Publications

[Underlining indicates that the author was one of my trainees at the time the study was carried out.]

BOOKS

Slingerland, E.G. and Collard, M. (eds) (2012) Creating Consilience: Reconciling Science and the Humanities. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 472.

Wood, B.A., Henry, A., Baker, J., Claxton, A., Mikels, E., Bishop, L., Goodrum, M., Stone, A., Tyron, C., Ackermann, R., Aiello, L., Antón, S., Bilsborough, A., Dean, C., Grine, F., Groves, C., Hallgrimsson, B., Hill, A., Hublin, J.-J., Kimbel, W., Leakey, M., Giorgio, M., Pilbeam, D., Roche, H., Rosas, A., Smith, F., Smith, R., Stringer, C., Thackeray, F., Weiss, M., Zegura, S., Bae, C., Bailey, S., Bernstein, R., Collard, M., et al. (eds) (2011) Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution. Blackwell, New York. Pp. 1264.

Lipo, C.P., O’Brien, M.J., Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (eds) (2006) Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Methods in Anthropology and Prehistory. AldineTransaction, Hawthorne, NY. pp. 371.

PAPERS, COMMENTS, ETC

Submitted & in press

142) Buchanan, B., O’Brien, M.J., and Collard, M. (in press) A geometric morphometrics-based assessment of the number of Late Paleoindian point types on the Southern High Plains. In V. Holliday, E. Johnson, and R. Knudson (eds.) Plainview: The Enigmatic Paleoindian Artifact Style of the Great Plains. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

141) Carleton, W.C., Campbell, D. and Collard, M. (submitted) Radiocarbon dating uncertainty and the reliability of the PEWMA method of time-series regression for research on long-term human-environment interaction. Quaternary Science Reviews.

140) Carleton, W.C., Campbell, D. and Collard, M. (submitted) Chronological uncertainty severely complicates the identification of cyclical processes in radiocarbon-dated time-series. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

139) Collard, M., Plomp, K.A., Dobney, D., Vidarsdottir, U.S. and Weston, D. (submitted) Bipedalism evolved from knuckle-walking: Evidence from 3D geometric morphometric analyses of human, chimpanzee, and orangutan upper vertebrae. PLOS ONE.

138) Hutchinson, V. and Collard, M. (submitted) A comparison of Neanderthal and human femora using 3D shape analysis techniques. Journal of Human Evolution.

137) McCarthy, I., Collard, M., Johnson, M. (in press) Adaptive organizational resilience: An evolutionary perspective. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.

136) McKerracher, L., Altman, R., Nepomnaschy, P., Sellen, D. and Collard, M., (submitted) Cross-cultural variation in duration of breastfeeding is associated with maternal body size and weaning food quality. Evolution and Human Behavior.

135) McKerracher, L., Collard, M., Altman, R., Richards, M., and Nepomnaschy, P. (in press) The ex-pat effect: presence of recent Western immigrants is associated with changes in age at first birth and birth rate in a Maya population from rural Guatemala. Annals of Human Biology.

134) Plomp, K.A., Vidarsdottir, U.S., Weston, D., Dobney, D. and Collard, M. (submitted) What locomotor behaviour preceded bipedalism? An assessment using 3D data from the lower thoracic and upper lumbar vertebrae of humans, chimpanzees, and orang-utans. PLOS ONE.

133) Raffield, B., Price, N., and Collard, M. (in press) Polygyny, concubinage, and the social lives of women and children in Viking-Age Scandinavia. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia.

132) Raffield, B., Price, N., and Collard, M. (submitted) Religious belief and cooperation: a view from Viking Age Scandinavia. Religion, Brain & Behavior.

2017

131) Carleton, W.C., Campbell, D.A. and Collard, M. (2017) Classic Maya data reveal massive impact of climate change on conflict frequency at the century scale. Quaternary Science Reviews 163, 209-218. [PDF]

130) Collard, M. and Cross, A.G. (2017) Thermoregulation in Homo erectus and the Neanderthals: a reassessment using a three-dimensional, segmented model. Pp. 161-174 in A. Marom and E. Hovers (eds.) Human Paleontology and Prehistory – Contributions in Honour of Yoel Rak. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

129) McKerracher, L.J., Collard, M., Altman, R.M., Sellen, D., and Nepomnaschy, P. (2017) Energy-related influences on variation in breastfeeding duration among indigenous Maya women from Guatemala. American Journal of Physical Anthropology American 162, 616-626. [PDF]

128) O’Brien, M.J., Lyman, L., Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2017) A review of Late Pleistocene North American bone and ivory rods. Pp. 221-235 in M. Langley (ed.) Osseous Projectile Weaponry: Towards an Understanding of Pleistocene Cultural Variability. London, UK: Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

127) Raffield, B., Price, N. and Collard, M. (2017) Male-biased operational sex ratios and the Viking phenomenon: An evolutionary anthropological perspective on late Iron Age Scandinavian raiding. Evolution and Human Behavior 38, 315-324. [PDF]

2016

126) Buchanan, B., O’Brien, M.J., and Collard, M. (2016) Drivers of technological richness in prehistoric Texas: an archaeological test of the risk and population size hypotheses.  Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences.  8, 625-634. [PDF]

125) Collard, M., Tarle, L., Sandgathe, D. and Allan, A. (2016) Faunal evidence for a difference in clothing use between Neanderthals and early modern humans in Europe. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 44B, 235–246.  [PDF]

124) Collard, M., Vaesen, K., Cosgrove, R., and Roebroeks, W. (2016) The empirical case against the “demographic turn” in Palaeolithic archaeology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371, 20150242. [PDF]

123) Corbey, R., Jagich, A., Vaesen, K. and Collard, M. (2016) The Acheulean handaxe: more like birdsong than a Beatle’s tune? Evolutionary Anthropology 25, 6-19 [PDF]

122) Dembo, M., Radovčić, D., Garvin, H.M., Laird, M.F., Schroeder, L., Scott, J.E., Ackermann, R.R., de Ruiter, D.J., Mooers, A.Ø. and Collard, M. (2016) The evolutionary relationships and age of Homo naledi: an assessment using dated Bayesian phylogenetic methods. Journal of Human Evolution 97, 17-26. [PDF]

121) Elliott, M., Kurki, H., Weston, D., and Collard, M. (2016) Estimating body mass from postcranial variables: an evaluation of current equations using a large known-mass sample of modern humans. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 8, 689-704.

120) Elliott, M., Kurki, H., Weston, D., and Collard, M. (2016) Estimating body mass from skeletal material: new predictive equations and methodological insights from analyses of a known-mass sample of humans. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 8, 731-750.

119) McKerracher, L., Collard, M. and Henrich, J. (2016) Food aversions and cravings during pregnancy on Yasawa Island, Fiji. Human Nature 27, 296-315. [PDF]

118) Raffield, B., Greenlow, C., Price, N. and Collard, M. (2016) Ingroup identification, identity fusion, and the formation of Viking warbands. World Archaeology 48, 35–50.  [PDF]

117) Vaesen, K., Collard, M., Cosgrove, R., and Roebroeks, W. (2016) Reply to Henrich et al.: The Tasmanian effect and other red herrings. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113, E6726-E6727. [PDF]

116) Vaesen, K., Collard, M., Cosgrove, R., and Roebroeks, W. (2016) Not so much strength in numbers after all: a critique of recent demographic explanations of cultural change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113, E2241-E2247. [PDF]

2015

115) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2015) Defining the genus Homo. Pp. 2107-2144 in W. Henke and I. Tattersall (eds.) Handbook of Paleoanthropology, second edition. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

114) Dembo, M., Matzke, N.J., Mooers, A.Ø. and Collard, M. (2015) Bayesian analysis of a morphological supermatrix sheds light on controversial fossil hominin relationships. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 282, 20150943. [PDF][Data supplement][Data]

113) Haidle, M., Bolus, M., Collard, M., Conard, N.J., Garofol, D., Lombard, M., Nowell, A., Tennie, C. and Whiten, A. (2015) The nature of culture: an eight-grade model for the evolution and expansion of cultural capacities in hominins and other animals. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 93, 43-70. [PDF]

112) McKerracher, L., Collard, M., and Henrich, J. (2015) The expression and adaptive significance of pregnancy-related nausea, vomiting, and aversions on Yasawa Island, Fiji. Evolution and Human Behavior 36, 95-102. [PDF]

111) O’Brien, M.J., Buchanan, B., Boulanger, M.T., Mesoudi, A., Collard, M., Eren, M.I., Bentley, R.A. and Lyman, R.L. (2015) Transmission of cultural variants in the North American Paleolithic. Pp. 121-143 in  A. Mesoudi and K. Aoki (eds.) Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution During the Paleolithic (Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series). Springer, New York. [PDF]

110) Plomp, K.A., Strand Vidarsdottir, U., Weston, D.A., Dobney, K. and Collard, M. (2015) The ancestral shape hypothesis: An evolutionary explanation for the occurrence of intervertebral disc herniation in humans. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15, 68. [online version]

109) Westaway, M.C., Durband, A.C., and Collard, M. (2015) Down syndrome theory on Hobbit species doesn’t hold to scrutiny. The Conversation 09-Feb-15. [online version]

108) Westaway, M.C., Durband, A.C., Groves, C.P. and Collard, M. (2015) Mandibular evidence supports Homo floresiensis as a distinct species. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. [PDF]

2014

107) Buchanan, B., O’Brien, M.J., and Collard, M. (2014) “Continent-wide or region-specific? A geometric morphometrics-based assessment of variation in Clovis point shape.” Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 6, 145-162. [PDF]

106) Carleton, W.C., Campbell, D.A. and Collard, M. (2014) “A reassessment of the impact of drought cycles on the Classic Maya.” Quaternary Science Reviews 105, 151-161. [PDF]

105) Elliott, M., Kurki, H., Weston, D. and Collard, M. (2014) “Estimating fossil hominin body mass from cranial variables: an evaluation of current methods using three-dimensional computed tomography.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 154, 201–214. [PDF]

104) Jackson, G., Mooers, A.Ø., Dubman, E., Hutchen, J. and Collard, M. (2014) “Basal metabolic rate and maternal energetic investment durations in mammals.” BMC Evolutionary Biology: 14: 194. [PDF-text] [PDF-additional-file]

103) Munson, J., Amati, V., Collard, M. and Macri, M.J. (2014) “Classic Maya Bloodletting and the Cultural Evolution of Religious Rituals: Quantifying patterns of variation in hieroglyphic texts.” PLoS ONE 9(9): e107982. [PDF]

102) O’Brien, M.J. Boulanger, M.T., Buchanan, B., Collard, M., Lyman, L., and Darwent, J. (2014) “Innovation and cultural transmission in the American Paleolithic: Phylogenetic analysis of eastern Paleoindian projectile-point classes.” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 34, 100-119. [PDF]

101) O’Brien, M.J., Boulanger, M.T., Collard, M., Buchanan, B., Tarle, L., Straus, L.G., and Eren, M.I. (2014) “On thin ice: problems with Stanford and Bradley’s proposed Solutrean colonisation of North America.” Antiquity 88, 606-613.

100) O’Brien, M.J., Boulanger, M.T., Collard, M., Buchanan, B., Tarle, L., Straus, L.G., and Eren, M.I. (2014) “Solutreanism.” Antiquity 88, 622-624.

99) O’Brien, M.J., Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2014) “On the cutting edge: new methods and theory for analyzing stone tools.” Evolutionary Anthropology 23, 128–129. [PDF]

2013

98) Carleton, W.C., Conolly, J. and Collard, M. (2013) Was the corporate kin-group the main form of social organization at Çatalhöyük during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B? Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 1816-1822. [PDF]

97) Collard, M., Buchanan, B., and O’Brien, M.J. (2013) Population size as an explanation for patterns in the Paleolithic archaeological record: More caution is needed. Current Anthropology 54 S8, S388-S396. [PDF]

96) Collard, M., Buchanan, B., O’Brien, M.J. and Scholnick, J. (2013) Risk, mobility, or population size? Drivers of technological diversity among recent western North American hunter-gatherers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368, 20120412. [PDF]

95) Collard, M. and Dembo, M. (2013) Modern human origins. Pp. 557-581 in D. Begun (ed.) A Companion to Paleoanthropology. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. [PDF]

94) Collard, M., Ruttle, A., Buchanan, B., and O’Brien, M.J. (2013) Population size and cultural evolution in nonindustrial food-producing societies. PLoS ONE 8, e72628. [PDF]

93) Foster, F. and Collard, M. (2013) A reassessment of Bergmann’s rule in humans. PLoS ONE 8, e72269. [PDF]

92) O’Brien, M.J., Collard, M., Buchanan, M., and Boulanger, M.T. (2013) Trees, thickets, or something in between? Recent theoretical and empirical work in cultural phylogeny. Israeli Journal of Ecology and Evolution 59, 45-61. [PDF]

91) Tehrani, J.J. and Collard, M. (2013) Do Transmission Isolating Mechanisms (TRIMS) influence cultural evolution? Evidence from patterns of textile diversity within and between Iranian tribal groups. Pp 148-164 in Ellen, R., Lycett, S.J. and Johns, S. (eds) Understanding Cultural Transmission: A Critical Synthesis. Oxford: Berghahn Books.

90) Williams, A.N., Ulm, S., Cook, A.R., Langley, M.C., and Collard, M. (2013) Human refugia in Australia during the Last Glacial Maximum and Terminal Pleistocene: A geo-spatial analysis of the 25-12ka Australian archaeological record. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 4612-4625. [PDF]

2012

89) Buchanan, B., Kilby, J.D., Huckell, B.B., O’Brien, M.J. and Collard, M. (2012) Reply to Ellis’ ‘Clovis points more than simply weapon tips?’ PLoS ONE [Link]

88) Buchanan, B., Kilby, J.D., Huckle, B.B., O’Brien, M.J., and Collard, M. (2012) A morphometric assessment of the intended function of cached Clovis points. PLoS ONE 7, e30530. [PDF]

87) Buchanan, B., O’Brien, M.J., Kilby, J.D., Huckle, B.B., and Collard, M. (2012) An assessment of the impact of hafting on Paleoindian point variability. PLoS ONE 7, e36364. [PDF]

86) Collard, M., Ruttle, A., Buchanan, B. and O’Brien, M.J. (2012) Risk of resource failure and toolkit variation in small-scale farmers and herders. PLoS ONE 7: e40975. [PDF]

85) Dubman, E., Collard, M., and Mooers, A. (2012) Evidence that gestation duration and lactation duration are coupled traits in primates. Biology Letters 8, 998-1001. [PDF]

84) O’Brien, M.J., Buchanan, B., Collard, M., and Boulanger, M. (2012) Cultural cladistics and the early history of North America. Pp. 23-42 in P. Pontarotti (ed.) Evolutionary Biology: Mechanisms and Trends. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

83) Slingerland, E.G. and Collard, M. (2012) Creating consilience: toward a second wave. Pp. 3-40 in E.G. Slingerland and M. Collard (eds.) Creating Consilience: Reconciling Science and the Humanities. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

2011

82) Buchanan, B., Collard, M., Hamilton, M., and O’Brien, M.J. (2011) Points and prey: a quantitative test of the hypothesis that prey size influences early Paleoindian projectile point form. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 852-864. [PDF]

81) Buchanan, B., Hamilton, M.J., Edinborough, K., O’Brien, M.J. and Collard, M. (2011) “A comment on Steele’s (2010) “Radiocarbon dates as data: quantitative strategies for estimating colonization front speeds and event densities”.” Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 2116-2122. [PDF]

80) Collard, M., Buchanan, B., Morin, J., and Costopoulos, A. (2011) “What drives the evolution of hunter-gatherer subsistence technology? A reanalysis of the risk hypothesis with data from the Pacific Northwest.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 366, 1129-1138. [PDF]

79) Collard, M., Buchanan, B., Ruttle, A. and O’Brien, M.J. (2011) “Niche construction and the toolkits of hunter-gatherers and food-producers.” [PDF]

78) Cross, A.G. and Collard, M. (2011) “Estimating surface area in fossil hominins.” PLoS ONE 6, e16107. [PDF]

77) Lycett, S.J., Collard, M., and McGrew, W.C. (2011) “Correlations between genetic and behavioural dissimilarities in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) do not undermine the case for culture.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278, 2091-2093. [PDF]

76) Matthews, L.J., Tehrani, J.J., Jordan, F.M., Collard, M. and Nunn, C.L. (2011) “Testing for divergent transmission histories among cultural characters: a study using Bayesian phylogenetic methods and Iranian tribal textile data.” PLoS ONE 6, e14810. [PDF]

2010

75) Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2010) “How useful is blade shape for classifying Paleoindian projectile points? An assessment using geometric morphometrics and multivariate statistics.” Pp. 255-273 in S.J. Lycett & P.R. Chauhan (eds) New Perspectives on Old Stones: Analytical Approaches to Paleolithic Technologies. Springer: New York. [PDF]

74) Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2010) “A geometric morphometrics-based assessment of blade shape differences among Paleoindian projectile point types from western North America.” Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 350-359. [PDF]

73) Collard, M. and Buchanan, B. (2010) “Comment on Holliday and Meltzer’s “The 12.9 Ka ET Impact Hypothesis and North American Paleoindians”.” Current Anthropology 51, 587-588.

72) Collard, M., Buchanan, B., Hamilton, M. and O’Brien, M.J. (2010) “Spatiotemporal dynamics and causes of the Clovis-Folsom transition.” Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 2513-2519. [PDF]

71) Collard, M., Edinborough, K., Shennan, S.J. and Thomas, M.G. (2010) “Radiocarbon evidence indicates that migrants introduced farming to Britain.” Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 866-870. [PDF]

70) Lycett, S.J., Collard, M. and McGrew, W.C. (2010) “Are behavioral differences among wild chimpanzee communities genetic or cultural? An assessment using tool-use data and phylogenetic methods.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 142, 461-67. [PDF]

69) Tehrani, J.J., Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (2010) “The cophylogeny of populations and cultures: Reconstructing the evolution of Iranian tribal craft traditions using trees and jungles.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences 365, 3865-3874. [PDF]

2009

68) Collard, M. and Lycett, S.J. (2009) “An assessment of the likely impact of strain-related phenotypic plasticity on hominin fossil species identification.” South African Journal of Science 105, 312-316. [PDF]

67) Elliott, M. and Collard, M. (2009) “FORDISC and the determination of ancestry from cranial measurements.” Biology Letters 5, 849-852. [PDF]

66) Lycett, S.J., Collard, M. and McGrew, W.C. (2009) “Cladistic analysis of behavioral variation in wild Pan troglodytes: exploring the chimpanzee culture hypothesis.” Journal of Human Evolution 57, 337-349. [PDF]

65) Tehrani, J.J. and Collard, M. (2009) “On the relationship between interindividual cultural transmission and  population-level cultural diversity: A case study of weaving in Iranian tribal populations.” Evolution and Human Behavior 30, 286-300. [PDF]

64) Tehrani, J.J. and Collard, M. (2009) “The evolution of material culture diversity among Iranian tribal populations.” Pp. 99-111 in S.J. Shennan (ed.) Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. [PDF]

63) Weninger, B., Edinborough, K., Bradtmöller, M., Collard, M., Crombé, P., Danzeglocke, U., Holst, D., Jöris, O., Niekus, M., Shennan S.J. and Schulting, R. (2009) “A radiocarbon database for the Mesolithic and Early Neolithic in northwest Europe.” Documenta Prehistorica XXXVI, 143-176. [PDF]

2008

62) Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2008) “Phenetics, cladistics, and the search for the Alaskan ancestors of the Paleoindians: a reassessment of relationships among the Clovis, Nenana, and Denali archaeological complexes.” Journal of Archaeological Science 35, 1683-1694. [PDF]

61) Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2008) “Testing models of early Paleoindian colonization and adaptation using cladistics.” In M.J. O’Brien (ed.) Cultural Transmission and Archaeology: Issues and Case Studies, pp. 59-76. Washington, DC: Society for American Archaeology. [PDF]

60) Buchanan, B., Collard, M. and Edinborough, K. (2008) “Paleoindian demography and the extraterrestrial impact hypothesis.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105, 11651-11654. [PDF]

59) Collard, M., Buchanan, B. and Edinborough, K. (2008) “Reply to Anderson et al., Jones, Kennett and West, Culleton, and Kennett et al.: Further evidence against the extraterrestrial impact hypothesis.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105, E112–E114. [PDF]

58) Collard, M. and Lycett, S.J. (2008) “Does phenotypic plasticity confound attempts to identify hominin fossil species? An assessment using extant Old World monkey craniodental data.” Folia Primatologica 79, 111–122. [PDF]

57) Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (2008) “Patterns, processes, and parsimony: studying cultural evolution with analytical techniques from evolutionary biology.” In M.T. Stark, B.J. Bowser and L. Horne (eds.) Cultural Transmission and Material Culture: Breaking Down Boundaries, pp. 17-33. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. [PDF]

56) Coward, F., Shennan, S.J., Colledge, S., Conolly, J. and Collard, M. (2008) “The spread of Neolithic plant economies from the Near East to Northwest Europe: a phylogenetic analysis.” Journal of Archaeological Science 35, 42-56. [PDF]

55) Croes, D.R., Williams, S., Ross, L., Collard, M., Dennler, C. and Vargo, B. (2008) “Projectile points from Puget Sound, Washington State, USA.” In: Projectile Point Sequences in Western North America (eds.) R.L. Carlson and M.P.R. Magne. Pp. 105-130. Burnaby, BC: Archaeology Press. [PDF]

54) Cross, A., Collard, M. and Nelson, A. (2008) “Body segment differences in surface area, skin temperature, and 3D displacement and the estimation of heat balance during locomotion in hominins.” PLoS ONE 3, 1-9. [PDF]

53) O’Brien, M.J., Lyman, R.L., Collard, M., Holden, C.J., Gray, R.D. and Shennan, S.J. (2008) “Transmission, phylogenetics and the evolution of cultural diversity.” In: Cultural Transmission and Archaeology: Issues and Case Studies (ed.) M.J. O’Brien. Pp. 39-58. Washington, DC: Society for American Archaeology. [PDF]

52) Weninger, B., Schulting, R., Bradtmöller, M., Clare, L., Collard, M., Edinborough, K., Hilpert, J., Jöris, O., Niekus, M., Rohling, E.J. and Wagner, B. (2008) “The catastrophic final flooding of Doggerland by the Storegga Slide tsunami.” Documenta Prehistorica XXXV, 1-24. [PDF]

2007

51) Buchanan, B. and Collard, M. (2007) “Investigating the peopling of North America through cladistic analyses of Early Paleoindian projectile points.” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 26, 366-393. [PDF]

50) Collard, M., Shennan, S.J., Buchanan, B. and Bentley, R.A. (2007) “Evolutionary biological methods and cultural data.” In: Handbook of Archaeological Theories (eds.) R.A. Bentley, H.D.G. Maschner and C. Chippindale. Pp. 203-223. Lanham: Altamira Press. [PDF]

49) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2007) “Defining the genus Homo.” In: Handbook of Paleoanthropology (eds.) W. Henke, H. Rothe and I. Tattersall. Pp. 1575-1610. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

48) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2007) “Hominid homoiology: an assessment of the impact of phenotypic plasticity on phylogenetic analyses of humans and their fossil relatives.” Journal of Human Evolution 52, 573–584. [PDF]

47) Croes, D.R., Collard, M. and Dennler, C. (2007) “Projectile points.” In: Croes, D.R., Fagan, J.L. and Zhendner, M.N. (ed) Testing the National Historic Landmark Wet Site 35MU4, the Sunken Village Archaeological Site, Multnomah County, Oregon. Report prepared for Sauvie Island Drainage Improvement Company, Portland, Oregon.

2006

46) Collard, M. (2006) “Homo floresiensis.” Encarta World English Encyclopedia 2006.

45) Collard, M. (2006) “Human evolution.” Encarta World English Encyclopedia 2006.

44) Collard, M., Shennan, S.J. and Tehrani, J.J. (2006) “Branching, blending and the evolution of cultural similarities and differences among human populations.” Evolution and Human Behavior 27, 169–184. [PDF]

43) Lipo, C.P., O’Brien, M.J., Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (2006) “Cultural phylogenies and explanation: why historical methods matter.” In: Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Methods in Anthropology and Prehistory (eds) C..P Lipo, M.J. O’Brien, M. Collard and S.J. Shennan. Pp. 3-16. Hawthorne, NY: AldineTransaction. [PDF]

42) Lipo, C.P., O’Brien, M.J., Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (2006) “Afterword.” In: Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Methods in Anthropology and Prehistory (eds) C.P. Lipo, M.J. O’Brien, M. Collard and S.J. Shennan. Pp. 299-302. Hawthorne, NY: AldineTransaction. [PDF]

41) Lycett, S., Collard, M. and McGrew, W.C. (2007) “Phylogenetic analyses of behavior support existence of culture among wild chimpanzees.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104, 17588-17592. [PDF]

2005

40) Collard, M. (2005) “Review of M.J. O’Brien and R.L. Lyman (2003) (eds.) “Style, Function, Transmission: Evolutionary Archaeological Perspectives”.” Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Journal of Anthropological Research 60, 600-602.

39) Collard, M., Kemery, M.D. and Banks, S.J. (2005) “Causes of toolkit variation among hunter-gatherers: A test of four competing hypotheses.” Canadian Journal of Archaeology 29, 1-19. [PDF]

38) Collard, M. and Lycett, S.J. (2005) “Comment on P.L. Reno et al.’s (2005) “Plio-Pleistocene hominid limb proportions.” Current Anthropology 46, 581-582.

37) Collard, M., Shennan, S.J. and Tehrani, J.J. (2005) “Branching versus blending in macroscale cultural evolution: a comparative study.” In: (C.P. Lipo, M.J. O’Brien, M. Collard and S.J. Shennan (eds) Mapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenetic Methods in Anthropology and Prehistory. Pp. 53-63. Hawthorne, NY: AldineTransaction. [PDF]

36) Collard, M. and Tehrani, J.J. (2005) “Phylogenesis versus ethnogenesis in Turmen cultural evolution.” In: R. Mace, C. Holden and S.J. Shennan (eds) The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: a Phylogenetic Approach. Pp. 107-131. London: University College London Press. [PDF]

35) Croes, D., Kelly, K.M. and Collard, M. (2005) “Cultural historical context of Qwu?gwes (Puget Sound, USA): a preliminary investigation.” Journal of Wetland Archaeology 5, 141-154. [PDF]

34) Lycett, S.J. and Collard, M. (2005) “Do homoiologies impede phylogenetic analyses of the fossil hominids? An assessment based on extant papionin craniodental morphology.” Journal of Human Evolution 49, 618-642. [PDF]

33) Nadal-Roberts, M. and Collard, M. (2005) “Impact of methodological choices on assessments of the reliability of fossil primate phylogenetic hypotheses.” Folia Primatologica 76, 207-221. [PDF]

32) Shennan, S.J. and Collard, M. (2005) “Investigating processes of cultural evolution on the North Coast of New Guinea with multivariate and cladistic analyses.” In: R. Mace, C. Holden and S.J. Shennan (eds) The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: a Phylogenetic Approach. Pp. 133-164. London: University College London Press. [PDF]

2004

31) Brauer, G., Collard, M. and Stringer, C.B. (2004) “On the reliability of recent tests of the Out of Africa hypothesis for modern human origins.” The Anatomical Record Part B: The New Anatomist 279A, 701-707. [PDF]

2002

30) Collard, M. and Franchino, N. (2002) “Pairwise difference analysis in modern human origins research.” Journal of Human Evolution 43, 323–352. [PDF]

29) Collard, M. and O’Higgins, P. (2002) “Why such long faces? A response to Eugene E. Harris.” Evolution  and Development 4(3): 169. [PDF]

28) Collard, M. (2002) “Grades and transitions in human evolution.” Proceedings of the British Academy 106, 61-100. [PDF]

27) Gibbs, S., Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2002) “Soft tissue anatomy of the extant hominoids: a review and phylogenetic analysis.” Journal of Anatomy 200, 3-49. [PDF]

26) Moggi-Cecchi, J. and Collard, M. (2002) “A fossil stapes from Sterkfontein, South Africa, and the hearing capabilities of early hominids.” Journal of Human Evolution 42, 259-265. [PDF]

25) O’Higgins, P. and Collard, M. (2002) “Sexual dimorphism and facial growth in papionin monkeys.” Journal of Zoology 257, 255-272. [PDF]

24) Tehrani, J.J. and Collard, M. (2002) “Investigating cultural evolution through biological phylogenetic analyses of Turkmen textiles.” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 21, 443–463. [PDF]

2001

23) Aiello, L.C., and Collard, M. (2001) “Our newest oldest ancestor?” Nature 410: 526-527. [PDF]

22) Collard, M. and O’Higgins, P. (2001) “Ontogeny and homoplasy in the papionin monkey face.” Evolution and Development 3, 322-331. [PDF]

21) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2001) “Homoplasy and the early hominid masticatory system: inferences from analyses of living hominoids and papionins.” Journal of Human Evolution 41, 167-194. [PDF]

20) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2001) “Reliability of craniodental evidence in fossil catarrhine phylogenetics.” In:  L. de Bonis, G. Koufous and P. Andrews (eds) Phylogeny of Neogene European Hominoid Primates. Pp. 118-150. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

19) Schwartz, J.H., Collard, M. and Cela-Conde, C.J. (2001) “Systematics of humankind.” Evolutionary Anthropology 10, 1-3.

18) Shennan, S.J. and Collard, M. (2001) “The evolutionary analysis of cultural behaviour.” Archaeology International 4, 21-23.

17) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (2001) “Evolving interpretations of Homo.”  In: P.V.T. Tobias, M.A. Rath, J. Moggi-Cecchi and G.A. Doyle (eds.) Humanity from African Naissance to Coming Millennia. Pp. 141-146. Firenze University Press, Firenze.

16) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (2001) “The meaning of Homo.” Ludus Vitalis 9, 63-74. [PDF]

2000

15) Aiello, L.C., Collard, M., Thackeray, J.F. and Wood, B.A. (2000) “Assessing exact randomization methods for determining the taxonomic significance of variability in the hominin fossil record.” South African Journal of Science 96, 179-183. [PDF]

14) Cela-Conde, C.J., Aguirre, E., Ayala, F.J., Tobias, P.V., Turbón, D., Aiello, L.C., Collard, M., Goodman, M., Groves, C.P., Howell, F.C., Schwartz, J.H., Strait, D.S., Szalay, F., Tattersall, I., Wolpoff, M.H. and Wood, B.A. (2000) “Systematics of Humankind. Palma 2000: An international working group on systematics in human paleontology.” Ludus Vitalis 8, 127-130.

13) Collard, M. and Aiello, L.C. (2000) “From forelimbs to two legs.” Nature 404, 339-340.

12) Collard, M. and Marsh, J. (2000) “A new look at human relationships.” The Wellcome Trust Review 9, 44-46.

11) Collard, M. and Shennan, S.J. (2000) “Ethnogenesis versus phylogenesis in prehistoric culture change: a case-study using European Neolithic pottery and biological phylogenetic techniques.” In: C. Renfrew and K. Boyle (eds) Archaeogenetics: DNA and the Population Prehistory of Europe. Pp. 89-97.  McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge. [PDF]

10) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2000) “How reliable are human phylogenetic hypotheses?” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97, 5003-5006. [PDF]

9) Gibbs, S., Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (2000) “Soft-tissue characters in higher primate phylogenetics.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97, 11130-11132. [PDF]

1999

8) Collard, M. and Wood, B.A. (1999) “Grades among the African early hominids.” Pp. 316-327 in T.G. Bromage and F. Schrenk (eds) African Biogeography, Climate Change and Early Hominid Evolution (Oxford University Press, Oxford). [PDF]

7) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1999) “Is Homo defined by culture?” Proceedings of the British Academy 99, 11-23. [PDF]

6) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1999) “The changing face of genus Homo.” Evolutionary Anthropology 8, 195-207. [PDF]

5) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1999) “The human genus.” Science 284, 65-71. [PDF]

4) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1999) “The systematics of Homo: response.” Science 284, 1775.

1997

3) Quinney, P.S. and Collard, M. (1997) “Sexual dimorphism in the mandible of Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens: morphological patterns and behavioural implications.” A. Sinclair, E. Slater and J.A. Gowlett (eds) Archaeological Sciences 1995. Pp. 420-425. Oxbow Books, Oxford. [PDF]

2) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1997) “Grades and the evolutionary history of early African hominids.” In: A. Sinclair, E. Slater and J.A. Gowlett (eds) Archaeological Sciences 1995. Pp. 445-448. Oxbow Books, Oxford. [PDF]

1996

1) Wood, B.A. and Collard, M. (1996) “Comment on R.J. Smith’s (1996) “Biology and body size in human evolution: Statistical inference misapplied”.” Current Anthropology 37, 474-475.