DAVID R CARRIER portrait
  • Professor, Biology

Research Summary

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.

Education

  • 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

Biography

David Carrier's research and teaching are focused on the evolutionary morphology of tetrapods and musculo-skeletal biomechanics.