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Herman Pontzer (PI)
Associate Professor, Hunter College
hpontzer[at]hunter.cuny.edu
| website | CV
Human & ape energetics, locomotor biomechanics, human evolution


     
     
POST-DOCS  
sam urlacher

 

Sam Urlacher
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
samuel.urlacher[at]hunter.cuny.edu | website | CV

Human evolutionary ecology; energetics; life history theory; immune function; growth and development; health disparities; market integration; field & laboratory methods

 
     
Eric Castillo

 

Eric Castillo
Simons Foundation Fellow (starting July 2017)
castillo.eric[at]gmail.com | website | CV

Evolutionary medicine; back pain, biomechanics

 

 
     
GRADUATE STUDENTS


Elaine Kozma

Elaine Kozma
PhD Student at City University of New York & NYCEP
kozma.elaine[at] gmail.com | website
Climbing mechanics & efficiency in humans, apes, and fossil hominins


   
Kristen Ramirez Kristen Ramirez
PhD Student at City University of New York & NYCEP
kramirez818[at]gmail.com | website
Arboreal adaptations in primates & non-primate mammals




Zane Swanson
PhD Student at City University of New York & NYCEP
zane.s.swanson[at]gmail.com | website
Locomotor biomechanics, functional genetics, human evolution



 
alaina

Alaina Schneider
MA student at Hunter College
Alaina.Schneider36[at]myhunter.cuny.edu | website
Metabolism, immune function, reproduction

 
 

 

 

UNDERGRADUATES Interested in volunteering in the lab?
Email Dr. Pontzer: hpontzer[at]hunter.cuny.edu

 
   

 

ALUMNI


ikhalifa and lauren Lauren Christopher (BA 2016, Hunter College)
PhD student at Harvard University
Energetics, microbiome
 
wren Wren Edwards (MA 2016, Hunter College)
PhD student at Ohio University, Athens
Primate energetics and functional anatomy
 
caitlin Caitlin Thurber (MA 2016, Hunter College)
Faculty at Nassau Community College
Physical activity and energy metabolism in human athletes

Race Across the USA
 
Myra Laird Myra Laird (PhD 2016, New York University)
Post-doc at University of Chicago
ml2989[at]nyu.edu | website | CV
Dietary adaptation in the genus Homo, chewing biomechanics
 
archery Tricia Basdeo (MA 2014, Hunter College)
Biomechanics of archery in Hadza hunter-gatherers.
 
marmoset Kendall Phelps (MA 2014, Hunter College)
Doubly labeled water measures of energy expenditure in marmosets.
 
Cara Ocobock (PhD 2014, Washington University)
Assistant Professor at University at Albany - SUNY
cocobock[at]wustl.edu | website | CV
Human energetics, human physiology, thermoregulation, Finland
 
anna Anna Warrener (PhD 2011, Washington University)
Post-Doctoral Researcher & Lecturer at Harvard University
awarrener[at]fas.harvard.edu | website | CV
Pelvic breadth & locomotor mechanics and energetics