55A.

Sampson, S. D. 1991. Ontogeny, variation and mistaken identity in ceratopsian dinosaurs: the case of Brachyceratops. Geological Association of Canada Program with Abstracts, Toronto, Ontario, 16: A109.

Sampson, S. D. 1991. Of horns, frills and sexual dimorphism: speculations on the social behavior of ceratopsid dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 11(Suppl. to 3): 54A.

Sampson, S. D. and D. T. Tanke. 1990. Ontogeny and variation in the crania of centrosaurine ceratopsians (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae): phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 10(Suppl. to 3): 40A.

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