The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Dr. Tim Gaudin received his B.S. in Zoology from The University of Georgia in 1987, and his Ph.D. in the Department of Organismal Biology & Anatomy at The University of Chicago in 1993. After a year as a Visiting Professor at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), he accepted a position in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1994, where he has remained since and where he is currently UC Foundation Professor and Associate Head. He teaches courses mainly in the areas of Vertebrate Zoology, Mammalogy, Evolution, and Human Anatomy. Dr. Gaudin has been a Research Associate in the Department of Geology at the Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, IL) since 1994, a Research Associate in the Section of Mammals at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh, PA) since 1999, and has twice been a Visiting Scientist in the Department of Paleobiology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Spring 2002; Summer, 2004). His research expertise lies in the area of mammalian systematics, paleontology, and evolution. More specifically, he is an expert on edentate mammals, i.e., armadillos, anteaters, sloths and pangolins. He has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific publications, including more than 40 peer-reviewed research articles in professional journals, and co-edited one book. He has been a reviewer for more than 30 different scientific journals, granting agencies, and textbooks, and is currently on the editorial board for the Journal of Mammalian Evolution. He has been the recipient of two major research grants from the National Science Foundation, and has received numerous smaller awards from different granting agencies. He has been actively involved in sponsoring student research at UTC, including over 85 undergraduates, 9 Honors students, and 5 graduate students.