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Louis Jacobs

Vertebrate Paleontologist

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Louis Jacobs Biography

Louis L. Jacobs is Professor of Geological Sciences and President of the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Louis has served the SVP as its Vice-President and President. In addition, he has been chair or member of its Development, Bryan Patterson, Honorary Membership, and Nominating committees. He co-founded the SVP-affiliated Save America's Fossils for Everyone. He is the founder of The Saurus Institute, which has supported the research of a number of graduate students.

Louis began his career in geology in an offshore seismograph crew in the Gulf of Mexico. A year later he served a short stint in the merchant marine. He received his PhD in geology from the University of Arizona in 1977. Before joining the SMU faculty, he was Research Paleontologist at the Museum of Northern Arizona and then Head of the Division of Paleontology at the National Museums of Kenya. He has conducted extensive field research in Pakistan, Mexico, Kenya, Cameroon, Malawi, Yemen, Israel, and Mozambique, as well as Texas and other parts of the United States. His current field efforts are focused in Angola and Alaska. His research interests lie in all vertebrates and how they can be used to decipher life and Earth history.

Louis serves on the boards of directors of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and the Jurassic Park Foundation and he is a trustee of The Edwin H. Colbert Paleontological Library Trust. He was formerly a board member of The Dinosaur Society and of the Museum of Northern Arizona. In 1999 he served as Director ad interim of the Dallas Museum of Natural History. He is Honorary and Charter Member of the Dallas Paleontological Society and one of its professional advisors. In 1998, he was awarded a lifetime membership in the Texas Earth Science Teachers Association. He has received a number of university awards in addition to the Edwin H. Colbert Award for his book Quest for the African Dinosaurs and recognition by joint resolution of the Texas legislature for his book Lone Star Dinosaurs.

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Louis Jacobs Biography

Louis L. Jacobs is Professor of Geological Sciences and President of the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Louis has served the SVP as its Vice-President and President. In addition, he has been chair or member of its Development, Bryan Patterson, Honorary Membership, and Nominating committees. He co-founded the SVP-affiliated Save America's Fossils for Everyone. He is the founder of The Saurus Institute, which has supported the research of a number of graduate students.

Louis began his career in geology in an offshore seismograph crew in the Gulf of Mexico. A year later he served a short stint in the merchant marine. He received his PhD in geology from the University of Arizona in 1977. Before joining the SMU faculty, he was Research Paleontologist at the Museum of Northern Arizona and then Head of the Division of Paleontology at the National Museums of Kenya. He has conducted extensive field research in Pakistan, Mexico, Kenya, Cameroon, Malawi, Yemen, Israel, and Mozambique, as well as Texas and other parts of the United States. His current field efforts are focused in Angola and Alaska. His research interests lie in all vertebrates and how they can be used to decipher life and Earth history.

Louis serves on the boards of directors of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and the Jurassic Park Foundation and he is a trustee of The Edwin H. Colbert Paleontological Library Trust. He was formerly a board member of The Dinosaur Society and of the Museum of Northern Arizona. In 1999 he served as Director ad interim of the Dallas Museum of Natural History. He is Honorary and Charter Member of the Dallas Paleontological Society and one of its professional advisors. In 1998, he was awarded a lifetime membership in the Texas Earth Science Teachers Association. He has received a number of university awards in addition to the Edwin H. Colbert Award for his book Quest for the African Dinosaurs and recognition by joint resolution of the Texas legislature for his book Lone Star Dinosaurs.

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  • Louis Jacobs: Amber Lizards and Snakes with Legs - Paleontology at SMU

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  • How to book Louis Jacobs?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Louis Jacobs for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Louis Jacobs, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Louis Jacobs or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Louis Jacobs?

    Booking fees for Louis Jacobs, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Louis Jacobs, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Louis Jacobs?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Louis Jacobs for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Louis Jacobs for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Louis Jacobs or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Louis Jacobs or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Louis Jacobs is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Louis Jacobs for your event is available upon request. Louis Jacobs generally travels from Dallas, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lee Berger, Michael Archer, Dr. Matthew Breen, Bernd Würsig and Phillip Manning. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Louis Jacobs for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Louis Jacobs: Amber Lizards and Snakes with Legs - Paleontology at SMU

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