Thomas Adams is an American paleontologist with a research focus on Cretaceous ecosystems and the implications of faunal diversity on Early to Late Cretaceous transitions. He is currently the Curator of Paleontology and Geology at Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Thomas obtained his Bachelors degrees in 2004 from the University of Wyoming in the United states, his Master's degree in 2008, and finished his PhD in 2011 from Southern Methodist University in Texas, USA. He is also a Research Associate at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the University of Texas, as well as a Guest Lecturer at Trinity University, all of which are in Texas, USA.
Thomas is from Iowa in the United States, and first started working in the field in 2014 in Texas at the Government Canyon State Natural Area, where over 300 dinosaur footprints were discovered. During his career, he has worked across the United States, as well as Mongolia.
He has named three new species, two of which are crocodilians.