Rachel H. Dunn

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E-Mail: RHDUNN(at)jhmi.edu
Phone: 443-287-3902

1830 E. Monument St., Room 303
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA




  • Education:


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009
    M.A., Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005
    B.A., Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

  • Research Focuses:
  • Dissertation Research (Ph.D.): Mammalian Postcranial Evolution and Primate Extinction in the Middle Eocene of North America.

    Current research:
    Postcranial functional morphology
    Ecomorphology
    Eocene mammals
    Uintan North American Land Mammal Age
    Primate functional morphology

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  • Curriculum vitae

  • Publications and Abstracts:
  • Dunn, R. H. 2010. Additional postcranial remains of omomyid primates from the Uinta Formation, Utah andimplications for the locomotor behavior of large-bodied omomyids. Journal of Human Evolution 58: 406-417. (view from Elsevier JHE page)

    Murphy, P.C. and R.H. Dunn. 2009. Hemiacodon engardae, a new species of omomyid primate from the earliest Uintan Turtle Bluff member of the Bridger Formation, Southwestern Wyoming, USA. Journal of Human Evolution 57:123-130. (view from Elsevier JHE page)

    Dunn R. H. and K. D. Rose. 2010. Evolution of Early Eocene Palaeosinopa (Mammalia, Pantolestidae) in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Annual Meeting Abstracts:84A. (Poster)

    Dunn, R. H. 2010. Leping adaptations in the hindlimb of middle Eocene omomyid primates from the Uinta Formation, Utah and MIssion Valley Formation, California. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 141(S50):97-98. (Podium Presentation)

    Dunn, R.H. and D.T. Rasmussen. 2009. Skeletal morphology of a new genus of Eocene insectivore (Mammalia, Erinaceomorpha) from Utah. Journal of Mammalogy 90(2):321-331.

    Dunn, R.H. 2009. Postcranial morphology of Zionodon, a new genus of insectivore from the Uinta Formation, Utah. Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions, 3:57. (2009 NAPC)

    Dunn, R.H. and D.T. Rasmussen. 2007. Skeletal morphology and locomotor behavior of Pseudotomus eugenei (Rodentia, Paramyinae) from the Uinta Formation, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(4):987-1006. (view from JVP page)

    Dunn, R.H. 2007. New tarsals of Ourayia and Chipetaia, omomyine primates from the Unita Formation, Utah. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 132(S44):103.

    Dunn, R.H., Julia M. Sybalsky, Glenn C. Conroy, and D. Tab Rasmussen. 2006. Hindlimb adaptations in Ourayia and Chipetaia, relatively large-bodied omomyine primates from the Middle Eocene of Utah. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 131:303-310. (view from Wiley AJPA page)

    Dunn, R.H., Julia M. Sybalsky, Glenn C. Conroy, and D. Tab Rasmussen. 2006. Hindlimb adaptations in Ourayia and Chipetaia, relatively large-bodied omomyine primates from the Middle Eocene of Utah. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 129(S42):85.

    Dunn, R. & D.T. Rasmussen. 2004. Large Rodent from the Middle Eocene of Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3A):53A.



               
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