David Baier


Contact Information:



Ruane Center for the Humanities 213


Ph.D. - Brown University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Comparative vertebrate anatomy, human anatomy, functional morphology, biomechanics

Selected Publications:

Baier, D. Gatesy, S. (2013) Three-dimensional skeletal kinematics of the shoulder girdle and forelimb in walking Alligator. Journal of Anatomy.(223), 462-473.

Baier, D. Gatesy, S. Dial, K. (2013) Three-Dimensional, High-Resolution Skeletal Kinematics of the Avian Wing and Shoulder during Ascending Flapping Flight and Uphill Flap-Running. PLoS ONE.(8), e63982.

Selected Presentations:

Baier, D. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. , Charleston, SC - "Paper: A New Look at the Avian Wishbone" January, 2012

Baier, D. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. , Pittsburgh, PA - "Paper: 3-D Skeletal Kinematics of Wing-Assisted Incline Running (WAIR) in Adult Chukar Partridges (Alectoris Chukar): Linking Skeletal Morphology and the Wing Stroke" October, 2010

Baier, D. International Congress in Vertebrate Morphology. , Punte del Este, Uruguay - "X-ray Reconstruction of Moving Morphology" July, 2010