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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, 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. Fulwood, EL; Shan, S; Winchester, JM; Kirveslahti, H; Ravier, R; Kovalsky, S; Daubechies, I; Boyer, DM, Insights from macroevolutionary modelling and ancestral state reconstruction into the radiation and historical dietary ecology of Lemuriformes (Primates, Mammalia)., Bmc Ecology and Evolution, vol. 21 no. 1 (April, 2021), pp. 60 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Boyer, DM; Schaeffer, LM; Beard, KC, New dentaries of Chiromyoides (Primatomorpha, Plesiadapidae) and a reassessment of the “mammalian woodpecker” ecological niche, Geobios (January, 2021) [doi]  [abs]
  3. Boyer, DM; Jahnke, LM; Mulligan, CJ; Turner, T; 2019 Workshop on Data Sharing in Biological Anthropology,, Response to letters to the editor concerning AJPA commentary on "data sharing in biological anthropology: Guiding principles and best practices"., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 172 no. 3 (July, 2020), pp. 344-346 [doi]
  4. Marigó, J; Minwer-Barakat, R; Moyà-Solà, S; Boyer, DM, First navicular remains of a European adapiform (Anchomomys frontanyensis) from the Middle Eocene of the Eastern Pyrenees (Catalonia, Spain): implications for early primate locomotor behavior and navicular evolution., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 139 (February, 2020), pp. 102708 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Yapuncich, GS; Feng, HJ; Dunn, RH; Seiffert, ER; Boyer, DM, Vertical support use and primate origins., Scientific Reports, vol. 9 no. 1 (August, 2019), pp. 12341 [doi]  [abs]

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