Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biokinesiology
Kristi Lewton is an adjunct assistant professor of biokinesiology, an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in Dornsife College, and holds a primary appointment as assistant professor of Clinical Integrative Anatomical Sciences in the Keck School of Medicine. Trained as a biological anthropologist and evolutionary anatomist, her research focuses on the evolution of locomotor systems. Dr. Lewton studies the anatomy and biomechanics of human and non-human primate hindlimb skeletons to understand the evolution of these structures, integrating both comparative morphometric and experimental approaches.
Postdoctoral Preceptor, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 2010-2013
Doctor of Philosophy, Anthropology, Arizona State University, 2010
Master of Arts, Anthropology, Arizona State University, 2004
Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of Washington, 2002