Anatomical and physiological specialization for aggressive behavior. Evolution and functional morphology of hominins. Biomechanics and evolution of lung ventilation and locomotion. Ontogeny of the vertebrate musculoskeletal system and locomotor performance.
- B.A., Biology & Geology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
- M.A., Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
- Ph.D., Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
David Carrier's research and teaching are focused on the evolutionary morphology of tetrapods and musculo-skeletal biomechanics.