Stephanie A. Maiolino, PhD

STEPHANIE A. MAIOLINO, PHD

Lecturer

Integrative Anatomy Group, Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

University of Missouri, 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 Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

M263 Medical Sciences Bldg.

One Hospital Drive

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65212

Email

maiolinos@missouri.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