UCMP Profiles

– B.A. 1964, Oberlin College
– M.S. 1968, University of Oregon
– Ph.D. 1975, Stanford University

Contact Information
Mailing address:
  University of California Berkeley
  Museum of Paleontology
  1101 Valley Life Sci Bldg # 4780
  Berkeley, CA 94720-4780
  Office: 1110 VLSB
Phone and fax:
  Office Phone: (510) 642-3429
  Fax: (510) 642-1822

Carole S. Hickman

Professor, Dept. of Integrative Biology
Curator, UC Museum of Paleontology


Hickman with shell Dr. Carole Hickman is fascinated with patterns in nature. Her diverse array of research topics reflects a broad interest in morphology, or the study of form. Her work explores the form, function and evolutionary history of marine gastropods (snails and slugs). Read more about her research.

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“To progress in life you must give up the things that you do not like...You must find the things that you like to do. The things that are acceptable to your mind.”—Agnes Martin, 1989

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Sigma XI
Geological Society of America
– Institute of Malacology
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