Members

Dr. Michael P. Muehlenbein 

Training

Director: Dr. Michael P. Muehlenbein

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Anthropology, Yale University (New Haven, CT), 2004
  • Master of Philosophy in Biological Anthropology, Yale University (New Haven, CT), 2002
  • Master of Science in Public Health in Tropical Medicine and Biostatistics (dual degree), Tulane University School of Public Health (New Orleans, LA), 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Environmental Sciences, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), 1998
  • Department Executive Officer Program, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, 2014
  • Teaching Research Ethics, Indiana University, 2010
  • Certificate in Travel Medicine, Swiss Tropical Institute, 2010

Current Appointments

  • Baylor University:
    – Chair and Full Professor (with tenure), Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2017-present
  • Associate editor, American Journal of Primatology, 2017-present
  • General editor, Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, Cambridge University Press, 2011-present

Michael_muehlenbein@baylor.edu

JEFFREY GASSEN, PhD

Training 369794

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Psychology (Quantitative Methods minor),Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX), 2020
  • Master of Science in Experimental Psychology, Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX), 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha (Omaha, NE), 2012

Appointments

  • Baylor University:
    – Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2020–present
  • Texas Christian University:
    – Research Associate and Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2015–2020

jeffrey_gassen@baylor.edu

Tomasz Nowak

Training

Unknown

  • Baylor University:
    – Doctoral Candidate, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2018-present
  • Central and Eastern European Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care (Kraków, Poland):
    – Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine, Research Methodology, & Critical Appraisal, 2018
  • Jagiellonian University Medical College (Kraków, Poland):
    – Bachelor in Public Health, 2016

Appointments

  • Baylor University:
    – Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2018-present
  • HTA Consulting
    – Analyst (Kraków, Poland), 2016-2018
  • WellBeing – Non-Profit Association for Health Promotion and Education
    – Vice-President and Co-Founder, 2017-present
  • ProHealth65+ Health Promotion and Prevention of Risk – Action for Seniors
    – Research Assistant, 2015
  • Mogielica XXI Human Ecology Study Site (with Prof. Grażyna Jasieńska)
    – Research Assistant, 2014

tomasz_nowak2@baylor.edu

Alexandria Henderson

Training Allie

  • Baylor University:
    – Doctoral Student, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2020-present
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC):
    – Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology

Appointments

  • Baylor University:
    – Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2020-present
  • Nelson Analytical Lab:
    – Laboratory Analyst, 2018-2019

Allie_Henderson1@baylor.edu

Teddy thum

Training Teddy

  • Baylor University:
    – Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2021-present
  • Cambridge University
    – Master of Philosophy in Human Evolutionary Studies
  • Yale University
    – Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Appointments

  • Baylor University:
    – Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2021-present
  • Stowers Institute for Medical Research
    – Research Technician in Rohner Lab, 2018-2020

edward_thum1@baylor.edu

Blair coe Schweiger

TrainingBlair

  • Baylor University
    – Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2021-present
  • B.S. in Anthropology, Arizona State University
    – Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, 1996
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
    – Medical Anthropology Courses, 1997-99
  • University of Arizona
    – Public Health Coursework, 2014

Appointments

  • Baylor University
    – Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2021-present

blair_coeschweiger1@baylor.edu

Other Current and Past Members

Current Doctoral Dissertation Supervision, committee member

Colleen Friedly (2013-present) (Indiana University)
Liz Hall (2014-present) (Purdue University)

Undergraduate Laboratory Supervision, primary advisor (Baylor University)

Samantha Heczko (2018-present)
Grace Jolley (2019-present)
Noah Que (2019-present)

Undergraduate Thesis Supervision, primary advisor (Baylor University)

Sarah Cruthirds (2018-present)
Sophie Brown (2018-present)

Post-Doctoral Scholar, primary advisor (University of Texas, San Antonio)

Dr. Eric Shattuck (2015-2017)

Visiting Researcher Supervised in Laboratory, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Dr. Alexander Georgiev (2013)
Dr. Davide Ponzi (2012)

Post-Doctoral Scholar, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Dr. Krista Milich (2015)

Completed Doctoral Dissertation Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Dr. Eric Shattuck (2010-2015)
Dr. Sean P. Prall (2008-2014)
Dr. Laurah B. Turner (2008-2012)
Dr. Lisa L. Becker (2007-2012)

Other Doctoral Dissertation Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Leigh Ann Martinez
Cari Lewis
Hidemi DeHayes

Completed Doctoral Dissertation Supervision, committee member

Dr. Kelly Baute (2008-2014) (Indiana University)
Dr. David Sampson (2008-2013) (Indiana University)
Dr. Evelyn Rynkiewicz (2008-2013) (Indiana University)
Dr. Alexia Franzidis (2009-2012) (Indiana University)
Dr. Alejandra E. Estrin (Dashe) (2004-2008) (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Completed Masters Degree Supervision, committee member

Amy Harris (2009-2010) (University of Indianapolis)
Andrea Lemke (2005-2010) (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Laura Zellmer (2006-2010) (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Dr. Michael Deeken (2005-2008) (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Elisabeth Thimke (Sucharda) (2005-2007) (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Completed Masters Degree Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Kurt White (2013-2016)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Caitlin McComb (2013-2014)
Gretchen Zoeller (reader only) (2013-2014)
Angela Traycoff (reader only) (2013-2014)
Jeremy Borniger (2009-2011)
Adeel Chaudhry (2009-2011)
Nancy Livingston (2008-2009)

Undergraduate Individualized Major Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Grace Douglas (2014-2015)
Jessica Neisler (2014-2015)
Morgan Eldridge (2012-2015)
Devin Jacobs (2012-2014)
Hidemi DeHays (2009-2011)

Undergraduate I400 Capstone Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Brent Donovan (2013)
Zachary Palmer (2012)
Christina Charles (2009-2010)
Katherine Scherschel (2009-2010)
Julia Graeser (2008-2009)

Undergraduate Research Experience Supervision, Summer Program in Animal Behavior, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Marley Alford (Bard College) (2014)
Valerie Metzler (Eastern Mennonite University) (2011)
Sierra Stringfield (University of Michigan) (2010)

Undergraduate Laboratory Supervision, primary advisor (Indiana University)

Isabel Bradley (2014-2015)
George Armstrong (2013-2015)
Michael Spors (2013-2015)
Emilee Larson (2013-2015)
Krystiana Krupa (2012-2014)
Tim O’Sullivan (2012-2013)
Kelsey Black (2012-2013)
Zoe Bilello (2012-2013)
Viraj Maniar (2012-2013)
Katie Byrd (2009-2012)
Hidemi DeHays (2009-2012)
Andrew Nejad (2009-2011)
Tirajeh Saadatzadeh (2009-2011)
Laurenne Young (2009-2010)
Julian Lawitschka (2009)
Claire Detrich (2008-2010)

Undergraduate Laboratory Supervision, primary advisor (University of Texas, San Antonio)

Kayla Torres (2015-2017)
Emily Teague (2015-2017)
Calypso Rynkowski (2015-2017)
Alexandra Holdbrook (2015-2017)
Avery Bessette (2015-2016)
Christian Dupuy (2015-2016)
Elisha Gray (2015-2017)
Samantha Mendoza (2015-2017)