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Faculty Publications

Recent Faculty Publications and Presentations

Rick Feinberg


Polynesian Outliers: The State of the Art (2012), edited by R. Feinberg and R. Scaglion. Ethnology Monographs, No. 21. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Feinberg, R. (2013) We the Taumako: Kinship among Polynesians in the Santa Cruz Islands. Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropology and Related Sciences (2013) [put out by the University of California] 6(1). Special Issue on the New Developments in the Study of Kinship, edited by Dwight Read and Fadwa El Guindi.

Feinberg, R., and Genz, J. (2012) Limitations of language for conveying navigational knowledge: Wayfinding in the southeastern Solomon Islands. American Anthropologist 114, 336-350.


Feinberg, R. (2013) Perils of subsistence production on a South Sea island. Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society.


Marilyn Norconk


Veiga, LM, Barnett, AA, Ferrari, SF, Norconk, MA (2013). Evolutionary Biology and Conservation of Titis, Sakis and Uacaris. Cambridge University Press.

Laurance, W.F., Useche, D. C., Rendeiro, J. et al. (2012) Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature 489, 290-294. [Norconk is one of 166 contributors]

Thompson, C.L., Norconk, M.A., & Whitten, P.L. (2012) Why fight? Selective forces favoring between-group aggression in a variably pair-living primate, the white-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia). Behaviour 149,795-820.

Barnett, A.A., Boyle, S.A., Norconk, M.A. et al. (2012) Terrestrial activity in Pitheciins (Cacajao, Chiropotes, and Pithecia). American Journal of Primatology 74,1106-1127.


Norconk, M.A. (2013). "How hard can it be? Exploring the feeding ecology of sakis." Association of Physical Anthropologists, 144,S55:225. 9-13 April, 2013, Knoxville, TN.

Norconk, M.A. & Conklin-Brittain, N.L. (2012). "Is the lean season in food availability and nutrition reversed in sakis compared with ripe fruit specialists?" XXIV Congress of the International Primatological Society, Cancun, Mexico. (August 12-17). Abstract # 794.

Norconk, M.A. & Veres, M. (2012). "Having their cake and eating it, too—the role of dental specialization in saki feeding ecology." Association of Physical Anthropologists, 144,S55:225. 11-14 April, 2012, Portland, OR.

Mary Ann Raghanti


Perez, S.E., Raghanti, M.A., Hof, P.R., Kramer, L., Ikonomovic, M.D., Lacor, P.N., Erwin, J.M., Sherwood, C.C., Mufson, E.J. (accepted) Alzheimer's Disease pathology in the neocortex and hippocampus of the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Journal of Comparative Neurology.

Bauernfeind, A.L., de Sousa, A.A., Avasthi, T., Dobson, S.D., Raghanti, M.A., Lewandowski, A.H., Zilles, K., Semendeferi, K., Allman, J.M., Craig, A.D., Hof, P.R., Sherwood, C.C. (2013) A volumetric comparison of the insular cortex and its subregions in primates. Journal of Human Evolution doi:pii: S0047-2484(13)00018-3. 10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.12.003.

Raghanti, M.A., Conley, T, Sudduth, J., Erwin, J.M., Stimpson, C.D., Hof, P.R., Sherwood, C.C. (2013) Neuropeptide Y-immunoreactive neurons in the cerebral cortex of humans and other haplorhine primates. American Journal of Primatology 75, 415-424.

Sayers, K. Raghanti, M.A., Lovejoy, C.O.(2012) Human evolution and the chimpanzee referential doctrine. Annual Review of Anthropology 41, 119-138.


Raghanti, M.A., Sudduth, J., Bohush, T., Erwin, J.M., Hof, P.R., Sherwood, C.C. (2012) Humans and great apes share layer- and area-specific increases in cortical neuropeptide Y innervation. Society for Neuroscience Abstract.

Mufson, E.J., Perez, S., Mohammeptedad, N., Kramer, L., Ikonomovic, M.D., Abramson, E., Hof, P.R., Raghanti, M.A. (2012) Gorilla cortex exhibits human-like amyloid plaques but not classic neurofibrillary tangle pathology. Society for Neuroscience Abstract.