Areas of Expertise
Paleoanthropology, paleoecology, environmental and ecological context of early human evolution; Africa
Andrew Barr is a paleoecologist and paleoanthropologist whose research focuses on understanding the environmental and ecological context of early human evolution.
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Articles and Presentations
2014 Barr, W.A. "Functional morphology of the bovid astragalus in relation to habitat: Controlling phylogenetic signal in ecomorphology," Journal of Morphology 275: 1201-1216. doi:10.1002/jmor.20279
2014 Barr, W.A., and R.S. Scott. "Phylogenetic comparative methods complement discriminant function analysis in ecomorphology," American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153:663 - 674. doi:10.1002/ajpa.22462
2014 Scott, R.S., and W.A. Barr. "Ecomorphology and phylogenetic risk: Implications for habitat reconstruction using fossil bovids," Journal of Human Evolution 73: 47-57.
2010 Reed, D.N., and W.A. Barr. "A preliminary account of the rodents from Pleistocene levels at Grotte des Contrebandiers (Smuggler's Cave), Morocco," Historical Biology. 22:286-294. doi:10.1080/08912960903562192
Dr. Barr is a developer for PaleoCore, an initiative to develop data standards and digital infrastructure for paleoanthropology. PaleoCore addresses the common scientific challenge of merging results from independent research programs.
Anth 1001: Biological Anthropology
Anth 3491: Topics: Cenozoic Climate and Evolution
Anth 6413: Analytical Methods in Human Evolutionary Studies
Last updated March 28, 2019