Kathleen Rust


Kat Rust
  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Self Graduate Fellow

Contact Info

BI - Dyche Hall

Biography

Faculty Mentor: Chris Beard
Research Interests: Primate origins and evolution, phylogenetics, evolutionary morphology
Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Education

B.A. in Anthropology and German, University of Texas at Austin
M.A. in Anthropology, Hunter College - City University of New York

Selected Publications

  • Gilbert, C.C., Patel, B.A., Singh, N.P., Campisano, C.J., Fleagle, J.G., Rust, K.L., and Patnaik,R. 2017. New sivaladapid primate from Lower Siwalik deposits surrounding Ramnagar (Jammu and Kashmir State), India. Journal of Human Evolution 102: 21–41.

Selected Presentations

  • Rust, K.L. Phylogenetic Affinities of Sivaladapidae within Adapoidea. 88th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthologists, Cleveland, Ohio, March 2019.Poster Presentation.
  • Gilbert, C.C., Patel, B.A., Singh, N.P., Campisano, C.J., Fleagle, J.G., Rust, K.L., Pugh, K.D., Patnaik, R. New fossil primates from the Lower Siwaliks of India. 86th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2017. Poster Presentation.
  • Rust, K.L., Gilbert, C.C., Patel, B.A., Singh, N.P., Campisano, C.J., Fleagle, J.G., Patnaik, R. New sivaladapid primate from the Lower Siwaliks of India. 2nd Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists Annual Meeting, New York, NY, November 2016.Poster Presentation.

Workshops and Meetings:

  • Rust, K.L. AAPA Education Committee: Cleveland Museum of Natural History Education and Outreach Workshop, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio, March 2019.
  • Rust, K.L. Rethinking Trees Workshop. American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York. 12 October 2018.
  • Rust, K.L. 87th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthologists, Austin, Texas. April 2018.
  • Rust, K.L. 81st Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthologists, Portland, Oregon. April 2012.

Awards & Honors

  • Rust, K.L. Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship. The University of Kansas. $30,500. 12 mo. 7/29/2019 – 8/1/2023
  • Rust, K.L. Excellence in Anthropology Award. Graduate Development Fund for Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York. $250. 4/31/2018.