Emily Hammerl

Assistant Professor of Practice Anthropology

Emily Hammerl
PhD – SUNY Buffalo (2012)
Research Assistant Professor

Office: 835 Oldfather Hall

Email: ehammerl2@unl.edu 
Phone: 402-472-7938
Fax: 402-472-9642

Subfield: Biological Anthropology

Major research interests:
Dental anthropology · Life history theory · Paleoanthropology · Skeletal biology · Primate comparative anatomy · Human gross anatomy · Growth and development · Evolution of human childbirth

Publications

Book
Why aren't we chimps? Searching for the genes that make us human.
 Under review. With Ann Downer-Hazel, Judy Diamond, and Levon Abrahamyan.

Articles and chapters
Hammerl EE (2013). Dental Anthropology. In Research Methods in Human Skeletal Biology (pp. 263-292) DiGangi EA and Moore MK (Eds.), Oxford: Academic Press.

Hammerl EE, Baier MA, Reinhard KJ Agave (2015) "Chewing and Dental Wear: Evidence from Quids" published 31 Jul 2015 | PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0133710

Hammerl EE and Sirianni JE. Development, resorption, and exfoliation of the deciduous dentition in Macaca nemestrina (pigtailed macaque). In preparation 

Hammerl EE and Kuykendall KK. Development of the mixed deciduous and permanent dentition of Pan troglodytes: pattern, variation, and the captive effect. In preparation 

Osborne DL and Hammerl EE. Adult male tibial length is dependent on country of birth. In preparation 

Select Conference Presentations

Hammerl, EE Pattern differences in the resorption and exfoliation of deciduous teeth between captive and wild Pan troglodytes. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting. Knoxville, TN. (2013)

Hammerl, EE and Sirianni, JE. Patterns of variation in development of the deciduous dentition of Macaca nemestrina. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting. Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. (2011)

Hammerl, EE and Sirianni, JE. Variability in deciduous dental development in Macaca nemestrina. Midwest Primate Interest Group Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (2010)

Hammerl, EE. The deciduous dentition of catarrhine primates: implications from Macaca nemestrina (pigtailed macaques). Nebraska Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2010)

Hammerl, EE and Sirianni, JE. The developing dentition of fetal Macaca nemestrina: A radiographic study. Northeastern Anthropology Association Annual Meeting, Ithaca, New York. (2007)

Hammerl, EE and Sirianni, JE. A radiographic study of dental development in fetal Macaca nemestrina. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. (2006)

Gonzalez, RA and Hammerl, EE. Biological distance analysis of the Dmanisi molars. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. (2006)

Professional Memberships:
American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2006-present)
Paleoanthropology Society (2006-present)
Dental Anthropology Association (2006- present)

Courses Taught:

ANTH 142: Basics of Biological Anthropology
ANTH 242: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 242L: Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory
ANTH 385: Human Origins
FORS 200: Seminar in Forensic Science
FORS 445/845: Human Remains
FORS 498/898: Special Topics in Forensic Science: Dental Anthropology
FORS 498/898: Special Topics in Forensic Science: Advanced Human Remains