Teaching

Human Evolutionary Biology 97: Sophomore Tutorial

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

An introduction to the issues and methods of human evolutionary biology, focusing on evolutionary theory, the concept of adaptation, and their application to human evolution. Weekly readings and discussions, with bi-weekly writing assignments that integrate major course themes.

Human Evolutionary Biology 97: Sophomore Tutorial

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2014

An introduction to the issues and methods of human evolutionary biology, focusing on evolutionary theory, the concept of adaptation, and their application to human evolution. Weekly readings and discussions, with bi-weekly writing assignments that integrate major course themes.

Anthropology 1710: Biological Issues in Human Origins and Variability

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2009

This course examines the fossil record of human ancestors and evidence for cultural origins in relation to evolutionary theory in biology. We will review studies of living primates as well as modern genetic and DNA research for measures of contemporary human variability. Finally, we will explore forensic applications and case studies.