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Nanda Grow

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Biological Anthropology

Lecturer

Lecturer

Educational Background

PhD, Biological Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 2013
Altitudinal Effects on the Behavior and Morphology of Pygmy Tarsiers (Tarsius pumilus) in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
MA, Biological Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 2011
BA, Biological Anthropology, (Mathematics), Arizona State University, 2004

Biography

I am a biological anthropologist who specializes in primatology and behavioral ecology. I take an evolutionary approach to understanding the ecological, morphological, and genetic context for primate behavioral adaptations.


Teaching Interests

Biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, primatology, primate evolution, primate behavior, human behavioral ecology, human variation, evolution of sex, evolution of culture

Research Interests

Behavioral ecology, primate evolution and adaptation, altitudinal variation in primate behavior and biology, Tarsier biogeography and speciation, high-altitude primates, body size evolution, Tarsius pumilus, conservation biology

Awards

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2010

National Science Foundation

Lecturer of the Year Nominee, 2019

Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (USU)

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2014

Oxford Brookes University

Dissertation Fellowship, 2012

Texas A&M University

Vision 2020 Dissertation Award, 2012

Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts

Regents Fellowship, 2006

Texas A&M University

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              ANTH 4800 - Introduction to the Living Primates, Spring 2020

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2020

              ANTH 4250 - Behavioral Ecology, Fall 2019

              ANTH 5900 - Independent Studies, Fall 2019

              ANTH 2010 - Peoples of the Contemporary World, Fall 2019

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Fall 2019

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Fall 2019

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Fall 2019

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Summer 2019

              ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Spring 2019

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2019

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2019

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Spring 2019

              ANTH 2010 - Peoples of the Contemporary World, Fall 2018

              ANTH 2010 - Peoples of the Contemporary World (Online), Fall 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Fall 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race (Online), Fall 2018

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology (Online), Fall 2018

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Fall 2018

              ANTH 4800 - Sex, Evolution, and Health, Fall 2018

              ANTH 4800 - Topics in Anthropology, Fall 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Summer 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2018

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race (Online), Spring 2018

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology (Online), Spring 2018

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Spring 2018

              ANTH 4800 - Topics in Anthropology, Spring 2018

              ANTH 2010 - Peoples of the Contemporary World, Fall 2017

              ANTH 2010 - Peoples of the Contemporary World, Fall 2017

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Fall 2017

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race (Online), Fall 2017

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology (Online), Fall 2017

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Fall 2017

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race (Online), Summer 2017

              ANTH 4800 - Behavioral Ecology, Spring 2017

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2017

              ANTH 4800 - Primate Behavior, Spring 2017

              ANTH 1020 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Fall 2016

              ANTH 4800 - Introduction to the Living Primates, Fall 2016

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2016

              ANTH 4800 - Primate Behavior, Spring 2016

              ANTh 4800 - Sex, Evolution, and Health, Spring 2016

              ANTH 2010 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Fall 2015

              ANTH 4800 - Introduction to the Living Primates, Fall 2015

              ANTH 3200 - Behavioral Ecology, Spring 2015

              ANTH 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2015

              ANTH 4800 - Sex, Evolution, and Health, Spring 2015

              ANTH 2010 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Fall 2014

              ANTH 4800 - Introduction to the Living Primates, Fall 2014


              Graduate Students Mentored