Carly Manz is a Lecturer specializing in human anatomy and the evolution of mammals and primates. She teaches courses in the departments of Anthropology and Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University. She received a BS in Anthropology from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Geology from the University of Florida, specializing in the functional morphology and evolutionary history of fossil placental mammals.

  • Manz CL, Bloch JI (2015) Systematics and Phylogeny of Paleocene-Eocene Nyctitheriidae (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla?) with description of a new species from the late Paleocene of the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming, USA. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 22(3): 307-342.
  • Manz CL, Chester SGB, Bloch JI, Silcox MT, Sargis EJ (2015) New partial skeletons of Palaeocene Nyctitheriidae and evaluation of proposed euarchontan affinities. Biology Letters, 11: 20140911.
  • Wood AR, Bebej RM, Manz CL, Begun DL, Gingerich PD (2011) Postcranial functional morphology of Hyracotherium (Equidae, Perissodactyla) and locomotion in the earliest horses. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 18: 1-32.
  • Anthropology 319/519 – Skeletal Biology

  • Anthropology 482/582 – Topics in Biological Anthropology: Paleoanthropology

  • Biology 255L – Fundamentals of Human Anatomy Laboratory

  • Biology 256L – Fundamentals of Human Physiology Laboratory



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