ReBecca Hunt-Foster is the Monument Paleontologist and Museum Curator at Dinosaur National Monument. Her current research includes Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America, the Upper Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation paleofauna of western Colorado and eastern Utah, the ichnofauna of the lower-middle Jurassic rocks of eastern Utah. ReBecca has worked as a paleontologist in western Colorado and eastern Utah since 2007. She lives in northeastern Utah with her family and enjoys traveling to new places and spending time with friends and family.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 2003-2005
Masters of Science, 2005
Geology, emphasis in Vertebrate Paleontology
Major advisor: Dr. Thomas M. Lehman
Thesis title: Ceratopsid dinosaurs from the Javelina Formation (Maastrichtian), Big Bend National Park, Texas.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 2000-2003
Bachelors of Science, 2003
Earth Sciences, emphasis in Geology and Paleontology
Major advisors: W.L. Manger, L.C. Davis and D.L. Zachry
Senior Thesis title: An Early Cretaceous theropod from
ReBecca has worked at Dinosaur National Monument as the Lead Paleontologist and Museum Curator since 2018. She was formerly the District Paleontologist for the Canyon Country District of the BLM, located in Moab.