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Burt A Rosenman

Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Kent State University
Office: CSP 353

Human Evolution

Spinal evolution

Evolution Pedagogy


Biology: Organisms (3 cr.)

General Biology II (3 cr.)

General Biology Laboratory I (1 cr.)

General Biology Laboratory II (1 cr.)

Biological Evolution (3 cr.)

Anatomy and Physiology I (4 cr.)

Anatomy and Physiology II (4 cr.)

Evolution (3 cr.)

First Year Seminar (2 cr.)


Book Chapters

Rosenman, B.A., Lovejoy, C.O., McCollum, M.A. (2002). The development of the vertebral column . In R.A. Walker, C.O. Lovejoy, M.E. Bedford, W.Yee (Eds.), Skeletal and Developmental Anatomy for Students of Chiropractic (pp. 53-79) Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis.

Journal Articles

McCollum MA, Rosenman BA, Suwa G, Meindl RS, Lovejoy, CO (2010 ). Lumbar vertebral number in the last common ancestor of African apes and hominids . Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution ,314B , 123-134.

Lovejoy, C.O., McCollum, M.A., Reno, P.L., Rosenman, B.A. (2003 ). Developmental biology and human evolution . Annual Review of Anthropology ,32 , 85-109.

Hamrick, M.W., Rosenman, B.A., and Brush, J.A. (1999 ). Phalangeal morphology of the Paromomyidae (?Primates, Plesiadapiformes): The evidence for gliding behavior reconsidered . American Journal of Physical Anthropology ,109 , 397-413.