Brittany Kenyon-Flatt, PhD
Grant Proposal Coordinator and Editor
Dr. Kenyon-Flatt is trained as a research scientist and science writer, with expertise in biological anthropology focusing on primate (including human!) evolution. She has been awarded several grants to support her research and other scientific endeavors. Additionally, she has served as an editor and reviewer for federal grants like the National Science Foundation and academic journals. When not working, she enjoys reading fiction, baking, gardening, and spending time with her husband, Mike, an English professor and poet, and 1-year-old son, Morgan.
2021, First Place, Postdoctoral Platform Presentation Award, American Association for Anatomy
2013, Department of Anthropology Senior Honors, Ithaca College
2013, Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership, Ithaca College
2013, Martin Luther King, Jr. Now Award, Ithaca College
2011, Anthropology Department Service Award, Ithaca College
Kenyon-Flatt, B., Conaway, M.A., Lycett, S., von Cramon-Taubadel, N. 2020. The relative efficacy of the cranium and os coxa for taxonomic assessment in macaques. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 173:350-367.
Kenyon-Flatt, B. 2020. What makes a bird a bird and a beetle a beetle?: Biological classification in the twenty-first century. Evolutionary Anthropology 29(6): 346-347.
Baumgarten, S.E. and Kenyon-Flatt, B. 2020. Metric methods for sex estimation in the pelvis.In: Klales, A (ed.). Sex Estimation of the Human Skeleton: History, Methods, and Emerging Techniques. Elsevier: New York, p. 171-184.
Sirianni, J.E. Comparative Primate Anatomy Manual and Atlas. 2018. Eriksen, A.B., Kenyon, B.A. (Editors). 8th edition. Bates Jackson Publishing, Buffalo NY.
Kenyon, B.A. 2017. Conflict and Cohesion in Human Childbirth: An Evolutionary Medicine Approach to the ‘Obstetric Dilemma’. ABD Journal 4:55-66.
Science writing: https://campsite.bio/bkenyonflatt
2020, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation (grant BCS 1945735)
2018, Asian Studies Research Grant, University at Buffalo
2018, Cooperative Research Grant, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto, Japan
2018, Mark Diamond Research Fund Grant, University at Buffalo
2016-2019, GSEU Professional Development Grant, University at Buffalo
2015, UUP Individual Development Grant, University at Buffalo
2014-2015, Campus Living Professional Development Grant, University at Buffalo
Fellowships and Scholarships:
2020, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology, National Science Foundation (grant DBI 2010844)
2019, Lucille and Morris Opler Dissertation Writing Fellowship, University at Buffalo
2018, Visiting Researcher Fellowship, Field Museum of Natural History
2015-2019, Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University at Buffalo
2015-2019, Graduate Student Tuition Fellowship, University at Buffalo
2012, Class of 2010 Andrea Morton Scholarship, Ithaca College
2011-2013, Fred L. Emerson Scholarship, Ithaca College
2009-2013, Ithaca Access Grant, Ithaca College
2009-2013, WG Egbert Founder’s Grant, Ithaca College
2020, William S. Pollitzer Travel Award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists
2020, Paleoanthropology Society Travel Award
2020, Graduate Student Travel Award, American Association of Anatomists
2019, Graduate Student Conference Funding, Dept. of Anthropology, University at Buffalo
2019, Graduate Student Travel Award, American Association of Anatomists
2018, Graduate Student Conference Funding, Dept. of Anthropology, University at Buffalo
2018, William S. Pollitzer Travel Award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists
2017, Graduate Student Conference Funding, Graduate Student Association, University at Buffalo