Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Leigh, S. R, J. M. Setchell, M. Charpentier, L. A. Knapp, and E. J. Wickings Canine Tooth Size and Fitness in Male Mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx) J. Hum. Evol. 55 2008, p. 75-85.
Kim, H. K, S. M. Thomas, M. Ho, S. Sharma, C. I. Reich, J. A. Frank, K. M. Yeater, D. R. Biggs, N. Nakamura, R. Stumpf, S. R. Leigh, R. I. Tapping, S. R. Blanke, J. M. Slauch, H. R. Gaskins, J. S. Weisbaum, G. J. Olsen, L. L. Hoyer, and B. A. Wilson Heterogeneity of vaginal microbial communities within individuals J. Clin. Microbiol. 47 2009, p. 1181-1189.
Bernstein, R. M, S. R. Leigh, S. M. Donovan, and M. H. Monaco Hormonal correlates of ontogeny in baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis) and mangabeys (Cercocebus atys) Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 136 2008, p. 156-168.
Leigh, S. R Homoplasy and the evolution of ontogeny in papionin primates J. Hum. Evol. 52 2007, p. 536-538.
Bernstein, R. M, S. R. Leigh, S. M. Donovan, and M. H. Monaco Hormones and body size evolution in papionin primates Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 132 2007, p. 247-260.
Williams, F. L, R. R. Ackermann, and S. R. Leigh Inferring Plio-Pleistocene southern African biochronology from facial affinities in Parapapio and other fossil papionins Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 132 2007, p. 163-174.
Leigh, S. R Cranial Ontogeny of Papio baboons (Papio hamadryas) Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 130 2006, p. 71-84.
Leigh, S. R Brain ontogeny and life history in Homo erectus J. Hum. Evol. 50 2006, p. 104-108.
Leigh, S. R, J. M. Setchell, and L. S. Buchanan Ontogenetic bases of canine dimorphism in anthropoid primates Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 127 2005, p. 296-311.
Leigh, S. R Brain growth, life history, and cognition in primate and human evolution Am. J. Primatol. 62 2004, p. 139-164.
Leigh, S. R, N. F. Shah, and L. S. Buchanan Ontogeny and phylogeny in papionin primates J. Hum. Evol. 45 2003, p. 285-316.
Bullington, J, and S. R. Leigh Rock art revisited Science 296 2002, p. 468.
Rehg, J. A, and S. R. Leigh Estimating sexual dimorphism and size differences in the fossil record: a test of methods Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 110 1999, p. 95-104.
Nakamura, N, S. R. Leigh, R. I. Mackie, and H. R. Gaskins Microbial community analysis of rectal methanogens and sulfate reducing bacteria in two non-human primate species. J. Med. Primatol. 38 2009, p. 360-370.
Jeters, R. T, A. J. Rivera, L. M. Boucek, R. M. Stumpf, S. R. Leigh, and A. A. Salyers Antibiotic resistance genes in the vaginal microbiota of primates not normally exposed to antibiotics. Microb. Drug Resist. 15 2009, p. 309-315.
Yeoman, C. J, S. Yildirim, S. M. Thomas, A. S. Durkin, M. Torralba, B. Sutton, C. J. Buhay, Y. Ding, S. P. Dugan-Rocha, D. M. Muzny, X. Qin, R. A. Gibbs, S. R. Leigh, R. M. Stumpf, B. A. White, S. K. Highlander, K. E. Nelson, and B. A. Wilson Comparative genomics of Gardnerella vaginalis strains reveals substantial differences in metabolic and virulence potential PLoS One 5 2010, p. e12411.
Rivera, A. J, J. A. Frank, R. M. Stumpf, A. A. Salyers, B. A. Wilson, G. J. Olsen, and S. R. Leigh Differences between the normal vaginal bacterial community of baboons and that of humans Am. J. Primatol. 73 2011, p. 119-126.
Rivera, A. J, R. M. Stumpf, B. A. Wilson, S. R. Leigh, and A. A. Salyers Baboon vaginal microbiota: an overlooked aspect of primate physiology Am. J. Primatol. 72 2010, p. 467-474.
Yildirim, S, C. J. Yeoman, M. Sipos, M. Torralba, B. A. Wilson, T. L. Goldberg, R. M. Stumpf, S. R. Leigh, B. A. White, and K. E. Nelson Characterization of the fecal microbiome from non-human wild primates reveals species specific microbial communities. PLoS One 5 2010, p. e13963.
Leigh, S. R, and P. B. Park Evolution of human growth prolongation Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 107 1998, p. 331-350.
Leigh, S. R Chimp research Science 282 1998, p. 47.
Smith, R. J, and S. R. Leigh Sexual dimorphism in primate neonatal body mass J. Hum. Evol. 34 1998, p. 173-201.
Leigh, S. R Evolution of human growth spurts Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 101 1996, p. 455-474.
Leigh, S. R Review of "Conceptual Issues in Modern Human Origins Research" Am. Anthropol. 101 1999, p. 861-863.
Biknevidius, A. R, and S. R. Leigh Patterns of growth of the mandibular corpus in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) and cougars (Puma concolor) Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 120 1997, p. 139-161.
Leigh, S. R, and W. L. Jungers A re-evaluation of subspecific variation and canine dimorphism in woolly spider monkeys (Brachyteles arachnoides Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 95 1994, p. 435-442.
Cheverud, J. M, L. A. P. Kohn, L. W. Konigsberg, and S. R. Leigh Effects of fronto-occipital artificial cranial vault modification on the cranial base and face Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 88 1992, p. 323-345.
Kohn, L. A. P, S. R. Leigh, S. C. Jacobs, and J. M. Cheverud Effects of annular cranial vault modification on the cranial base and face Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 90 1993, p. 147-168.
Leigh, S. R Growing up to be a primate: The evolution of life histories Ev. Anthropol. 3 1994, p. 106-108.
Leigh, S. R Cranial capacity evolution in Homo erectus and Homo sapiens Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 87 1992, p. 1-13.
Leigh, S. R Questioning Practice in Paleoanthropology—Reply to G. A. Clark Am. Anthropol. 102 2000, p. 853-855.
Leigh, S. R, and B. T. Shea Ontogeny and the evolution of adult body size dimorphism in apes Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 36 1995, p. 37-60.
Leigh, S. R, and B. T. Shea Ontogeny of body size variation in African apes Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 99 1996, p. 43-65.
Leigh, S. R Ontogenetic correlates of diet in anthropoid primates Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 94 1994, p. 499-522.
Leigh, S. R Socioecology and the ontogeny of sexual size dimorphism in anthropoid primates Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 97 1995, p. 339-356.
Kohn, L. A. P, S. R. Leigh, and J. M. Cheverud Asymmetric vault modification of Hopi crania Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 98 1995, p. 173-195.
Leigh, S. R Patterns of variation in the ontogeny of primate body size dimorphism J. Hum. Evol. 23 1992, p. 27-50.
Leigh, S. R, and J. M. Cheverud Sexual dimorphism in the baboon facial skeleton Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 84 1991, p. 193-208.

Book Contributions

Leigh, S. R, G. E. Blomquist, and M. Kowalewski Demographic and Morphological Perspectives on Life History Evolution and Conservation of New World Monkeys South American Primates edited by P. Garber, edited by A. Estrada, edited by E. Heymann, edited by J. Bicca-Marques, edited by K. Strier. Demographic and Morphological Perspectives on Life History Evolution and Conservation of New World Monkeys Edited by P. Garber, Edited by A. Estrada, Edited by E. Heymann, Edited by J. Bicca-Marques, Edited by K. Strier, New York Springer 2009, p. 117-138.
Leigh, S. R, and G. E. Blomquist Life History Primates in Perspective, 2nd Ed. edited by S. Bearder, edited by C. Campbell, edited by A. Fuentes, edited by K. MacKinnon, edited by M. Panger. Life History Edited by S. Bearder, Edited by C. Campbell, Edited by A. Fuentes, Edited by K. MacKinnon, Edited by M. Panger, Oxford (in press) Oxford University Press 2009.
Leigh, S. R Growth and Development of Baboons The Baboon in Biomedical Research, Volume 3 edited by J VandeBerg, edited by S. Williams-Blangero, edited by S. Tardiff. Growth and Development of Baboons Edited by J VandeBerg, Edited by S. Williams-Blangero, Edited by S. Tardiff, New York Springer 2009, p. 57-88.
Leigh, S. R, and G. E. Blomquist Life History Primates in Perspective edited by C. Campbell, edited by K. MacKinnon, edited by M. Panger, edited by S. Bearder, edited by M. Panger. Life History Edited by C. Campbell, Edited by K. MacKinnon, Edited by M. Panger, Edited by S. Bearder, Edited by M. Panger, New York Oxford University Press 2007, p. 396-407.
Leigh, S. R, and R. M. Bernstein Ontogeny, life history, and maternal reproductive strategies in baboons Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons edited by L. Swedell, edited by S. Leigh. Ontogeny, life history, and maternal reproductive strategies in baboons Edited by L. Swedell, Edited by S. Leigh, New York Springer 2006, p. 225-256.
Swedell, L, and S. R. Leigh Introduction Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons edited by L. Swedell, edited by S. Leigh. Introduction Edited by L. Swedell, Edited by S. Leigh, N Springer 2006, p. 1-16.
Antón, S. C, and S. R. Leigh Growth and life history in Homo Erectus Patterns of Growth and Development in the Genus Homo edited by J. Thompson, edited by G. Krovitz, edited by A. Nelson. Growth and life history in Homo Erectus Edited by J. Thompson, Edited by G. Krovitz, Edited by A. Nelson, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2003, p. 219-245.
Leigh, S. R, P. B. Park, L. W. Konigsberg, and J. H. Relethford Morphological differentiation of Gorilla subspecies Gorilla Biology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective edited by A. Taylor, edited by M. Goldsmith. Morphological differentiation of Gorilla subspecies Edited by A. Taylor, Edited by M. Goldsmith, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2003, p. 104-131.
Pereira, M. E, and S. R. Leigh Phases and modes of primate juvenility Primate Life Histories and Socioecology edited by P. Kappeler, edited by M. Pereira. Phases and modes of primate juvenility Edited by P. Kappeler, Edited by M. Pereira, Chicago University of Chicago Press 2002, p. 149-176.

Edited Books

Charles, D. K, S. R. Leigh, and J. E. Buikstra The Archaic and Woodland cemeteries at the Elizabeth site in the lower Illinois Valley Kampsville, IL Center for American Archaeology 1988.
Swedell, L, and S. R. Leigh Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons New York, NY Springer 2006.