Thursday, July 21st – Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum
Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum is a Professor of Anatomy and Anthropology at Idaho State University. An expert on foot morphology and locomotion in primates, he earned his B.S. in zoology specializing in vertebrate locomotion at Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1982, his M.S. at BYU in 1984 and a Ph.D. in anatomical sciences, with an emphasis in biological anthropology, from Stony Brook University in 1989. He held the position of postdoctoral visiting assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center from 1989 to 1991. Dr. Meldrum worked at Northwestern University’s Department of Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology for a short while in 1993 before joining the faculty of Idaho State University where he currently teaches.
Dr. Meldrum has published numerous academic papers ranging from vertebrate evolutionary morphology, the emergence of bipedal locomotion in modern humans and Sasquatch (Bigfoot) and is a co-editor of a series of books on paleontology.
Journal: The Relict Hominid Inquiry
Research Article – Sasquatch & Other Wildmen: The Search for Relict Hominids (Meldrum, 2016)