P. David Polly


Titled Professor (2017)
Robert R. Shrock Professor
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences


Dr. P. David Polly earned a B.A. at University of Texas, Austin, and PhD in Paleontology in 1993 from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Polly serves IU as Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Adjunct Professor, Departments of Biology and Anthropology; Director, Center for Biological Research Collections; Research Curator, IU Paleontology Collection; Affiliate Member, Integrated Program in the Environment; and is a Research Associate, Department of Zoology, The Field Museum, Chicago.