Lindsay Zanno is an American paleontologist with specialisation in theropod evolution, and studying evolutionary patterns using data from living and extinct vertebrates. She is currently the Head of Paleontology at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in the United States.
Lindsay gained her Bachelors degree from the University of New Mexico in 1999, and finished her Masters and PhD at the University of Utah in 2004 and 2008, all in the United States.
She is a Research Professor at North Carolina University, a Research Associate at Sam Noble Museum, Field Museum of Natural History, University of Witwatersrand, and is the President of the Jurassic Foundation. Lindsay also runs the Zanno Lab in the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which is a paleontological research lab, as well as a community learning and outreach centre.
Lindsay has worked in Mongolia, Thailand, and across the United States. She published over 170 scientific papers, and has discovered a number of new species of dinosaur throughout her career.