Biology Building 305
B.S. Purdue University, 1999
Ph.D. The University of Chicago, 2005
Evolutionary and functional morphology of vertebrates, especially reptiles, convergence in morphology and function, paleobiology, biomechanics and modeling of vertebrate functional systems.
I will teach Vertebrate Anatomy this fall. I will also teach Organismal Biology this spring and I look forward to developing courses in herpetology, functional morphology, (macro)evolution, or biomechanics.
Behrensmeyer, A.K. C.T. Stayton, and R.E. Chapman. 2003. Taphonomy and ecology of modern avifaunal remains from Amboseli Park, Kenya. Paleobiology 29:52-70.
Stayton, C.T. 2003. Functional and morphological evolution of the lizard skull. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23 (3S): 100A.
Stayton, C.T. 2004. Functional and morphological evolution of the lizard skull: a geometric morphometrics survey. Journal of Morphology 263:47-59.
Stayton, C.T., and M. Ruta. 2004. Patterns of morphological evolution among early tetrapods: geometric morphometrics of the skull roof of stereospondyls (Amphibia: Temnospondyli). In press: Palaeontology.
Stayton, C.T. Submitted. Functional and morphological convergence among herbivorous lizards. Evolution.