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Gregory  Herbert

Gregory Herbert

Gregory Herbert
Associate Professor


Office: NES 215
Phone: please use email
Lab: SCA537


Ph.D., University of California - Davis

Full CV



Stable isotope geochemistry, Marine ecology, Conservation biology, Paleobiology, Archaeology, Malacology

Research Highlights:

Harke, R. M., G. S. Herbert, and N. M. White, 2015. Seasonality of shellfish harvesting by hunter-gatherer populations of Fort Walton Period, St. Joseph Bay, Florida. Journal of Archaeological Research.

Whitenack, L. B., and G. S. Herbert, 2015. Did shell-crushing crabs trigger an escalatory arms race in the aftermath of a Late Neogene regional mass extinction event? An experimental test. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 417:57-65.

Ellis, G., G. S. Herbert, and D. Hollander, 2014. Compound-specific isotopic analysis of shell organic matter in Crassostrea virginica from Rookery Bay, Florida: a potential archive of environmental data. Journal of Shellfisheries Research. 33:217-225.

Paul, S., and G. S. Herbert, 2014. Plio-Pleistocene drilling predation in Florida bivalves: Predator identity, competition, and biotic change. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 404:67-77.

Harding, J. M., H. J. Spero, R. Mann, G. S. Herbert, and J. Sliko, 2010. Early 17th Century Jamestown and the James River estuary: Then and Now. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:10549-10554. doi:10.1073/pnas.1001052107

Herbert, G. S.,, D. Merle, and C. S. Gallardo, 2007. A developmental perspective on evolutionary innovation in the radula of the predatory Neogastropod family Muricidae. American Malacological Bulletin 23:17-32.

Eerkens, J. W., G. S. Herbert, J. Rosenthal, and H. J. Spero, 2005. Provenance analysis of Olivella biplicata shell beads from the California and Oregon coasts using oxygen and carbon stable isotopes. Journal of Archaeological Science 32:1501-1514.

Herbert, G. S., 2005. Systematics of the genus Eupleura H. & A. Adams, 1853 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Neogene to Recent of Tropical America. The Veliger 47:294-331.

Dietl, G. P., G. S. Herbert, and G. J. Vermeij, 2004. Reduced competition and altered feeding behavior among marine snails after a mass extinction. Science 306:2229-2231.

Vermeij, G. J., and G. S. Herbert, 2004. Measuring relative abundance in fossil and living assemblages. Paleobiology 30:1-4.

Graduate Students

Nasser AlQattan, Matthew Hayes

Specialty Area

Paleobiology, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Marine Science

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
57732GLY 2100002History of Life

CHE 111
52513GLY 7980001Dissertation: Doctoral