Expected 2019 Ph.D. Anthropology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY); affiliated with New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology (NYCEP)
May 2013 M.Phil. Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
May 2007 B.S. Biotechnology, Marywood University (Scranton, PA)
Aug 2019 – present Teaching Assistant, Harvard University
Aug 2012 – May 2017 Adjunct Lecturer, Lehman College, CUNY
Aug 2013 – May 2016 Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, CUNY
Oct 2011 – Dec 2012 Adjunct Researcher, New York University (PI: Shara Bailey)
In prep Astorino CM, Paul KS, Bailey SE
A test of the patterning cascade model: Carabelli’s trait and hypocone expression in dm2-M3 across modern human dental complexes.
In prep Astorino CM
Effects of age and ancestry on sexual dimorphism in the adult modern human skull.
2019 Astorino CM
Beyond dimorphism: sexual polymorphism and research bias in biological anthropology. American Anthropologist. 121(2):489-490. PDF
2017 Paul KS, Astorino CM, Bailey SE
The patterning cascade model and Carabelli’s trait expression in metameres of the mixed human dentition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162:3-18. PDF
2014 Bailey SE, Benazzi S, Souday C, Astorino C, Paul K, Hublin JJ
Taxonomic differences in deciduous upper second molar crown outlines of Homo sapiens, Homo neanderthalensis, and Homo erectus. Journal of Human Evolution, 72:1-9. PDF
2018 Astorino CM, Paul KS, Bailey SE
A test of the patterning cascade model: Carabelli’s trait and hypocone expression in dm2-M3 across modern human dental complexes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S66:14.
2017 Schmitt CA, Astorino CM, Meredith SL
Queer developments: LGBTQIA perspectives on ontogeny, growth and development, and ranges of variation in human and nonhuman primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S64:348.
2016 Astorino CM
Effects of age on sexual dimorphism in the adult modern human skull. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S62:24.
2016 Bailey SE, Benazzi S, Buti L, Paul K, Astorino C, Hublin JJ
A morphometric approach to Butler’s field concept: the deciduous and permanent molars. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S62:29.
2015 Astorino CM, Paul KS, Bailey SE
The patterning cascade model and Carabelli’s cusp expression in metameres of the mixed human dentition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S60:72-73.
2014 Astorino CM
The use of 3D GM models to investigate sexual dimorphism in human foramen magnum shape: a preliminary analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S58:69.
2014 Bae CJ, Astorino CM, Guyomarc’h P, Jin JJH
Late Pleistocene modern humans east of Zhoukoudian Upper Cave? Morphometric perspectives of hominin fossils from Ryonggok Cave (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S58:70.
2014 Bailey SE, Benazzi S, Souday C, Astorino CM, Paul K, Hublin JJ
Taxonomic differences in deciduous upper second molar crown outline of H. sapiens, H. neanderthalensis, and H. erectus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S58:71.
2014 Cooke SB, Villaseñor A, Boyd KL, Astorino CM, Freidline SE, Hublin JJ
Palate shape and diet in Homo sapiens. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S58:96.
2013 Bae CJ, Astorino CM, Jin JH
Late Pleistocene hominin fossils from Ryonggok (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea): linear and geometric morphometric perspectives. Society of American Archaeology, S78:49.
2013 Bailey S, Benazzi, Astorino CM, Paul K, Hublin JJ
More insights from above: comparison of upper deciduous second molar and permanent first molar morphology in Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens. Paleoanthropology Society, S22:9.
2012 Astorino CM
The use of semilandmark methods to discriminate modern human crania by sex and ancestry: a pilot study. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S54:87.
2011 Astorino CM, Rothman JA
Primates consume functional foods: antioxidant properties of leaves eaten by gorillas and monkeys in Ugandan rainforests. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, S52:78.
April 2019 Beyond dimorphism: sexual polymorphism and research bias in human biology. Boston University, Boston, MA.
Oct 2015 Sexual dimorphism in modern humans. Northwestern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
April 2013 Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 8635 ($19,941)
April 2017 American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000)
Aug 2016 – May 2018 Point Foundation Fellowship for LGBT Scholars ($8,900/year)
Feb 2014 William S. Pollitzer Student Travel Award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) ($500)
April 2012 Sigma Xi Grant-In-Aid of Research G20121160190 ($600)
Aug 2008 – May 2013 CUNY GC Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship ($90,000)
Aug 2008 – May 2011 NYCEP IGERT Traineeship Award ($36,000)
Aug 2012 – May 2013 Writing Across the Curriculum Fellowship ($20,801)
Aug 2018 – May 2019 Dean K Harrison Dissertation Fellowship ($10,000)
Nov 2011 CUNY GC Doctoral Student Research Grant Competition 7 ($600)
Jan 2009 – Jan 2012 Zalk Conference Travel Award, CUNY GC ($300/year)
April 15 Turner-CUPs Poster Competition Award ($500), Dental Anthropology Association (DAA)
Aug 2019 – present Harvard University, Life Sciences 2: Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy (lab)
Aug 2009 – May 2017 Lehman College, CUNY, 3 courses: Introduction to Human Evolution (lecture and lab); Introduction to Human Variation (lecture and lab); Human Evolutionary Biology (lecture and lab)
Aug 2013 – May 2016 Hunter College, CUNY, Introduction to Human Evolution (lab)
Aug 2013 – Jan 2014 New York University, Dental Anthropology (lab)
Jun 2010 Osteological Intern, Universität Tübingen (Joachin Wahl)
July 2011 Visiting Researcher, New York Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (NY OCME), Forensic Anthropology Unit
May 2011 Death Scene Archaeology, Mercyhurst Forensic Anthropology Short Courses, Mercyhurst University (Dennis Dirkmaat)
May 2011 – June 2011 Human Osteology Laboratory Methods, Mercyhurst Forensic Anthropology Short Courses, Mercyhurst University (Steve Ousley)
June 2011 Trauma and Pseudo-Trauma, Mercyhurst Forensic Anthropology Short Courses, Mercyhurst University (Steve Symes)
July 2010 – Aug 2010 Slavia Mortuary Archaeology Field School, Slavia Program, Drawsko, Poland (Marek Polcyn)
June 2007 – July 2007 Range Creek Canyon Archaeology Field School, University of Utah, Range Creek, Utah (Duncan Metcalfe)
Aug 2012 – May 2013 Physical Anthropology Student Representative, Executive Committee,
Aug 2014 – present Anthropology Program, CUNY Graduate Center
Aug 2009 – May 2012 Graduate Seminar Student Organizer, NYCEP
Aug 2016 Founder, NYCEP Initiative to Support Diversity in Science (NISDS), A group to discuss issues of diversity and support women, people of color, and LGBTQIA NYCEP affiliates.
April 2014 – present Safe Zone LGBTIA Student Representative, CUNY GC, Physical Anthropology Program
Service to Field
April 2018 - present Steering Committee, gAyAPA - a subcommittee of AAPA's Committee on Diversity, serving LGBTQQIAA members and allies
Feb 2014 – present Co-Chair Button Committee, gAyAPA; raised donations to fund and promote awareness of gAyAPA
Sep 2015 – May 2018 Graduate Mentor, NYU Women in Natural Sciences (NYU-WINS)
June 2019 Invited Panel Participant, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, Boston Postdoctoral Association (BPA) Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science (B-SoCCS), Boston, MA
Aug 2017 Meet the Scientist, American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
July 2019 Invited Panel Participant, LGBT+ Visibility in STEM, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe & Bar, New York, NY
May 2013 Career Day Guest Speaker, Great Oaks Charter School (Grades 3-6), Newark, NJ
March 12, 2019 EurekAlert!, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Revamping science: making room for more voices.
Feb 13, 2018 CUNY GC News
Two Ph.D. students receive $20,000 grants from American Association of University Women.
Jan 2009 – present American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA)
Mar 2007 – present American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Sep 2015 – present Paleoanthropology Society
April 2015 – present Dental Anthropology Association (DAA)
Dec 2016 – present Society of Developmental Biology (SDB)
Dec 2016 – present Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP)
Nov 2012 – Oct 2017 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
Dec 2016 – present Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Dec 2016 – present American Association of University Women (AAUW)
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