News from Functional Anatomy & Evolution
Read our latest announcements about department updates, honors and publications.
Congratulations to the graduating class of the Master of Science in Anatomy Education 2020-2021! They have worked very hard throughout the year and have achieved great levels of success in moving to the next steps of their career / education!
Gabriel Bever was promoted to Associate Professor of Functional Anatomy and Evolution, effective February 1, 2021. A full-time faculty member in the Center, Dr. Bever earned his PhD in Paleobiology from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kristen Prufrock has defended her dissertation, “Ontogeny of the Masticatory System in Strepsirrhines”. Congratulations, Dr. Prufrock!
Dr. Christopher Ruff was appointed Professor Emeritus of Functional Anatomy and Evolution, effective July 3, 2020, following his retirement as Director of the Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, a role he has held since 2001.
Elizabeth St Clair was promoted to Assistant Professor of Functional Anatomy and Evolution, effective July 1, 2020. A full time faculty member in the Center, Dr. St Clair earned an undergraduate degree in Speech Sciences and an MSc in Human Evolution and Behavior from University College London.
Christine Harper has defended her dissertation, “External Morphological Variation of Extant and Fossil Hominid Calcanei”. Congratulations, Dr. Harper!
Cory Sandone has been named Interim Director of the Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution. Ms. Sandone assumed this role effective July 3, 2020, following the retirement of Chris Ruff who served as Director of the Center since 2001.