Students


Dagmawit Abebe

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology and geometric morphometrics


Alexis Amann

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavior and ecology, captive animal managment


Claudia Astorino

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Human osteological variation; recent human evolution; sexual dimorphism; quantitative methods


Ashley Bales

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Catarrhine and hominoid evolution, systematics, geometric morphometrics


Christina Bergey

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Primate population genetics and genomics, hybridization, bioinformatics


Maryjka Blaszczyk

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Behavioral ecology of temperament/personality traits


Scott Blumenthal

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center CIty University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, Stable isotope (paleo)ecology, East Africa


Margaret Bryer

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: primate nutritional ecology, redtail monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius) behavioral ecology, primate insectivory


Zachary Calamari

Program in Comparative Biology Richard Gilder Graduate School American Museum of Natural History

Research interests: Ontogeny of shape, evolution of disparity, geometric morphometrics, transcriptomics


Emma Cancelliere

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Primate nutritional ecology, maternal behaviour, infant development


Paulo Chaves

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Phylogeography, conservation genetics, non-invasive genetic sampling, evolution of behavior, Neotropical primates, Brachyteles


Shahrina Chowdhury

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavior and ecology


Blaire Claytor

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: hominin evolution, especially with regard to skeletal morphology, genetics, and the role of disease


Alexandra DeCasien

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Sexual dimorphism and mating systems, morphological markers of hormonal change, neuroendocrinology and the evolution of mental illness


Kim Deckers

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: paleoanthropology, hominid post cranial morphology, hominid locomotor behaviour, bipedalism


Jennifer Eyre

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: postcranial functional morphology, hominin evolution, locomotion


Emma Finestone

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Plio-Pleistocene hominin evolution; reconstructing hominin behavior and diet; Oldowan tool use and transport patterns; primate tool use


Frances Forrest

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology; Plio-Pleistocene hominin evolution; evolution of the genus Homo; paleoecology; taphonomy; Africa.


Eva Garrett

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Primate evolution, evolutionary morphology, sexual dimorphism, olfaction, sexual selection, sensory ecology, life history, vomeronasal organ, nasal anatomy


Justin Gladman

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Platyrrhine evolution, postcranial anatomy, and 3D Geometric Morphometrics


A. Yasmeen Hinedi

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: forensic anthropology, Central Asia


Caley Johnson

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: primate nutritional ecology, forest baboon ecology (Papio anubis), primate-plant coevolution, conservation biology


Zachary Klukkert

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Primate and mammalian evolution and dietary adaptations; platyrrhines; functional dental morphology, mastication and feeding behavior; mechanical and nutritional properties of primate foods; GIS and 3D imaging in dental morphology.


Elaine Kozma

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: primate locomotor behavior and adaptations, postcranial functional morphology


Myra Laird

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Modern human origins, craniodental morphology, hominin environmental and functional variation, geometric morphometrics, early migrations of Homo sapiens


Raquel Lamela Lopez

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Human osteology and skeletal biology; Osteological markers of mechanical stress and pathology; Diet and life styles; Paleodemographics; Paleopathology; Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology; Cranial morphometrics


D. Susie Lee

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: infant and juvenile primates (of course, including human children); primate mother-infant behaviors; attachment theory within evolutionary framework; physiological mechanism of attachment.


Elissa Ludeman

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: paleoanthropology, dental anthropology, primate sensory system evolution


Laura Matthews

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: bioinformatics, phylogenetics, tarsiers, slow lorises, speciation, species concepts, molecular adaptation


Eric Mazelis

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Dentition, dental functional morphology, Geometric Morphometrics


Emily Middleton

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, postcranial skeletal morphology, primate locomotor/positional behavior


Natalie O'Shea

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology; Craniofacial Morphology; Growth and Development; Modern Human Origins


Alejandra Ortiz

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Hominin evolution, human skeletal biology, dental anthropology, comparative morphology, dispersal and cultural adaptations of modern humans


Megan Petersdorf

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: sexual selection, animal communication, reproductive strategies, behavioral endocrinology


Cody Prang

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, evolution of bipedalism, hominid postcranial functional morphology, foot function and evolution


Kelsey Pugh

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: human evolution, hominin postcranial morphology, hominin locomotor behaviors, phylogenetics


Christopher Rainwater

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: skeletal biology, forensic anthropology


Kristen Ramirez

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: skeletal biology, modern human variation, evolution and dispersal of the genus Homo


Brian Shearer

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: geometric morphometrics, hominin evolution


Maressa Takahashi

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology Columbia University

Research interests: animal behavior, conservation, nutritional ecology


Nicole Thompson

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology Columbia University

Research interests: adaptive benefits of social bonds, juvenile social behavior, life history theory


Jen Tinsman

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology Columbia University

Research interests: Conservation, social behavior, population-level health and genetic diversity, lemurs


Catalina Villamil

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: paleoanthropology, morphological variation, functional morphology


Steven Wang

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York Lecturer School of Anthropology University of Arizona

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, paleobiology and phylogeny of Middle and Late Pleistocene hominins in Asia, modern human origin(s) and dispersal, comparative cranial morphology, 3-D geometric morphometrics


Nicole Webb

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: paleoanthropology, hominin postcranial morphology, human evolution, bipedalism


Darice Westphal

Department of Anthropology The Graduate Center City University of New York

Research interests: population genetics, speciation, adaptive radiations


Sandra Winters

Department of Anthropology New York University

Research interests: social behavior, socioecology, sexual behavior and reproductive strategies, sexual selection, signaling, decision making in a social context, Cercopithecines