Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Walker CS, Grabowski M, Churchill SE, Cofran ZD, Marchi D, Throckmorton Z, Cook RW, Hawks J, Yapuncich GS, Van Arsdale AP, Rentzeperis FI, Berger LR, DeSilva JM. Morphology of the Homo naledi femora from Lesedi. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, In Review.

DeSilva JM, Carlson KJ, Claxton A, Harcourt-Smith W, McNutt E, Sylvester AD, Walker CS, Zipfel B, Churchill SE, Berger LR. The anatomy of the lower limb skeleton of Australopithecus sediba. PaleoAnthropology, In Review.

Walker CS, Walker KK, Paulo G, Pusey AE. Morphological identification of hair recovered from feces for detection of cannibalism in eastern chimpanzees. Folia Primatologica, 89: 240-250. pdf

Holliday TW, Churchill SE, Carlson KJ, DeSilva JM, Schmid P, Walker CS, Berger LR. Body size and proportions of Australopithecus sediba. PaleoAnthropology, In Press.

Yapuncich GS, Churchill SE, Cameron N, Walker CS. 2018. Morphometric panel regression equations for predicting body mass in immature humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23422pdf

Walker CS, Yapuncich GS, Sridhar S, Cameron N, Churchill SE. 2018. Evaluating morphometric body mass prediction equations with a juvenile human test sample: accuracy and applicability to small-bodied hominins. Journal of Human Evolution, 115: 65-77. pdf

Walker KK, Walker CS, Goodall J, Pusey AE. 2018. Maturation is prolonged and variable in female chimpanzees. Journal of Human Evolution, 114: 131-140. link; Press: Duke

Cofran Z, Walker CS. 2017. Dental development in Homo naledi. Biology Letters, 13: 20170339. link; Press: NCSU

Hawks J, Elliott M, Schmid P, Churchill SE, de Ruiter DJ, Roberts EM, Hilbert-Wolf H, Garvin HM, Williams SA, Delezene LK, Feuerriegel EM, Randolph-Quinney P, Kivell TL, Laird MF, Tawane G, DeSilva JM, Bailey SE, Brophy JK, Meyer MR, Skinner MM, Tocheri MW, VanSickle C, Walker CS, Campbell TL, Kuhn B, Kruger A, Tucker S, Gurtov A, Hlophe N, Hunter R, Morris H, Peixotto B, Ramalepa M, van Rooyen D, Tsikoane M, Dirks PHM, Berger LR. 2017. New fossil remains of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber, South Africa. eLife, e24232. link; Press: NCSU, NCSU CVMNature, Science, National Geographic, New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Scientific American

Feuerriegel EM, Green DJ, Walker CS, Schmid P, Hawks J, Berger LR, Churchill SE. 2017. The upper limb of Homo naledi. Journal of Human Evolution, 104: 155-173. pdf

Marchi D, Walker CS, Wei P, Holliday TW, Churchill SE, Berger LR, DeSilva JM. 2017. The thigh and leg of Homo naledi. Journal of Human Evolution, 104: 174-204. pdf

Churchill SE, Walker CS, Schwartz A. 2016. Home-range size in large-bodied carnivores as a model for predicting Neandertal territory size. Evolutionary Anthropology, 25: 117-123. pdf

Berger LR, Hawks J, de Ruiter DJ, Churchill SE, Schmid P, Delezene L, Kivell T, Garvin HM, Williams SA, DeSilva JM, Skinner M, Musiba CM, Cameron N, Holliday TW, Harcourt-Smith W, Ackermann RR, Bastir M, Bogin B, Bolter D, Brophy J, Cofran ZD, Congdon KA, Deane AS, Dembo M, Drapeau M, Elliott M, Feuerriegel EM, Garcia-Martinez D, Green DJ, Gurtov A, Irish JD, Kruger A, Laird MF, Marchi D, Meyer MR, Nalla S, Negash E, Orr CM, Radovcic D, Schroeder L, Scott JE, Throckmorton Z, Tocheri MW, VanSickle C, Walker CS, Wei P, Zipfel B. 2015. Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa. eLife, e09560. link; Press: NCSU, DukeScience, Nature, National GeographicScientific American, NPR, The Guardian, New York Times

DeSilva JM, Holt KG, Churchill SE, Carlson KJ, Walker CS, Zipfel B, Berger LR. 2013. The lower limb and mechanics of walking in Australopithecus sediba. Science, 340: 1232999. pdf; Press: NatureLA TimesNational GeographicScience Daily, Phys.orgPopular ArchaeologyThe ScientistDiscover

BOOK CHAPTERS

Walker CS, Churchill SE. Territory size in Canis lupus: implications for Neandertal mobility. 2014. In: Carlson K, Marchi D (eds.) Reconstructing mobility: environmental, behavioral, and morphological determinants. New York: Springer. pdf

DISSERTATION

Walker CS. Ontogeny of lower limb morphology and proportions in the Dinaledi hominins. 2015. Duke University.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & ABSTRACTS

Walker CS, Yapuncich GS, Bowie A, Belais R, Churchill SE. Accuracy of human-based morphometric equations for predicting bonobo body mass. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2018. (Abstract accepted)

Cook RW, Yapuncich GS, Thompson IJ, Walker CS, Churchill SE. A comparison of lateral iliac flare measurement methods and their correlation with lesser gluteal moment arms. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2018. (Abstract accepted)

Walker CS, DeSilva JM, Holliday TW, Marchi D, Garvin HM, Cofran Z, Hawks J, Berger LR, Churchill SE. Relative length of the immature Homo naledi tibia U.W. 101-1070: evidence for elongation of the leg. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:326) Press: American ScientistScience News

Marchi D, Walker CS, Wei P, Holliday TW, Churchill SE, Berger LR, DeSilva JM. Thigh and leg remains of Homo naledi. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:218)

Cofran Z, Skinner MM, Walker CS. Dental development and life history in Homo naledi. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:118)

Feuerriegel EM, Green DJ, Walker CS, Schmid P, Hawks J, Berger LR, Churchill SE. The upper limb of Homo naledi. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:142)

Bolter DR, Cofran Z, Walker CS, Skinner MM, Bogin B, Cameron N, Berger LR, Hawks J. Assessment of life stages of the individuals at Rising Star. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:99)

Throckmorton Z, Harcourt-Smith WEH, Congdon K, Zipfel B, DeSilva JM, VanSickle C, Williams S, Meyer M, Prang TC, Walker CS, Marchi D, Garcia-Martinez D, Churchill SE, Hawks J, Berger LR. Homo naledi strides again: preliminary reconstructions of an extinct hominin’s gait. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:314)

Traynor S, Walker CS, Hawks J. Crural index of immature Homo naledi. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159 S62:317)

Churchill SE, Sridhar S, Cameron N, Walker CS. Geometric methods of body mass estimation in small-bodied hominins. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, 2015. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 156 S60:105)

Schroepfer-Walker KK, Gilby I, Murray C, Mjungu D, Walker CS, Pusey A. Female-led infanticide in chimpanzees reduces competition for the aggressive female. International Primatological Society Congress, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2014.

Zipfel B, DeSilva JM, Holt KG, Churchill SE, Carlson KJ, Walker CS, Berger LR. The hyperpronating foot of Australopithecus sediba – so what is the big deal? Palaeontological Society of Southern Africa Meeting, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014.

Churchill SE, Walker CS, Schwartz A. Large-bodied carnivores as a model for predicting Neandertal home range size. Invited Symposium: “Moving on: anthropological perspectives on human mobility.” Society for American Archaeology Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2014.

Walker CS, Sridhar S, Churchill SE. Proximal femoral morphology of Berg Aukas in the context of global variation among modern humans. Annual Meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2013. (Abstract: PaleoAnthropology 2013:A39)

Holliday TW, Walker CS, Churchill SE, Friedl L, Berger LR. The StW 99 femur and relative lower limb length of Australopithecus africanus. European Society for the Study of Human Evolution Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 2013.

Walker CS, Mayer E, Churchill SE. Morphological correlates of human hip osteoarthritis. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Portland, Oregon, 2012. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 147 S54:298)

Walker CS and Churchill SE. Territory size in Canis lupus: implications for Neandertal mobility. Invited Symposium: “Mobility: towards a definition for application in human evolution,” American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011. (Abstract: Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 144 S52:302)