Senior Curator of Marine Invertebrates, Museum Victoria

Dr Timothy O'Hara uses museum collections to answer large-scale questions about the distribution of seafloor animals around the globe. This research includes aspects of biogeography, macroecology, phylogeny, and phylogeography. His taxonomic speciality is the Ophiurodea (brittle-stars), a class of echinoderms that are a dominant component of the seafloor fauna.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Curator of Marine Invertebrates, Museum Victoria

Education

  • 2001 
    University of Melbourne, PhD