David C. Evans is a Canadian paleontologist. His research focuses on evolutionary diversity in Late Cretaceous dinosaurs, to understand how climate change affected dinosaur communities before the extinction at the end of the Cretaceous.
David was born in Ontario, and grew up in Kelowna, British Columbia. While working on his undergraduate degree, David worked for the Royal Tyrell Museum in Alberta. He focused his PhD on skull growth and evolution of crested hadrosaurs at the University of Toronto. He currently works as an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto, and also is the curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology for the Department of Natural History at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
David has discovered and described a number of dinosaur species, including Spiclypeus shipporum.