NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Kieran McNulty

Associate Professor Department of Anthropology University of Minnesota


A.B. 1985, Dartmouth College M.A. 1998, Hunter College M.Phil. 2000, City University of New York Ph.D. 2003, City University of New York



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G Monnier, KP McNulty (in press). Questioning the link between stone tool standardization and behavioral modernity. In (S Lycett, P Chauhan, eds) New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies. New York: Springer.

M Singleton, KP McNulty, SR Frost, J Soderberg, EH Guthrie (2010). Bringing up baby: developmental simulation of the adult cranial morphology of Rungwecebus kipunji. The Anatomical Record, 293, 388–401.
KP McNulty (2009). Computing singular warps from Procrustes aligned coordinates. Journal of Human Evolution, 57, 191-194.

KL Baab, KP McNulty (2009). Size, shape, and asymmetry in fossil hominins: the status of the LB1 cranium based on 3D morphometric analyses. Journal of Human Evolution, 57, 608-622.

DJ Peppe, KP McNulty, SM Cote, WEH Harcourt-Smith, HM Dunsworth, JA Van Couvering (2009). Stratigraphic interpretation of the Kulu Formation (Early Miocene, Rusinga Island, Kenya) and its implications for primate evolution. Journal of Human Evolution, 56, 447-461.

KP McNulty, SR Frost, DS Strait (2006). Examining affinities of the Taung child by developmental simulation. Journal of Human Evolution, 51, 274-296.

K Harvati, SR Frost, KP McNulty (2006). Neandertaler: Vorfahren oder entfernte Verwandte?. Roots//Wurzeln der Menschheit. Katalog zur Ausstellung, 133-139.

KP McNulty (2005). A geometric morphometric assessment of the hominoid supraorbital region: affinities of the Eurasian Miocene hominoids Dryopithecus, Graecopithecus, and Sivapithecus. In (DE Slice, ed) Modern Morphometrics in Physical Anthropology. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 349-373.

K Harvati, SR Frost, KP McNulty (2005). Neanderthal variation and taxonomy—a reply to Ackermann (2005) and Ahern et al. (2005). Journal of Human Evolution, 48, 653-660.

KP McNulty (2004). A geometric morphometric assessment of hominoid crania: conservative African apes and their liberal implications. Annals of Anatomy, 186, 429-434.

K Harvati, SR Frost, KP McNulty (2004). Neanderthal taxonomy reconsidered: Implications of 3D primate models of intra- and interspecific differences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 101, 1147-1152.

KP McNulty (2002). Myths and conceptions of Darwin: refocusing and refuting arguments against evolution. In (A Chesworth, S Hill, K Lipovsky, E Snyder, W Chesworth, eds) Darwin Day Collection One: The Single Best Idea, Ever. Albuquerque: Tangled Bank Press, pp. 277-285.