Senior Paleontologist, Curator
600 East Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0840
Clint manages the paleontology program for the North Dakota Geological Survey and serves as curator of the North Dakota State Fossil Collection. His research activities focus on Eocene and Oligocene vertebrate faunas and the anatomy and systematic relationships of ornithischian dinosaurs.
2012: Ph.D. Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin
2005: B.S. Geology & Geophysics / Zoology (Double Major), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Boyd, C.A., Weiler, M.W., Householder, M.L., and Schumaker, K.K. 2014. The diversity of cimolestan mammals within the White River Group of South Dakota and Nebraska. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 59(4):771-778.
Boyd, C.A., and Welsh, E. 2014. Description of the first Orellan fauna defined in Badlands National Park, Interior, South Dakota and implications for the stratigraphic position of the Bloom Basin Limestone Bed. Dakoterra. 6:124-147.
Boyd, C.A., Drumheller, S.K., and Gates, T.A. 2013. Crocodyliform feeding traces on juvenile ornithischian dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. PLOS ONE. 8(2):e57605
Gates, T.A., Lund, E.K., Boyd, C.A., Getty, M.A., DeBlieux, D.D., Kirkland, J.I., and Evans, D.C. 2013. Ornithopod dinosaurs from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Region, Utah, and their role in paleobiogeographic and macroevolutionary studies. In: Titus, A., and Loewen, M.A. (Eds.), At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous in Utah. Indiana University Press. p. 463-481.
Ksepka, D.T., and Boyd, C.A. 2012. A new method for quantifying historical trends in the completeness of the fossil record and the contributing factors: an example using Aves. Paleobiology. 38(1):112-125.
Brown, C.M., Boyd, C.A., and Russell, A.P. 2011. A new basal neornithischian from the Frenchman Formation, Saskatchewan, Canada and its associated fauna: implications for Late Maastrichtian ornithischian diversity in North America. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 163(4):1157-1198.
Boyd, C.A., Cleland, T. P., Marrero, N. L., and Clarke, J. A. 2011. Exploring the effects of phylogenetic uncertainty and consensus trees on stratigraphic consistency scores: a new program and a standardized method proposed. Cladistics. 27(1):52-60.
Clarke, J.A., Ksepka, D.T., Stucchi, M., Urbina, M., Giannini, N., Bertelli, S., Narváez, Y., and Boyd, C.A. 2007. Paleogene equatorial penguins challenge the proposed relationship between penguin biogeography, body size evolution, and Cenozoic climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104(28):11545-11550.