Lauren Price

Associate Professor 10 Months Email Hale Hall, Room 112

Courses Taught

BIO 170T/L Human Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 171T/L Human Anatomy & Physiology II

BIO 451      Human Evolutionary Anatomy


  • BA, New York University, 2004 – Magna cum Laude
  • PhD, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 2012


  • Lauren B. Halenar-Price, Claire A. Kirchhoff, Claire E. Terhune and Siobhan B. Cooke, Potential association between pterion suture pattern and incidence of craniodental lesions in platyrrhines, American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177(S73) 2022, 78.
  • Lauren Halenar-Price, Siobhan B. Cooke, Zachary S. Klukkert, Zana Sims, Juan Almonte, Phillip Lehman and Melissa Tallman, Quantifying intraspecific variation in a Caribbean fossil primate, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S69 2020, 111-112.
  • Leandro Aristide, Andre Strauss, Lauren B. Halenar-Price, Emmanuel Gilissen, Francisco Cruz, Castor Cartelle, Alfred Rosenberger, Ricardo Lopes, Sergio dos Reis and S. Ivan Perez, Cranial and endocranial diversity in extant and fossil atelids (Platyrrhini: Atelidae): A geometric morphometric study, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 169(2) 2019, 322-331.
  • Zachary Klukkert, Lauren B. Halenar-Price, Juan Almonte, Oleg Shevchuk, Phillip Lehman and Siobhan Cooke, Newly-discovered craniomandibular remains preserve the first known incisors of the extinct Dominican monkey Antillothrix bernensis, The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Journal, 33(1S) 2019, 612.
  • Siobhan B. Cooke, Lauren B. Halenar-Price, Laura Stroik, Andres Link, Gustavo A. Giraldo Correa, Brian Shearer, Ryan Knigge and Melissa Tallman, First complete primate skull from La Venta, Colombia, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S68 2019, 48.
  • Lauren B. Halenar-Price, Brian Shearer, Claire E. Terhune, Caitlin Yoakum and Siobhan Cooke, Get an eyeful of this: Gross anatomy and morphometrics of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri) interorbital region, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S68 2019, 95.
  • Lauren B. Halenar-Price and Melissa Tallman, Investigating the effect of endocranial volume on cranial shape in platyrrhines and the relevance of this relationship to interpretations of the fossil record, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 169(1) 2019, 12-30.
  • Brian M. Shearer, Siobhan B. Cooke, Lauren B. Halenar, Samantha L. Reber, Jeanette E. Plummer, Eric Delson and Melissa Tallman, Evaluating causes of error in landmark-based data collection using scanners, PLoS One, 12(11) 2017, 1-37.
  • Lauren B. Halenar, Siobhan B. Cooke, Alfred L. Rosenberger and Renato Rimoli, New cranium of the endemic Caribbean platyrrhine, Antillothrix bernensis, from La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic, Journal of Human Evolution, 106 2017, 133-153.
  • Lauren Halenar and Siobhan Cooke, What is a genus? Understanding craniodental diversity in Callicebus, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S64 2017, 207.
  • Alfred Rosenberger, Tim Smith, Valerie DeLeon, Anne Burrows, Rob Schenck and Lauren Halenar, Eye size and set in small-bodied fossil primates: a three-dimensional method, The Anatomical Record, 299 2016, 1671-1689.
  • Siobhan Cooke, Justin Gladman, Lauren Halenar, Zachary Klukkert and Alfred Rosenberger, The paleobiology of the recently-extinct platyrrhines of Brazil and the Caribbean in M. Ruiz-Garcia and J. Shostell (Eds.), Phylogeny, Molecular Population Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, and Conservation of the Neotropical Primates, New York: Nova Science (2016), pp. 41-90.
  • Brian Shearer, Lauren Halenar, Zachary Klukkert, Anthony Pagano, CY Tang and Joy Reidenberg, New insights into Alouatta vocal tract anatomy and functional morphology via CT and MRI, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S62 2016, 289.
  • Jacob C. Dunn, Lauren B. Halenar, Thomas G. Davies, Jurgi Cristobal-Azkarate, David Reby, Dan Sykes, Sabine Dengg, W. Tecumseh Fitch and Leslie A. Knapp, Evolutionary Trade-Off between Vocal Tract and Testes Dimensions in Howler Monkeys, Current Biology, 25 2015, 2839-2844.

Awards & Honors

  • Theresa Patnode Santmann Bioscience Faculty Development Program Award: New insights into howler monkey vocal tract anatomy via 3-dimensional imaging technology, January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.
  • Theresa Patnode Santmann Health Science Faculty Development Program Award: What is a genus? Understanding craniodental diversity in Callicebus, January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.
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