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Mike Nowak was a masters student of Dr. Rick Lupia at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Mike worked on “Cretaceous Megaspores with Affinities to Salviniales” for a 2004 masters in botany thesis.
Michael continued on for his Ph. D. which he received from Duke University in 2010. Upon completion of his Ph.D., Michael was the Oberassistant at the Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Switzerland from 2011 to 2014. From 2014 to 2015 Michael was a postdoctoral research fellow at SciLifeLab, University of Stockholm, Sweden. Michael Nowak is currently a researcher at the University of Oslo Natural History Museum in Oslo, Norway.
Nowak’s Thesis and Related Publications
Nowak, Michael Dennis, 2004. Cretaceous Megaspores with Affinities to Salviniales: Norman, Oklahoma, United States, University of Oklahoma, M.S. (Masters), 76 p. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000000]
Nowak, Michael Dennis, and Lupia, Richard A., 2004. Arcellites stellatus n. sp., A New Megaspore from the Early Cretaceous of Maryland, USA: Journal of Paleontology v. 78 no. 6, p. 1207-1213. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000000]