Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology

NYU Department of Anthropology


curriculum vitae






Research Interests

  • paleoanthropology
  • functional morphology
  • hominin bipedalism
  • primate feet



[ Academia | ResearchGate ]

Prang, T.C. 2016. Reevaluating the functional implications of Australopithecus afarensis navicular morphology. Journal of Human Evolution 97: 73-85.

Prang, T.C. 2016. Conarticular Congruence of the Hominoid Subtalar Joint Complex with Implications for Joint Function in Plio-Pleistocene HomininsAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology: 1-12.

Prang, T.C. 2015. Rearfoot posture of Australopithecus sediba and the evolution of the hominin longitudinal arch. Nature Scientific Reports 5: 17677.

Prang, T.C. 2016. The subtalar joint complex of Australopithecus sediba. Journal of Human Evolution 90: 105-119.

Prang, T.C. 2014. Calcaneal robusticity in Plio-Pleistocene hominins: Implications for locomotor diversity and phylogeny. Journal of Human Evolution 80: 135-146.


Selected Presentations

Prang, T.C. & Tocheri, M.W. 2013. Locomotor diversity and midfoot mobility in gorillas [poster]. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN, April 9-13, 2013.


Updated on June 14, 2017