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Kathleen M. Muldoon, Ph.D.

Title(s):
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Department(s):
Anatomy

Education:
2006, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
2003, A.M., Washington University in St. Louis
2000, M.A., University of Toronto
1999, H.B.Sc., University of Toronto

Websites:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~anthro/faculty/Muldoon.html
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~kmuldoon
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~kmuldoon/introduction.swf

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
Department of Anatomy
HB 7100
Hanover NH 03755

Office: Remsen 230
Phone: 603-650-1638
Fax: 603-650-1637
Email: Kathleen.M.Muldoon[at]dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Colleen King
Asst. Phone: 603-650-1636
Asst. Email: Colleen.B.King[at]dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Teaching: Evolutionary perspectives on human anatomy and human variation; Development of innovative teaching tools

Research: Primate evolution and ecology; Vertebrate paleontology, Paleoecology and biogeography; Paleobiology; Conservation; Madagascar

Grant Information:

2013 American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant
2008-10, 2013 The Claire Garber Goodman Fund
2009, American Association of Physical Anthropology Professional Development Grant
2007, American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant

Courses Taught:

Human Anatomy and Embryology (ANAT 111 & 112)
Human Osteology (ANTH 043)
Primate Extinctions: Past and Present (ANTH 50.09)


Selected Publications:

 

  • Muldoon KM, Crowley BE, Godfrey LR, Rasoamiaramanana A, Aronson A, Jernvall J, Wright PC, Simons EL (2012) Early Holocene fauna from a new subfossil site: a first assessment from Christmas River, south central Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation and Development 7, 23-29

  • Kamilar JM, Muldoon KM, Lehman SM, and Herrera J (2012) Testing Bergmannís rule and the resource seasonality hypothesis in Malagasy primates using GIS-based climate data. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147, 401-408.

  • Burrows AM, Muldoon KM, Sylvester AD, eds (2011) New Models and Insights into Primate Evolutionary Morphology (Special Issue). Anatomy Research International (doi:10.1155/2011/895175/)

  • Muchlinski MN, Godfrey LR, Muldoon KM, and Tongasoa L (2011) Evidence for dietary niche separation based on infraorbital foramen size variation among subfossil lemurs. Folia Primatologica 81, 330-345

  • Kamilar JM and Muldoon KM (2010) Climatic niche diversity of Malagasy primates: a phylogenetic perspective. PLOS One 5, e11073.

  • Muldoon KM (2010) Paleoenvironment of Ankilitelo Cave (late Holocene, southwestern Madagascar): implications for the extinction of giant lemurs. Journal of Human Evolution 58: 338-352

  • Muldoon KM and Goodman SM (2010) Ecological biogeography of Malagasy non-volant mammals: community structure is correlated with habitat. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1144-1159

  • Muldoon KM, DeBlieux DD, Simons EL, and Chatrath PS (2009) The subfossil occurrence and paleoecological significance of small mammals at Ankilitelo Cave, southwestern Madagascar. Journal of Mammalogy 90, 1111-1131

  • Muldoon KM and Simons EL (2007) Ecogeographic size variation in small-bodied subfossil primates from Ankilitelo, SW Madagascar. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 134, 152-161.

  • Kelley EA, Sussman RW and Muldoon KM (2007) The status of lemur species at Antserananomby: an update. Primate Conservation 22, 71-77.