Jack Horner headshot

Jack Horner

John “Jack” Horner is one of the world’s foremost paleontologists, credited with finding the first dinosaur eggs in the Western Hemisphere, the first evidence of dinosaur colonial nesting, the first evidence of parental care among dinosaurs, and the first dinosaur embryos. He served as the inspiration for paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, and as the technical adviser on all of the Jurassic Park films. Horner is Regents Professor of Paleontology, Emeritus, at Montana State University.