Students


Alexis Amann

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavior and ecology, captive animal managment


Julia Arenson

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Primate cranial morphology, cercopithecid evolution, geographic variation


Claudia Astorino

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Craniodental morphology; dental evolutionary development; sexual dimorphism; mammalian evolution; vertebrate paleontology


Monica Avilez

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Functional morphology and locomotion, geometric morphometrics, primate and hominin evolution


Carly Batist

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavior, communication, evolution of sociality, fission-fusion dynamics (particularly in lemurs, Varecia spp.)


Nina Beeby

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavioral ecology, nutritional ecology, lemurs, conservation


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


Emma Cancelliere

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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


Santiago Cassalett

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Primate nutritional ecology, conservation biology, Malagasy primate ecology


Paola Cerrito

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Biological Anthropology, Paleoanthropology, Upper Paleolithic, Dental Anthropology, Life History Evolution, The Evolution of Childhood


Audrey Mi-Young Choi

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Postcranial functional morphology, Morphology and behavior of primate locomotor ontogeny, Primate evolution


Christina Costa

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Epigenetics and the evolution of gene regulation, Stress response, Comparative primate genomic, Gene x environment interactions and plasticity, Genetic basis of environmental adaptations


Jordan Crowell

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Functional morphology, early primate evolution


Alexandra DeCasien

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: How sexual selection has shaped primate brain evolution


Katarina Evans

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavioral ecology, nutritional ecology, sociality


Jennifer Eyre

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: postcranial functional morphology, hominin evolution, locomotion, obstetrics


Elizabeth Fillion

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Hominin evolution, East African Plio-Pleistocene, paleoecology, paleoenvironment reconstruction


Holly Fuong

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology

Columbia University

Research interests: behavioral ecology, antipredator behavior, social networks, animal communication, conservation


Julia Galway-Witham

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Hominin palaeobiology; virtual anthropology; phylogenetics; hybridisation; philosophy of palaeoanthropology


Dagmawit Abebe Getahun

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, geometric morphometrics, primate paleontology


Jessica Gunson

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: sexual selection, reproductive strategies, sexual signaling, behavioral ecology


Megan Henriquez

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Primate nutritional ecology, hamadryas baboon ecology (Papio hamadryas), behavioral ecology


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


Clare Kimock

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: quantitative genetics, evolution of sexual dimorphism, dental morphology and development


Emma Kozitzky

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Hominin evolution, dental anthropology, European Pleistocene, history of evolutionary theory


Elaine Kozma

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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


Raquel Lamela Lopez

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: ecomorphology, paleoenvironmental reconstructions, Pliocene and Pleistocene paleoecology, hominin evolution, geometric morphometrics


Elissa Ludeman

Department of Anthropology

New York University

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


Amanda Mancini

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: landscape genetics, spatial ecology, conservation, lemurs


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: Cercopithecid dentition, dental functional morphology, Geometric Morphometrics


Laura Newman

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Primate behavior and the evolution of social behaviors, endocrinology, and genetics


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


Megan Petersdorf

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: sexual selection, animal communication, reproductive strategies, evolution of mating systems


Rachel Petersen

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: endocrinology, immunology, sexual selection, cryptic female choice


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: functional morphology, biomechanics, hominin evolution, suspension, hominoid locomotion


Christopher Smith

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: paleoanthropology, craniofacial morphology, evolution of the hominin cranial base and inner ear, scientific visualization


Jeff Spear

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: comparative paleomorphology of primates, primate evolution, evolutionary transitions, functional morphology


Emma Thurau

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: behavioral ecology, primate nutritional ecology and plant secondary compounds


Amber Trujillo

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Forensic Anthropology, Environmental DNA (eDNA), Biodiversity


Darice Westphal

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: population genetics, speciation, adaptive radiations


Evan Wilson

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, Early Stone Age technology, hominin cognition and behavior