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Alison Elgart

Associate Professor
Florida Gulf Coast University
United States of America


M.Sc., Ph.D., Cornell University, NY B.A.: Binghamton University, NY

Research Interest

Great Ape and human evolution, masticatory biomechanics and southern Florida prehistoric Indians, particularly their paleopathology and nutrition.


  • Elgart-Berry, A.A. 2004. Fracture toughness of mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) food plants American Journal of Primatology 62: 275-285.

  • Elgart, A.A. 1999. Physical properties of Gorilla g. beringei foods and implications for masticatory form. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 28:124.

  • Kennedy, K.A.R. and A.A. Elgart. 1998. Hominid Remains an Up-Date. South Asia: India and Sri Lanka. Supplement to Anthropologie et Prehistoire, R. Orban and P. Semal (ed.). Brussels: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

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