Vance Powell

Vance Powell

Email:
vpowell@gwmail.gwu.edu

Vance Powell is interested in functional anatomy and post-cranial morphometric comparisons of early hominins and archaic Homo sapiens. Future research interests may include the role of diet and foraging strategies on the evolution of hominin functional morphology.

Education

BA in Anthropology, University of South Florida, Tampa, 2011


Year Entered GW Program: 2012
Advisor: Bernard A. Wood

Publications

Conference Presentations

V. Powell, S. Almécija, W. A. Barr, B. A. Wood.  2016.  Patterns of Variation in the Hominoid Appendicular Skeleton: Implications for fossil hominins. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, Georgia

V. Powell.  2015.  Plantar Pressure Distribution Patterns During Carrying: Implications for Inferring Behavior from Fossil Footprints. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Saint Louis, Missouri.

V. Powell, M. W. Grabowski, N. T. Roach, B. G. Richmond.  2014.  Morphological Integration in the Hominoid Shoulder and Forelimb. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Alberta, Canada. 

 

Distinctions

2013-2016  Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation