Anthropology - Research Sponsors



Faculty Sponsor   Course   Sect.   Research Interests

Baab, Karen (email)           Human Evolution, Lemur Evolution, Skull Morphology, Geometric Morphometrics 

Borries, Carola           Competition and the resulting conflicts and their resolutions in primates are main focus of research

Doran-Sheehy, Diane           Behavioral ecology and sociobiology of African apes, and aspects of behavior that elucidate issues of relevance to the study of human evolution 

Grine, Frederick            Hominid fossil record, with particular reference to the problems of alpha taxonomy (species recognition and differentiation) in Pliocene and early Pleistocene and reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships among extinct taxa 

Harmand, Sonia (email)           Early Paleolithic Archaeology, Human Evolution, Lithic Analysis, Africa 

Koenig, Andreas            Evolution of group life and social behavior, alloparental care, feeding ecology and feeding competition, predator-prey interactions, reproductive strategies, seasonality, evolutionary models, community ecology, and conservation

Leakey, Louise           Human Evolution, Paleoecology, Africa

Leakey, Meave           Human Evolution, Primate Evolution, Africa

Leakey, Richard           Human Evolution, Conservation

Martin, Lawrence           Evolution of hominoid primates and development, structure and thickness of dental enamel

Rossie, James            Evolutionary history of primates, particularly hominoids. Investigation of development, homology, and phylogenetic significance of nasal and paranasal anatomy among primates; description and phylogenetic analysis of fossil hominoids and other catarrhines from East Africa; development of methods for reconstructing phylogenetic history which incorporate morphological and paleobiogeographical data 

Smaers, Jeroen           Comparative Methods, Brain Evolution, Macroevolutionary Morphology

Wallace, Ian (email)           Human and Primate Evolution, Functional Morphology, Locomotor Biomechanics, Bone Biology

Wright, Patricia   BIO 489    T35    Research in tropical ecology, primatology, and conservation biology includes a long term study (1986 - present) of the behavioral ecology of Propithecus edwardsi, the Milne Edward's sifaka, in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar

Undergraduate Biology, 107-112 CMM/BLL, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5110 - 631 632-8530, 631-632-1680 (fax)

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