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Anthony J Martin

Professor of Practice, Emory University

Tony 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 150 research articles and abstracts, and some of his fossil discoveries – which include the first known burrowing dinosaur – have received wide attention in popular media. He is the author of six books, including two editions of a popular dinosaur textbook (Introduction to the Study of Dinosaurs), and his most recent book is Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Traces Fossils (2014, Pegasus Books).


  • –present
    Professor of Environmental Science, Emory University