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Ellison McNutt, PhD

Ellison McNutt 2021
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Medical Anatomy
Heritage Hall 367F, Athens Campus


  • Biological Anthropology (PhD), Dartmouth College, 2019
  • Biological Anthropology (MA), Boston University, 2015
  • Biochemistry (BS), Iowa State University, 2013


  • Functional morphology
  • Comparative Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Biological Anthropology

Summary of Work: 

My research uses comparative functional morphology and biomechanics to investigate primate evolution. My current focus is on reconstructing and understanding the evolution of plantigrady in primates and bipedal locomotion in early hominins, in particular Australopithecus.


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