Selected Recent Publications

Crockford, S. J. 2009. Evolutionary roots of iodine and thyroid hormones in cell-cell signaling. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:155-166.

Crockford, S. J. 2008. In island syndrome, does the hormone phenotype of founders determine life history traits and body size of descendants? Unpublished manuscript, on file at the Anthropology Dept., University of Victoria, British Columbia, available online at www.rhythmsoflife.ca [publications page, "Crockford_Island_Dwarfs_Giants_2008"]

Crockford, S. J. 2008. Creating a 21st century Darwinian paradigm. Unpublished manuscript, on file at the Anthropology Dept., University of Victoria, British Columbia, available online at www.rhythmsoflife.ca. [publications page, "Crockford_21_Century_Evo-Paradigm_Jun08"]

Crockford, S.
and G. Frederick. 2007. Sea ice expansion in the Bering Sea during the Neoglacial: evidence from archaeozoology. The Holocene 17(6):699-706.

Crockford, S.J. 2005. Breeds of native dogs in North America before the arrival of European dogs. Proceedings of the World Small Animal Veterinary Congress 2005, Mexico City. abstracts

Rolland, N. and Crockford, S. 2005.Late Pleistocene dwarf Stegodon from Flores, Indonesia? Antiquity 79 (June #304 Project Gallery); http://antiquity/ac.uk/projgall/rolland/

Crockford, S.J. 2004. Animal Domestication and Vertebrate Speciation: A Paradigm for the Origin of Species. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Victoria, Interdisciplinary Studies (Biology/Anthropology).

Crockford, S.J. 2003. Thyroid hormone rhythms and hominid evolution: a new paradigm implicates pulsatile thyroid hormone secretion in speciation and adaptation changes. International Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 135 (1): 105-129.

Crockford, S.J., Letchford, B. and C. Moyer. 2003. Osteometric vs. genetic characterization of the Tahltan Bear Dog. pg. 18-39. In: K. M. Stewart & F. L. Stewart (eds.), Transitions in Zooarchaeology: New Methods and New Results. Canadian Zooarchaeology Supplement #1. Ottawa, Canadian Museum of Nature.

Crockford, S.J. 2002. Animal domestication and heterochronic speciation: the role of thyroid hormone. pg. 122-153. In: N. Minugh-Purvis & K. McNamara (eds.) Human Evolution Through Developmental Change. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Crockford, S.J., Frederick, G. and R. Wigen. 2002. The Cape Flattery fur seal: An extinct species of Callorhinus in the eastern north Pacific? Canadian Journal of Archaeology 26(3): 152-174.

Crockford, S.J. 2002. Commentary: Thyroid hormones in Neandertal evolution: A natural or a pathological role? Geographical Review 92(1): 73-88.

Crockford, S.J. 2000. Dog evolution: a role for thyroid hormone physiology in domestication changes. pg. 11-20. In: S.J. Crockford (ed.) Dogs Through Time: An Archaeological Perspective. Oxford, U.K., Archaeopress S889.

Crockford, S.J. 2000. A commentary on dog evolution: regional variation, breed development and hybridization with wolves. pg. 295-312. In: S.J. Crockford (ed.) Dogs Through Time: An Archaeological Perspective. Oxford, U.K. Archaeopress S889.

Crockford, S.J. 1997. Osteometry of Makah and Coast Salish Dogs. Archaeology Press #22, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.

Crockford, S.J. and Pye, C.J. 1997. Forensic reconstruction of prehistoric dogs from the Northwest coast. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 21(2): 149-153.

Crockford, S.J. 1997. Archaeological evidence of large northern bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, in coastal waters of British Columbia and northern Washington. Fishery Bulletin 95: 11-24.

 

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2008 paper, 
Island Dwarfs & Giants 


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2008 paper,
A 21st Century Paradigm