Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2022

Faculty of Anthropology Department


Grine, Frederick E., Distinguished Professor, Ph.D., 1984, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa:Hominid evolution; functional morphology of the masticatory system; vertebrate paleontology; dental structure and comparative odontology.

Hicks, David, Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2005; Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2005; Ph. D (London), 1971; D.Phil., 1972, Oxford University: oral literature, ritual and belief, mythology, kinship, politics, Southeast Asia, East Timor.

Koenig, Andreas, Ph.D., 1992, University of Göttingen, Germany: Primate behavioral ecology; social evolution; community ecology; Asia.

Martin, Lawrence B., Director of TBI, Ph.D., 1983, University of London, Great Britain: Hominoid evolution; enamel thickness; enamel microstructure and development.

Shea, John J., Ph.D., 1991, Harvard University: Old World Paleolithic archaeology; lithic analysis; Near East; Europe; Africa.

Stone, Elizabeth C., Ph.D., 1979, University of Chicago: Old World archaeology; state formation; ancient economy and society; Near East; remote sensing and GIS.

Wright, Patricia C., Distinguished Service Professor, Ph.D., 1985, City University of New York: Primate behavior and ecology; rain forest conservation; Madagascar.

Associate Professors

Harmand, Sonia., Ph.D., 2005, Paris X, France: Early stone age archaeology; lithic technology; cognition; primate archaeology; Africa.

Hildebrand, Elisabeth, Ph.D., 2003, Washington University in St. Louis: Archaeology; early farming; Africa; paleoethnobotany; ethnoarchaeology.

Rossie, James B., Ph.D., 2003, Yale University: Primate evolution; miocene hominoids; cranial anatomy; East Africa.

Twiss, Katheryn C., Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Berkeley: Old World archaeology; zooarchaeology; transition to agriculture; food; southwest Asia

Research Professor

Leakey Meave G., PhD., 1968, University of North Wales: Primate evolution; palaeoecology and evolution of African mammals.

Research Associate Professor

Borries, Carola, Ph.D., 1989, University of Göttingen, Germany: Primate reproductive strategies; behavioral ecology; social structure; Asia.

Research Assistant Professor

Lewis, Jason E., Ph.D., 2011, Stanford University: Paleoanthropology, Mammalian Paleontology, Paleoecology, Paleolithic Archaeology

Nengo, Isaiah, Ph.D., 1993, Harvard University: Primate paleontology; ape and human  evolution

Assistant Professors

Lu, Amy, Ph.D., 2009, Stony Brook University: Behavioral endocrinology, socioecology, sexual selection, growth and development, life history

Markham, Catherine, Ph.D., 2012, Princeton University: Behavioral ecology; maternal care; spatial ecology; wild primates.

Percival, Christopher J., Ph.D., 2013, Penn State University: Skull development and evolution, craniofacial disease, geometric morphometrics, computed tomography image analysis

Russo, Gabrielle, Ph.D., 2013, University of Texas at Austin: Functional morphology of the axial skeleton, primate and human evolution, locomotion, ontogeny.

Smaers, Jeroen B., Ph.D., 2009, Cambridge University: Brain evolution, phylogenetic comparative methodology, macroevolutionary morphology.