Jerry Harris

Jerry Harris with Dilophosaurus


I prefer living in environments where there are lots of rocks sticking out of the ground, and not covered with masses of vegetation, and especially when full of fossils. St. George is perfect for me!

For more information, please see my webpage.


Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science
University of Pennsylvania, 2004
M.S. in Earth Sciences
Southern Methodist University, 1997
B.A. in Geoscience
University of Colorado at Boulder, 1993


  • GEO 1010 Introduction to Geology
  • GEO 1015 Introduction to Geology Lab
  • GEO 1020 Life of the Past
  • GEO 1040 Introduction to Dinosaurs
  • GEO 1045 Intro to Dinosaurs Lab
  • GEO 1110 Physical Geology
  • GEO 1115 Physical Geology Lab
  • GEO 1220 Historical Geology
  • GEO 1225 Historical Geology Lab
  • GEO 3180 Paleontology
  • BIOL 3110 Scientific Writing and Communication


Jerry Harris

Professor of Paleontology


Phone: 435-652-7758

Office: Snow 235