Marcus Young Owl
|Title:||Professor of Physical Anthropology and Primate Biology|
MA, Ph.D, UCLA Post-Doc, University of Illinois
Department of Anthropology:
|ANTH 435||Human Evolution|
|ANTH 363||Natural History of Primates|
|ANTH 437||Primate Ecology|
|ANTH 434||Primate Evolution|
|ANTH 402||Evolutionary Theory|
Department of Biological Sciences: Human Anatomy, Human Biology
Research Focus and Teaching Specialties
Primate anatomy and comparative biology, evolutionary theory, anatomical lexicon, history of physical anthropology and anatomy, science education.
Dr. Marcus Young Owl is a professor and former chair of Anthropology (1995-2001) and Human Development (2006-2007). He has worked on the anatomy of mammalian digestive systems and the nutritional physiology of microtine rodents. He is currently interested in the accessibility of potential college students to science education via new technologies.
- Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006 for The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution.
- Emmy Award 2007 (for contributions to Coastline Course, The Evolving Human) Platinum EVA 2009 (for contributions to Coastline Course, The Cardio-Vascular System)
- Co-author, The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution (2005)
- Contributor to Grizimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia (2003), Three chapters: Structure and function (of mammals), Adaptations to flight, and Old World fruit bats II.
- With G. O. Batzli (1998) The integrated processing response of voles to changes in fiber content in their diets. Functional Ecology.