Below is a link to my curriculum vitae as well as a list of my most recent publications.



Bourke, J.M., Fontenot, N., Holliday, C. 2021. Septal deviation in the nose of the longest faced crocodylian: A description of nasal anatomy and airflow in the Indian gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) with comments on acoustics. Anat. Rec. 1–21. (LINK)

Fontenot, N., Kouts, J., Bourke, J. 2020. Case report on the cadaveric discovery of a unilaterally absent
medial head of the gastrocnemius. Eur. J. Anat. 24 (4): 289-291. (LINK)


Bourke, J.M., Porter, W.R., Witmer, L.M. 2018. Convoluted Nasal Passages Function as Efficient Heat Exchangers in Ankylosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia: Thyreophora). PLoS ONE 13(12):e0207381 (LINK)

Wroe, S., Parr, W.C.H., Ledogar, J.A., Bourke, J., Evans, S.P., Fiorenza, L., Benazzi, S., Hublin, J-J., Stringer, C., Kullmer, O., Curry, M., Rae, T.C., Yokley, T.R. 2018. Computer Simulations Show that Neanderthal Facial Morphology Represents Adaptation to Cold and High Energy Demands, but not Heavy Biting. Proc. R. Soc. B. 285: 20180085. (PDF)

Bourke, J.M., Witmer, L.M. 2016. Nasal Conchae Function as Aerodynamic Baffles: Experimental Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis in a Turkey Nose (Aves: Galliformes). Resp. Physiol. Neurobiol. 234:32–46.

O'Brien, H.D., Bourke, J. 2015. Physical and Computational Fluid Dynamics Models for the Hemodynamics of the Artiodactyl Carotid Rete. J. Theor. Biol. 386:122–131. (PDF)


Bourke, J.M., Porter, Wm.R., Ridgley, R.C., Lyson, T.R., Schachner, E.R., Bell, P.R., Witmer, L.M. 2014. Breathing Life into Dinosaurs: Tackling Challenges of Soft-Tissue Restoration and Nasal Airflow in Extinct Species. Anat. Rec. 297:2148–2186. (PDF)


Bourke, J., Wroe, S., Moreno, K., McHenry, C., Clausen, P. 2008. Effects of Gape and Tooth Position on Bite Force and Skull Stress in the Dingo (Canis lupus dingo) Using a 3-Dimensional Finite Element Approach. PLOS ONE. 3(5):e2200. (PDF)


Clausen, P., Wroe, S., McHenry, C., Moreno, K., Bourke, J. 2008. The Vector of Jaw Muscle Force as Determined by Computer-Generated Three Dimensional Simulation: A Test of Greaves' Model. J. Biomech. 41:3184–3188. (PDF)