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Anthony J. Martin

Professor of Practice, Emory University

Anthony (Tony) Martin is a paleontologist and geologist with a research specialty in ichnology, the study of modern and ancient traces caused by animal behavior, such as tracks, trails, burrows, and nests. He has published more than a 50 research articles and 100 abstracts, and some of his fossil discoveries – which include the first known burrowing dinosaur and the oldest bird tracks in Australia – have received wide attention in popular media. He is the author of eight books, including "Dinosaurs Without Bones" (2014, Pegasus Books), "The Evolution Underground" (2017, Pegasus Books), and "Tracking the Golden Isles" (2020, University of Georgia Press). He is a Fellow in the Geological Society of America and The Explorers Club.


  • –present
    Professor of Environmental Science, Emory University


Fellow, Geological Society of America; Fellow, The Explorers Club