Stephanie A. Maiolino, PhD

STEPHANIE A. MAIOLINO, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anatomical Sciences

Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Education

2015, PhD, Physical Anthropology, Stony Brook University

Dissertation: Comparative Morphology of Primate Distal Phalanges: Implications for Early Primate Evolution and the Origins of the Primate Nail

Advisor: William L. Jungers, PhD

2010, MA, Anthropology, Stony Brook University

2005, BS, Evolutionary Anthropology, Rutgers University

2005, BS, Computer Science, Rutgers University

Contact

Dept. of Anatomical Sciences

Health Science Center, T8 (040)

Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Stony Brook, NY 11794-8081

Email

stephanie.maiolino@stonybrook.edu

Research Interests

  • Mammalian hand & foot morphology
  • Grasping & prehension
  • Evolution of claws & nails
  • Grooming "claws" in primates
  • Primate origins and diversification
  • Eocene primate palaeobiology 

Teaching Interests

  • Dissection-based gross anatomy
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Biological anthropology
  • Comparative vertebrate anatomy
  • Mammalogy
  • Primate evolution