Faces of AOS: Paul Sweet Bio

• Email:

• Twitter Handle:

• Website/Blog/Etc:
Instagram – @pablodulce

• My position with AOS:
Collection Committee Member, Fellow

• My current full-time title and institution:
Collection Manager, Department of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History

• My current career stage:
Senior Professional

• My lineage of mentors/labs:
George Barrowclough

• #badlyexplainyourjob:
I’m like a librarian of dead birds.

• My favorite bird and why:
Garrulax milleti sweeti – I collected a specimen on a fantastic expedition to Vietnam and had the honor of having it named after me.

• I am involved with AOS because:
Keeping up with colleagues and their research.

• The best part about being a member of AOS is:
The great socializing at meetings.

• Birds are important to me because:
Birds have been my life for as long as I can remember.

• One ornithology question or problem I would like to solve or see solved:
How did penguins happen?