Schroeder Lab

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lab member Publications


Tran, C. N. H., & Schroeder, L. (2021) Common evolutionary patterns in the human nasal region across a worldwide sample. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Early View

Ward, D.L., Schroeder, L., Pomeroy, E., Roy, J.E., Buck, L.T., Stock, J.T., Martin-Gronert, M., Ozanne, S., Silcox, M.T., & Viola, T.B. (2021) Early life malnutrition and fluctuating asymmetry in the rat bony labyrinth. The Anatomical Record. Early View.

Larsen, R.R., Cruz, H.D., Kaplan, J., Fuentes, A., Marks, J., Pigliucci, M., Alfano, M., Smith, D.L. and Schroeder, L. (2020) More than provocative, less than scientific: A commentary on the editorial decision to publish Cofnas (2020). Philosophical Psychology: 1-6. 

Schroeder, L. (2020) The Year in Paleoanthropology: Revolutionary Fossils, Ancient Biomolecules, and Reflections in Ethics and Decolonization. American Anthropologist 122: 306-320.


Pitirri, M. K., Vermeulen, E., Komza, K., & Begun, D. R. (2020). Mandibular shape variation in mainland and insular hylobatids. American Journal of Primatology, e23175.


Schroeder, L. & von Cramon-Taubadel, N. (2020) Hominoid Cranial Evolution. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. 


Ward, D., Pomeroy, E., Schroeder, L., Viola, B., Silcox, M., & Stock, J. (2020) Can bony labyrinth dimensions predict biological sex in archaeological samples? Journal of Archaeological Sciences: Reports 31: 102354.


Ackermann, R.R., Arnold, M.L., Cahill, J.A., Cortes-Ortiz, L., Evans, B., Grant, P.R., Grant, B.R, Hallgrimsson, B., Humphreys, R., Jolly, C.J., Malukiewicz, J., Nidiffer, M.D., Percival, C.J., Ritzman, T., Roos, C., Roseman, C.C., Schroeder, L., Smith, F.H., Warren, K., Wayne, R. & Zinner, D. (2019) Hybridization in human evolution: insights from other organisms. Evolutionary Anthropology 28 (4): 189-209.

Ackermann, R.R. & Schroeder, L. (2020) The emergence of complexity and novelty in the human fossil record. In “Theology and Evolutionary Anthropology: Dialogues in Wisdom, Humility and Grace.” Eds. A. Fuentes and C. Deane-Drummond. Routledge. 29-46.



Komza, K., & Skinner, M. M. (2019). First metatarsal trabecular bone structure in extant hominoids and Swartkrans hominins. Journal of human evolution, 131, 1-21.


Conaway, M., Schroeder, L. & von Cramon-Taubadel, N. (2018) Morphological integration of anatomical, developmental, and functional postcranial modules in the crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166(3):661-670.


von Cramon-Taubadel, N. & Schroeder, L. (2018) Quantitative genetics in The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology, Wenda Trevathan (ed). John Wiley and Sons, Inc.


Schroeder, L. & von Cramon-Taubadel N. (2017) The evolution of hominoid cranial diversity: a quantitative genetic approach. Evolution 71: 2634-2649.


Schroeder, L. & Ackermann R.R. (2017) Evolutionary processes shaping evolution across the Homo lineage. Journal of Human Evolution 111: 1-17.


Schroeder, L., Scott, J.E., Garvin, H.M., Laird, M.F., Dembo, M., Radovčić, D., de Ruiter, D.J., Berger, L.R., & Ackermann, R.R. (2017) Skull diversity in the Homo lineage and the relative position of Homo naledi. Journal of Human Evolution 104: 124-135.


Laird, M.F., Schroeder, L., Dembo, M., Scott, J.E., Radovčić, D, Garvin, H.M., Musiba, C.M., Ackermann, R.R., Schmid, P., Hawks, J., Berger, L.R., de Ruiter, D.J. (2017) The skull of Homo naledi. Journal of Human Evolution 104: 100-123.


Dembo, M., Radovčić, D., Garvin, H.M., Laird, M.F., Schroeder, L., Scott, J.E., Brophy, J., Ackermann, R.R., Musiba, C.M., de Ruiter, D.J., Mooers, A.Ø., Collard, M. (2016) The evolutionary relationships and age of Homo naledi: An assessment using dated Bayesian phylogenetic methods. Journal of Human Evolution 97: 17-26.


von Cramon-Taubadel, N. & Schroeder, L. (2016) Testing the equivalence of modern human cranial covariance structure: Implications for bioarchaeological applications. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 161: 355-366.


Berger, L.R., Hawks, J., de Ruiter, D.J., Churchill, S.E., Schmid, P., Williams, S.A., DeSilva, J.M., Kivell, T., Skinner, M., Musiba, C.M, Cameron, N., Holliday, T.W., Harcourt-Smith, W., Ackermann, R.R., Bastir, M., Brophy, J., Cofran, Z.D., Congdon, K.A., Deane, A.S., Delezene, L., Dembo, M., Elliott, M., Feuerriegel, E.M., Garcia-Martinez, D., Garvin, H.M., Green, D.J., Gurtov, A., Kruger, A., Laird, M.F., Marchi, D., Meyer, M.R., Nalla, S., Negash, E.W., Radovčić, D., Schroeder, L., Scott, J.E., Throckmorton, Z., VanSickle, C., Walker, C.S., Wei, P., & Zipfel, B. (2015) Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi chamber, South Africa. eLife 4: e09560.


Schroeder, L., Roseman, C.C., Cheverud, J.M., Ackermann, R.R. (2014) Characterizing the evolutionary path(s) to early Homo. PloS one 9(12), e114307.


Ackermann, R.R., Schroeder, L., Rogers, J., Cheverud, J.M. (2014) Further evidence for phenotypic signatures of hybridization in descendent baboon populations. Journal of Human Evolution 76: 54-62.