NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Stephen Frost

Associate Professor Department of Anthropology University of Oregon


B.A. 1994, University of California, Long Beach Ph.D. 2001, City University of New York



Tel: (541) 346-5161

Fax: (541) 346-0668


2010 Singleton MS, McNulty KP, Frost SR, Soderberg J, Guthrie EH. Bringing Up Baby: Developmental simulation of the adult cranial morphology of Rungwecebus kipunji. The Anatomical Record 293:388-401.

2009 Frost SR, Haile-Selassie Y, Hlusko L. Cercopithecidae. In (Haile-Selassie Y, WoldeGabriel G, eds.): Ardipithecus kadabba: Late Miocene evidence from the middle Awash, Ethiopia. Univeristy of California Press, Berkeley. Pp. 135-158.

2009 Alcantara D, Carmichael O, Harcourt-Smith WEH, Sterner K, Frost SR, Dutton R, Thompson P, Delson E, Amenta N. Exploration of shape variation using localized components analysis. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 31:1510-1516.

2009 Gilbert CC, Frost SR, Strait DS. Cladistic analysis of extant African papionins using craniodental data. Journal of Human Evolution 57:298-320.

2009 White, T.D., Ambrose, S.H., Suwa, G, Su, D.F., DeGusta, D., Bernor, R.L., Boisserie, J-R., Brunet, M., Delson, E., Frost, S., Garcia, N., Giaourtsakis, I.X., Haile-Selassie, Y., Howell, F.C., Lehmann, T., Likius, A., Pehlevan, C., Saegusa, H., Semprebon, G., Teaford, M., Vrba, E. 2009. Macrovertebrate paleontology and the Pliocene habitat of Ardipithecus ramidus. Science 326:87-93.

2008 Frost SR, Kullmer O. Fossil Cercopithecidae from the Chiwondo Beds, Malawi. Geobios 43:743-749.

2008 Frost SR. Baboons as an evolutionary test case: Reproduction and fitness in baboons. L. Swedell, S. R. Leigh. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 15:301-302.

2008 Gilbert WH, Frost SR. Cercopithecidae. In (Gilbert WH, Asfaw B, eds.): Homo erectus: Pleistocene evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia. University of California Press, Berkeley. Pp. 115-132.

2008 Harcourt-Smith WEH, Tallman L, Frost SR, Rohlf FJ, Delson E. Analysis of selected hominoid joint surfaces using laser scanning and geometric morphometrics: a preliminary report. In (Sargis E, Dagasto M, Eds.): Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology: a tribute to Frederick S. Szalay. Springer, Dordrecht. Pp. 373-384.

2008 Harvati K, Panagopoulou E, Karkanas P, Athanassiou A, Frost SR. Preliminary results of the Aliakmon Paleolithic/Paleoanthropological Survey, Greece, 2004-2005. In (Darlas A, Mihailovic D, eds.): The Palaeolithic of the Balkans. British Archaeological Reports International Series 1819. Archaeopress, Oxford. Pp. 15-20.

2008 Levin NE, Simpson SW, Quade J, Cerling TE, Frost SR. Herbivore enamel carbon isotopic composition and the environmental context of Ardipithecus at Gona, Ethiopia. In (Quade J, Wynne JG, eds.): The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 446. Pp. 215-234.

2007 Frost SR. African Pliocene and Pleistocene cercopithecid evolution and global climatic change. In (Bobe R, Alemseged Z, Behrensmeyer AK, eds.): Hominid environments in the East African Pliocene: an assessment of the faunal evidence. Springer, Dordrecht. Pp. 51-76.

2007 Frost SR. Fossil Cercopithecidae from the Middle Pleistocene Dawaitoli Formation, Middle Awash Valley, Afar Region, Ethiopia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 134:460-471.

2007 Frost SR, Alemseged Z. Middle Pleistocene cercopithecid fauna from Asbole, Ethiopia. Journal of Human Evolution 53:227-259.

2007 Alcantara D, Carmichael O, Delson E, Harcourt-Smith WEH, Sterner K, Frost SR, Dutton R, Thompson P, Aizenstein H, Lopez O, Becker J, Amenta N. Localized components analysis. In (Karssemeijer N, Lilieveldt B, eds.): Information Processing in Medical Imaging, 20th International Conference, IPMI 2007, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, July 2-6, 2007. Proceedings Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4584/2007. Pp. 519-531.

2007 Delson E, Harcourt-Smith WEH, Frost SR, Norris CA. Databases, data access, and data sharing in paleoanthropology: first steps. Evolutionary Anthropology 16:161-163.

2007 Harvati KH, Frost SR. Dental eruption sequences in two fossil colobine genera: implications for the evolution of life histories. International Journal of Primatology 28:705-728.

2006 Frost SR. Virtual Reconstruction C.P.E. Zollikoffer and M. Ponce de Leon. Journal of Anthropological Research 62(2):263-264.

2006 Harvati KH, Frost SR, McNulty KP. Neandertaler: Vorfahren oder entfernte Verwandte? In: Roots: Wurzeln der Menschheit. Rheinisches LandesMuseum Bonn. Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz am Rhein. Pp. 133-139.

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

2006 Panagopoulou E, Harvati K, Karkanas P, Athanassiou A, Elefanti P, Frost SR. The West Macedonia Palaeolithic survey. The Archaeological Research in Macedonia and Thrace [ISSN: 1106-5311] 18: 631-640. [in Greek]

2005 Harvati KH, Frost SR, McNulty KP. Variation in Neandertals/Neandertal taxonomy reconsidered…again – a reply to Ackermann (2005) and Ahern et al. (2005). Journal of Human Evolution 48:653-660.

2005 Harvati KH, Frost SR. Dental eruption sequence in Mesopithecus pentelicus. Acta Paleaontologica Romaniae 5:205-210.

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

2004 Sargis E, Frost SR. Primate Fossil Record W.C. Hartwig. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 123:296-299.

2003 Frost SR, Plummer T, Bishop LC, Ditchfield P, Ferraro J, Hicks J. Partial cranium of Cercopithecoides kimeui from Rawi, Kenya. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 122:191-199.

2003 Frost SR, Marcus LF, Bookstein F, Reddy DP, Delson E. Cranial allometry, phylogeography and systematics of large bodied papionins (Primates: Cercopithecinae) inferred from geometric morphometric analysis of landmark data. The Anatomical Record 275A:1048-1072.

2002 Frost SR, Delson E. Fossil Cercopithecidae from the Hadar Formation and surrounding areas of the Afar Depression, Ethiopia. Journal of Human Evolution 43:687-748.

2001 Frost SR. New Early Pliocene Cercopithecidae from Aramis, Middle Awash Valley, Ethiopia. American Museum Novitates 3350:1-36.

2001 Frost SR. All about cercopithecids: Old World monkeys P. Whitehead, C. Jolly. American Scientist 89:182-183.