My current research focuses on vertebrate evolutionary morphology and systematics, particularly in the modern avian clade. More broadly, I am interested in the patterns of morphological and ecological disparity in vertebrates, and how fossils can inform our understanding of the processes and circumstances that generated this disparity. Secondarily, I have a strong interest in locomotor biomechanics and physiology of living species of vertebrates, particularly birds. I am also interested in comparative phylogenetic methods and their utility in investigating the evolution of form and function in birds and other vertebrates.

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A roundup of my current research projects and outreach activities.

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