Students

Resources for current students available on the NYCEP Student Wiki

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


Ariel N Barrera

Department of Anthropology

CUNY Graduate Center & AMNH Richard Gilder Graduate School

Research interests: Phylogenetics, hominin morphology, scientific illustration


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


Adela Cebeiro

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: anatomical and cognitive diversity of early hominins, analysis of lithic technology, primate behavioural ecology, evolutionary theory, experimental archaeology, field archaeology


Aparna Chandrashekar

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: conservation, populationĀ genetics, demography


Audrey Mi-Young Choi

Department of Anthropology

New York University

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


Bailey Colohan

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: skeletal biology, biomechanics, locomotion, life history, and primate and human 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


Kandra Cruz

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: primate reproductive ecology, reproductive energetics, seasonality, life history evolution, endocrinology


Ailis Daly

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, hominin evolution, osteology, functional morphology, bipedalism, biomechanics


Madelynne Dudas

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, Functional Morphology, Hominoid Evolution


Katarina Evans

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: primate behavioral ecology, nutritional ecology, sociality


Elizabeth Fillion

Department of Anthropology

New York University

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


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


Jordan Guerra

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, Evolutionary morphology, Axial skeleton, Bipedalism


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


Alex Idso

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Paleoanthropology, functional morphology, hominin postcranial morphology, primate locomotion, bipedalism, endurance running


Amanda Johnston

Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology

Columbia University

Research interests: behavioral ecology, population genomics, guenon hybridization, primate conservation


Emma Kozitzky

Department of Anthropology

New York University

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


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


Brynn Lowry

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Forest Ecology, Primate Nutritional Ecology, Stable Isotope Biochemistry, Conservation Biology


Maleha Mahmud

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research interests: Primate conservation, physiology, and behavior


Amanda Mancini

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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


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


Stacy-Anne Parke

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Functional Morphology, Molecular genetics, primate reproductive ecology, life history patterns, primate and hominin evolution


Nicholas Post

Richard Gilder Graduate School

American Museum of Natural History

Research interests: Phylogenetics, hominin morphology


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


Julie A. Strain

Department of Anthropology

CUNY Graduate Center

Research interests: human skeletal biology and evolution


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


Xue Wang

Department of Anthropology

New York University

Research interests: Human evolution, vertebrate comparative anatomy, functional morphology, and geometric morphometrics


Evan Wilson

Department of Anthropology

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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