Associate Teaching Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Biological Anthropology
  • Department:

    • Anthropology and Geography
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. in Anthropology, New York University, New York, New York M.A. in Evolutionary Anthropology, Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey B.A. in Anthropology and Asian Language & Literature, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Curriculum Vitae:



Osteology; human evolution; evolution and development of Primates; limb and locomotor development; functional morphology/biomechanics; primate locomotor evolution; influence of environment on morphology and behavior.


Young, Jesse W., with Gabrielle A. Russo, Connie D. Fellmann, Meena A. Thatikunta, and Brad A. Chadwell (2015) Tail Function During Arboreal Quadrupedalism in Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis) and Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A Ecological Genetics and Physiology. 9999A: 1-11.


  • ANTH120, Human Origins and Variation

  • ANTH281A1, Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

  • ANTH373, Human Evolution

  • ANTH472, Human Biology