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Justin Ledogar, Assistant Research Professor

Justin Ledogar

My primary research interests focus on feeding biomechanics and dietary adaptations in extant primates, including modern humans, as well as in fossil hominin species. I apply a range of methods in addressing the questions that interest me, including computer-assisted engineering techniques and the mechanical testing of primate foods in the wild.

See my research website here: https://justinledogar.weebly.com

Contact Info:
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Office Phone:  (919) 684-4250
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Web Page:  http://justinledogar.weebly.com

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • EVANTH 235L.001, PRIMATE ANATOMY Synopsis
    Bio Sci 113, TuTh 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
  • EVANTH 235L.01L, PRIMATE ANATOMY Synopsis
    Bio Sci 119, Tu 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
  • EVANTH 235L.02L, PRIMATE ANATOMY Synopsis
    Bio Sci 119, W 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • EVANTH 220.01, HUMAN EVOLUTION Synopsis
    Bio Sci 113, WF 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
  • EVANTH 390S.01, CURRENT TOPICS EVOL ANTH Synopsis
    Bio Sci 041, M 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
Education:

Ph.D.State University of New York, Albany2015

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Cook, RW; Vazzana, A; Sorrentino, R; Benazzi, S; Smith, AL; Strait, DS; Ledogar, JA, The cranial biomechanics and feeding performance of Homo floresiensis, Interface Focus, vol. 11 no. 5 (August, 2021), pp. 20200083-20200083, The Royal Society [doi]  [abs]
  2. Martin, JM; Leece, AB; Neubauer, S; Baker, SE; Mongle, CS; Boschian, G; Schwartz, GT; Smith, AL; Ledogar, JA; Strait, DS; Herries, AIR, Drimolen cranium DNH 155 documents microevolution in an early hominin species., Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol. 5 no. 1 (January, 2021), pp. 38-45 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Sansalone, G; Allen, K; Ledogar, JA; Ledogar, S; Mitchell, DR; Profico, A; Castiglione, S; Melchionna, M; Serio, C; Mondanaro, A; Raia, P; Wroe, S, Variation in the strength of allometry drives rates of evolution in primate brain shape., Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 287 no. 1930 (July, 2020), pp. 20200807 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Mitchell, DR; Sherratt, E; Sansalone, G; Ledogar, JA; Flavel, RJ; Wroe, S, Feeding Biomechanics Influences Craniofacial Morphology at the Subspecies Scale among Australian Pademelons (Macropodidae: Thylogale), Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 27 no. 2 (June, 2020), pp. 199-209, Springer Nature America, Inc [doi]  [abs]
  5. Valenta, K; Daegling, DJ; Nevo, O; Ledogar, J; Sarkar, D; Kalbitzer, U; Bortolamiol, S; Omeja, P; Chapman, CA; Ayasse, M; Kay, R; Williams, B, Fruit Selectivity in Anthropoid Primates: Size Matters, International Journal of Primatology, vol. 41 no. 3 (June, 2020), pp. 525-537 [doi]  [abs]


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