Robert Corruccini | Anthropology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Robert Corruccini

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Robert Corruccini

Among the subdisciplines of Biological Anthropology, I publish research particularly concerning Human Dental Variation, Biodistance, Epidemiology of Malocclusion, the Evolution of Disease, Morphometrics and Statistics with special reference to concepts of shape, and various aspects of Primate and Hominid Evolution.


  • Anth 251: Anthropology through Science Fiction
  • Anth 240A: Human Biology: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • Anth 331: Forensic Anthropology
  • Anth 440A: Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution
  • Anth 440B: Human "Race" and Variation
  • Anth 455A: Dental Anthropology
  • Anth 455D: Quantitative Methods
  • Anth 455E: Biomedical Anthropology
  • Anth 500A: Theory and Method in Biological Anthropology
  • Anth 530: Seminar in Epidemiology/ Forensics/ Hominid Evolution/ Morphometrics/ Multivariate Statistics


1999 How Anthropology Informs the Orthodontic Diagnosis of Malocclusion's Causes. Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston.

1994 Integrative Paths to the Past: Paleoanthropological Advances in Honor of F. Clark Howell. R.S. Corruccini and R.L. Ciochon, eds. Prentice-Hall, New York.

1990 Halla: Demographic Consequences of the Partition of the Punjab, 1947. University Press of America, Lanham. (coauthored with S.S. Kaul)

1983 New Interpretations of Ape and Human Ancestry, R.L. Ciochon and R.S. Corruccini, eds. Plenum Press, New York.

1981 Primate Behavior and Sociobiology: Selected Papers from the VIII International Congress of Primatology, R.S. Corruccini and A.B. Chiarelli, eds. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.