(† Indicates student co-author)


Wennemann SE, Lewton KL, Orr CM, Almécija S, Tocheri MW, Jungers WL, Patel BA. A geometric morphometric approach to investigate primate proximal phalanx diaphysis shape. American Journal of Biological Anthropology 177(3):581-602. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24460

Lewton KL, †Cardenas E-E, †Cruz D, †Morales J, Patel BA. 2022. Bone volume in the distal calcaneus correlates with body size but not leap frequency in galagids. American Journal of Biological Anthropology 177(1):27-38. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24411

Amorim CEG, Dasari M, Durgavich L, Hinde K, Kissel M, Lewton KL, Loewen T. 2022. Integrative approaches to dispersing science: a case-study of March Mammal Madness. American Journal of Human Biology 34(S1):e23659. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23659


Lewton KL. 2021. [Review of Skeletal Anatomy of the Newborn Primate, by TD Smith, VB DeLeon, CJ Vinyard, JW Young]. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 176(1):152-153. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24344

Liu J, Lewton KL, Colletti PM, Powers CM. 2021. Hip adduction during running: influence of sex, hip abductor strength and activation, and pelvis and femur morphology. Medicine & Science in Sports & ExerciseDOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002721

Hinde K, CEG Amorim, AF Brokaw, N Burt, M Casillas, A Chen, T Chestnut, PK Connors, M Dasari, CF Ditelberg, J Dietrick, J Drew, L Durgavich, B Easterling, C Henning, A Hilborn, EK Karlsson, M Kissel, J Kobylecky, J Krell, DN Lee, KM Lesciotto, KL Lewton, JE Light, J Martin, A Murphy, W Nickley, A Núñez-de la Mora, O Pellicer, V Pellicer, AM Perry, SG Schuttler, AC Stone, B Tanis, J Weber, M Wilson, E Willcocks, CN Anderson. 2021. March Mammal Madness and the power of narrative in science outreach. eLife10:e65066 pdf


Lewton KL, †Brankovic R, †Byrd WA, †Cruz D, †Morales J, †Shin S. 2020. The effects of phylogeny, body size, and locomotor behavior on the three-dimensional shape of the pelvis in extant carnivorans. PeerJ 8:e8574 pdf

Lewton KL and Patel BA. 2020. Calcaneal elongation and bone strength in leaping galagids. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 171:430-438. pdf


Sollaccio DR, Navo P, Ghiassi A, Orr CM, Patel BA, Lewton KL. 2019. Evaluation of articular surface similarity of hemi-hamate grafts and proximal middle phalanx morphology: a 3D geometric morphometric approach. Journal of Hand Surgery 44(2):121-128. pdf

Lewton KL, Ritzman T, Copes LE, Garland T Jr, Capellini TD. 2019. Exercise-induced loading increases ilium cortical area in a selectively bred mouse model. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 168(3):543-551. pdf


Lewton KL. 2017. The effects of captive versus wild rearing environments on long bone  articular surfaces in common chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)PeerJ 5:e3668. pdf


Lewton KL and Scott JE. 2017. Ischial form as an indicator of bipedal kinematics in early hominins: a test using extant anthropoidAnatomical Record 300(5):845-858. pdf


Lewton KL. 2017. Bipedalism. In: Fuentes A, editor. International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley Blackwell Publishers.



Lewton KL and Dingwall HL. 2016. Morphological convergence in the pubis of slow-moving primates and xenarthrans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 161(3):381-397. pdf


Lewton KL. 2015. In vitro strain distributions in a sample of primate pelvesJournal of Anatomy 226(5):458-477. pdf


Warrener AG, Lewton KL, Pontzer H, Lieberman DE. 2015. A wider pelvis does not increase locomotor cost in humans, with implications for the evolution of childbirthPLOS ONE 10(3):e0118903. pdf


Nalley TK and Lewton KL. 2015. From the ground up: integrative research in primate locomotion. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156:495-497. pdf


Lewton KL. 2015. Allometric scaling and locomotor function in the primate pelvisAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology 156:511-530. pdf


Lewton KL. 2015. Pelvic form and locomotor adaptation in strepsirrhine primatesAnatomical Record 298:230-248. pdf


Morgan ME, Lewton KL, Kelley J , Otárola-Castillo E, Barry JC, Flynn LJ, Pilbeam DR. 2015. A partial hominoid innominate from the Miocene of Pakistan: description and preliminary analysesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(1):82-87 pdf



Lewton KL. 2012. Complexity in Biological Anthropology in 2011: Species, Reproduction, and Sociality. American Anthropologist 114(2):196-202. pdf


Lewton KL. 2012. Evolvability of the primate pelvic girdle. Evolutionary Biology 39(1):126-139. pdf



Lewton KL. 2010. Locomotor function and the evolution of the primate pelvis. Arizona State University, Ph.D. Thesis.