? Robert Scott, Ph.D.

working in Indonesia

Contact Rob:

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology and
Center for Human Evolutionary Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
131 George Street, RAB 306
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414

848-932-9395 phone
732-932-1564 fax


This is a list of selected publications. For a complete list, please view my CV.

2016. Coiner-Collier, S., R.S. Scott, J. Chalk, S.M. Cheyne, P. Constantino, N.J. Dominy, A.A. Elgart, H. Glowacka, L.C. Loyola, K. Ossi-Lupo, M. Raguet-Schofield, M.G. Talebi, E.A. Sala, P. Sieradzy, A.B. Taylor, C.J. Vinyard, B.W. Wright, N. Yamashita, , P.W. Lucas, & E.R. Vogel. Primate dietary ecology in the context of food mechanical properties. Journal of Human Evolution.

2014. Scott, R.S., & A.W. Barr. Ecomorphology and phylogenetic risk: implications for habitat reconstruction using fossil bovids. Journal of Human Evolution 73: 47-57. doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.02.023

2012. Scott, R.S., P.S. Ungar, & M.F. Teaford. Dental microwear textures and anthropoid diets. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147 (4): 551-579. doi:10.1002/ajpa.22007

2012. Kaya, T., S. Mayda, D.S. Kostopoulos, M.C. Alcicek, G. Merceron, A. Tan, S. Karakutuk, A.K. Giesler, & R.S. Scott. Serefköy-2, a new late Miocene mammalian locality from the Yatagan Formation, Mugla, SW Turkey. Comptes Rendus Palevol 11 (1): 5-12. doi:10.1016/j.crpv.2011.09.001

2012. Pante, M.C., R.J. Blumenschine, S.D. Capaldo, & R.S. Scott. Validation of bone surface modification models for inferring fossil hominin and carnivore feeding interactions, with reapplication to FLK 22, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Journal of Human Evolution 63 (2): 395-407. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.09.002

2010. Ungar, P.S., R.S. Scott, F.E. Grine, & M.F. Teaford. Molar microwear textures and the diets of Australopithecus anamensis and Australopithecus afarensis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2010 365 (1556): 3345-3354. doi:10.1073/pnas.1104627108

2009. Ungar, P.S. & R.S. Scott. Dental evidence for diets of early Homo. In: The First Humans (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology) (F.E. Grine, J.G. Fleagle, & R.E. Leakey, editors). Springer: pp. 121-134. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9980-9_11

2006. Scott, R.S., P.S. Ungar, T.S. Bergstrom, C.A. Brown, B.E. Childs, M.F. Teaford & A. Walker. Dental microwear texture analysis: technical considerations. Journal of Human Evolution 51: 339-349. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2006.04.006

2005. Scott, R.S., P.S. Ungar, T.S. Bergstrom, C.A. Brown, F.E. Grine, M.F. Teaford, & A. Walker. Dental microwear texture analysis shows within-species diet variability in fossil hominins. Nature 436 (7051): 693-695. doi:10.1038/nature03822