NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Lauren Halenar

Assistant Professor Department of Biology Farmingdale State College, SUNY Project Coordinator NYCEP/IGERT

Education

B.A. 2004, New York University Ph.D. 2012, City University of New York

Contact

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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Dunn, JC, Halenar, LB, Davies, TG, Cristobal-Azkarate, J, Reby, D, Sykes, D, Dengg, S, Fitch, WT, and Knapp, LA. (2015) Evolutionary trade-off bewteen vocal tract and testes dimensions in howler monkeys. Current Biology 25: 2839-2844.

Halenar, LB, and Rosenberger, AL. (2013) A closer look at the “Protopithecus” fossil assemblages: new genus and species from Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Human Evolution 65: 341-478.

Halenar, LB. (2011) Reconstructing the locomotor repertoire of Protopithecus brasiliensis I: Body size. The Anatomical Record 294: 2024-2047.

Halenar, LB. (2011) Reconstructing the locomotor repertoire of Protopithecus brasiliensis II: Forelimb morphology. The Anatomical Record 294: 2048-2063.

Rosenberger, AL, Halenar, LB, and Cooke, SB. (2011) The making of platyrrhine semi-folivores: models of the evolution of folivory in primates. The Anatomical Record 294: 2112-2130.

Edited Volumes:

Cooke, SB, Gladman, JT, Halenar, LB, Klukkert, ZS, and Rosenberger, AL. (2016) The paleobiology of the recently-extinct platyrrhines of Brazil and the Caribbean. In Ruiz-Garcia, M, and JM Shostell (Eds) Phylogeny, Molecular Population Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, and Conservation of the Neotropical Primates. New York: Nova Science, p. 41-90.

Rosenberger, AL, Cooke, SB, Halenar, LB, Tejedor, MF, Hartwig, WC, Novo, NM, and Muñoz-Saba, Y. (2015) Fossil Alouattins and the origins of Alouatta: Craniodental diversity and interrelationships. In Kowalewski, M, P Garber, L Cortes-Ortiz, B Urbani, and D Youlatos (eds) Howler Monkeys: Adaptive Radiation, Systematics, and Morphology. New York: Springer, p. 21-54.

Youlatos, D, Couette, S, and Halenar, LB. (2015) Morphology of howler monkeys: a review and quantitative analyses.  In Kowalewski, M, P Garber, L Cortes-Ortiz, B Urbani, and D Youlatos (eds) Howler Monkeys: Adaptive Radiation, Sytematics, and Morphology. New York: Springer, p. 133-176.

Rosenberger, AL, Halenar, LB, Cooke, SB,and Hartwig, WC. (2008) Morphology and Evolution of the Spider Monkey, Genus Ateles. In C Campbell (ed) Spider Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of the Genus Ateles.  New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 19-49.

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts:

Shearer, BM, Halenar, LB, Klukkert, ZS, Pagano, AS, Tang, CY, and Reidenberg, JS. (2016) New insights into Alouatta vocal tract anatomy and functional morphology via CT and MRI (abstract) American Journal of Physical Anthropology S62: 289.

Halenar, LB. (2015) Investigating the variation at pterion across platyrrhines, with special attention to Alouatta (abstract) AJPA S60: 157.

Halenar, LB, Cooke, SB, Rosenberger, AL, and Rimoli, R. (2014) New cranium of the endemic Caribbean platyrrhine, Antillothrix bernensis, from La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic (abstract) AJPA S58: 133.

Shearer, BM, Tallman, M, Cooke, SB, Halenar, LB, Reber, SL, Plummer, J, and Delson, E. (2014) Evaluating causes of error in landmark-based data collection using scanners (abstract) AJPA S58: 237.

Halenar, LB and Tallman, M. (2013) Investigating the relationship between endocranial volume and cranial shape in Alouatta (abstract) AJPA. S56: 141.

Halenar, LB, Cooke, SB, Tallman, M, and Almecija, S. (2012) Paralouatta, the Cuban enigma: evidence from craniodental morphology (abstract) AJPA S54: 159.

Tallman, M, Halenar, LB, Cooke, SB, and Almecija, S. (2012) Paralouatta, the Cuban enigma: evidence from postcranial morphology (abstract) AJPA S54: 282.

Halenar, LB.(2011) How big is “giant”? New body size estimates for Protopithecus brasiliensis (abstract) AJPA S52: 154.

Halenar, LB.(2010) Forelimb morphology and locomotor profile of Protopithecus and Caipora (abstract) AJPA S50: 121.

Halenar, LB. (2009) The mandible of Protopithecus brasiliensis: implications for fossil hyoid reconstruction in alouattins (abstract) AJPA S48: 143.

Halenar, LB. (2008) Agreement between interspecific variation in vocalization patterns and cranial base morphology in Alouatta: preliminary results and future directions (abstract) AJPA S46: 111.

Cooke, SB, Halenar, LB, Rosenberger, AL, Tejedor, MF, and Hartwig, WC. (2007) Protopithecus, Paralouatta, and Alouatta: The making of a platyrrhine folivore (abstract) AJPA S44: 90.