Faculty Profile for Dr. Elizabeth Erhart

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Dr. Elizabeth Erhart
Professor — Anthropology
Professor — College of Liberal Arts
ELA 233
phone: (512) 245-8272

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Erhart, E., & Spradley, M. K. (2022). Evaluating graduate student diversity in forensic anthropology through academic enrollment. Forensic Anthropology. https://doi.org/https://doi-org.libproxy.txstate.edu/10.5744/fa.2020.0025
  • Eppley, T. M., Hoeks, S., Chapman, C. A., Ganzhorn, J. U., Hall, K., Owen, M. A., … Santini, L. (2022). Factors influencing terrestriality in primates of the Americas and Madagascar, 119(42). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2121105119
  • Siegert, C. C., Hamilton, M. D., Erhart, E., & Devlin, J. B. (2020). A comparative assessment of consolidation materials applied to burned bone. Forensic Science International, 310, 110224. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2020.110224
  • Erhart, E. M., Tecot, S. R., & Grassi, C. (2018). Interannual variation in diet, dietary diversity and dietary overlap in three sympatric strepsirhine species in southeastern Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology.
  • Tecot, S. R., Jacobs, R. L., Baden, A. L., & Erhart, E. M. (2014). Reproductive physiology and behaviour in Eulemur. International Journal of Primatology, 35, 416.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Studies. 2024 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Service, Professor/Associate Professor Level, College of Liberal Arts. 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Liberal Arts Service Award, Assistant Professor Level. 2006

Selected Grants

  • Erhart, Elizabeth. Quantifying available protein in leaf selection by Propithecus edwardsi, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $7788. (Funded: 2022 - Present). Grant.
  • Erhart, E. M. (Principal). Habitat disturbance and population density of the primate species of southeastern Mexico, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2008). Grant.
  • Erhart, E. M. (Principal). Group size, habitat use and population density of black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) and black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucantanensis) in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $7489.90. (Funded: 2004). Grant.
  • Overdorff, D. J. (Co-Principal), Erhart, E. M. (Co-Principal). The evolution of female dominance and feeding priority in lemurid primates, National Science Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $233453. (Funded: 2000). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Curriculum committee
Graduate College Research Support Fellowship Committee
Garron Guszak Scholarship Committee
Building Emergency Coordinator
Liberal Arts Study Abroad Advisory Council