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Douglas M. Boyer, Associate Professor

Douglas M. Boyer
Contact Info:
Office Location:  Biological Sciences Building
Office Phone:  (919) 668-3348
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.dougmboyer.com/

Typical Courses Taught:

  • EVANTH 101, Intro to Evolutionary Anthro
  • EVANTH 101, Intro to Evolutionary Anthro
  • EVANTH 391, Independent Study

Ph.D.State University of New York at Stony Brook2009

Functional Anatomy

Adaptation, Biological • Africa • Algorithms • Allometry • Analysis of Variance • Animals • Anthropology, Physical • Bayes Theorem • Biological Evolution • Body Weight • Calcaneus • Carbon Isotopes • Chemostratigraphy • Diet • Fibula • Fossils • France • Hallux • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted • Imaging, Three-Dimensional • Mammals • Models, Anatomic • Molar • Paleodontology • Paleontology • Pedigree • Phylogeny • Pithecia • Primates • Reproducibility of Results • Strepsirhini • Surface Properties • Talus • Teeth • Tooth • Tooth Crown • Tooth Wear • Tupaia • Weights and Measures • X-Ray Microtomography

Curriculum Vitae
Current Ph.D. Students  

Postdocs Mentored

  • Elizabeth St. Clair (2013)  
  • Judit Marigo (2013)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Boyer, DM; Yapuncich, GS; Dunham, NT; McNamara, A; Shapiro, LJ; Hieronymus, TL; Young, JW, My branch is your branch: Talar morphology correlates with relative substrate size in platyrrhines at Tiputini Biodiversity Station, Ecuador., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 133 (August, 2019), pp. 23-31 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Harrington, AR; Kuzawa, CW; Boyer, DM, Carotid foramen size in the human skull tracks developmental changes in cerebral blood flow and brain metabolism., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 169 no. 1 (May, 2019), pp. 161-169 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Shan, S; Kovalsky, SZ; Winchester, JM; Boyer, DM; Daubechies, I, ariaDNE: A robustly implemented algorithm for Dirichlet energy of the normal, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10 no. 4 (April, 2019), pp. 541-552 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Boyer, DM; Harrington, AR, New estimates of blood flow rates in the vertebral artery of euarchontans and their implications for encephalic blood flow scaling: A response to Seymour and Snelling (2018)., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 128 (March, 2019), pp. 93-98 [doi]
  5. Morse, PE; Chester, SGB; Boyer, DM; Smith, T; Smith, R; Gigase, P; Bloch, JI, New fossils, systematics, and biogeography of the oldest known crown primate Teilhardina from the earliest Eocene of Asia, Europe, and North America., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 128 (March, 2019), pp. 103-131 [doi]  [abs]

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