Director, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Phone: (785) 864-4540
Fax: (785) 864-5335
Area of Interest and Research
- Science policy and administration
- Biodiversity informatics for collection-based institutions
- Paleobiology of mammals, especially Paleogene primates, insectivores, marsupials and other groups.
Krishtalka, L. Generating new Knowledge. In: Decalogue of Collections, USC/UNAM International Museum Institute (IMI) Instituto/EstudiosAvanzados de Museos. [In press]
King, N., L. Krishtalka, and V. Chivan. 2010. Thoughts on implementation of the recommendations of the GBIF task force on a global strategy and action plan for mobilization of natural history collections data. Biodiversity Informatics, 7:72-76.
Krishtalka, L. 2009. Letter to Linnaeus. In: Letters to Linnaeus, pp. 31–34, Sandra Knapp and Q. Wheeler, Eds. Linnaean Society of London.
Lane, R., et al., (20 authors including L. Krishtalka). 2008. Taxonomy in Europe in the 21st century. Report to the Board of Directors, European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy. Pp. 1–7.
Banks, W., et al., (15 authors, L. Krishtalka, 4th). 2006. Eco-Cultural Niche Modeling: New Tools for Reconstructing the Geography and Ecology of Past Human Populations. PaleoAnthropology, 68–83.
Causey, D., D. Janzen, T. Peterson, D. Vieglais, L. Krishtalka, J. Beach, E. Wiley. 2004. Museum Collections and Taxonomy. Science, 305: 1106–1107
Krishtalka, L. 2003. At Natural History Museums, The Ox is Gored. Museum News, July/August, p. 37, 64–65
Krishtalka, L., F. Harris, et al. 2002. Long Term Ecological Research Program: Twenty-Year Review. A report to the National Science Foundation, pp. 39, NSF, Arlington, VA.
Krishtalka, L., T. Peterson, D. Viegalis, J. Beach, and E. Wiley. 2002. The Green Internet: A Tool for Conservation Science. In: Conservation in the Internet Age: Strategic Threats and Opportunities, pp. 143–164, J. Levitt (ed.). Island Press, Washington, DC.
Krishtalka, L. 2002. Information technology and the ten grand research challenges for the 21st Century. Ch 30:319-338 in Teich, A. H., S. D. Nelson, and S. Lita (eds.), AAAS Science and Technology Policy Yearbook, American Association for the Advancement of Science (also, http://www.aaas.org/spp/yearbook/2002/ch30.pdf.
Donoghue, M., S. Gilbert, V. Irish, T. Kaufmann, T. Kocker, L. Krishtalka, M. Lane, M. Levine, W. McGinnis, M. Puruggana, N. Sinha, and G. Wray. 2001. Evolution of development and Tree of Life, http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/bio012/.
Krishtalka, L. and P. S. Humphrey. 2000. Can natural history museums capture the future? BioSciences 50(7): 611–617.