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Evolutionary Anthropology Faculty

James Boone

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Professor
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor, Archaeology

Email: 
jboone@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-990-4514
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Complex societies, evolutionary ecology; Europe, Iberian Peninsula, North Africa, Medieval Period.

Heather J H Edgar

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Associate Professor
Forensic Anthropologist, Office of the Medical Investigator (OMI)

Email: 
hjhedgar@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-3535 (Lab) | 505-277-4415 (Office)
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Bioarchaeology, human biocultural variation, forensic anthropology; US and Mexico

Melissa Emery Thompson

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Associate Professor
Co-Director, Comparative Human and Primate Physiology Center

Email: 
memery@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-5401
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Reproductive ecology, behavioral endocrinology, primate behavioral ecology, evolution of human behavior, life history.

Keith Hunley

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Associate Professor
Associate Chair; Chair, Undergraduate Committee & Undergraduate Faculty Advisor, Evolutionary Anthropology

Email: 
khunley@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-4043
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Human origins and prehistory; genetic and linguistic co-evolution; human population genetics, genetic ancestry, health and ethnicity in New Mexico.

Jane Lancaster

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Distinguished Professor (Emerita)
Editor, Human Nature: An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective

Email: 
jlancas@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 990-8536
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Primate social behavior, evolution of human behavior, reproductive biology, parental investment, life history.

Jeffrey Long

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Professor
Director, Genetics Computation Lab

Email: 
jlo@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-2635
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Molecular population genetics and evolution, complex traits, statistical genetics, human evolution

Siobhán M Mattison

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Assistant Professor
Director, Human Family and Evolutionary Demography Lab

Email: 
smattison@unm.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Kinship, parenting, reproduction, social inequality, human behavioral ecology, China, Vanuatu

Martin Muller

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Associate Professor
Co-Director, Comparative Human and Primate Physiology Center

Email: 
muller@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 990-8377
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Primate behavioral ecology, reproductive ecology, behavioral and reproductive endocrinology

Sherry Nelson

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Associate Professor
Director, Paleoecology Lab

Email: 
svnelson@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-0264
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Paleoecology of Miocene apes, hominids; stable isotopic and dental microwear analyses; Asia, Africa, Europe

Osbjorn Pearson

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Associate Professor

Email: 
ompear@unm.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277-4524
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Paleoanthropology, origin of modern humans, skeletal biology, functional morphology, quantitative methods; Africa, Europe

Keith Malcom Prufer

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Professor
Director, Environmental Archaeology Lab

Email: 
kmp@unm.edu
Phone: 
Skype: 505-715-6629

Areas of Research:

Environmental archaeology, paleoecology, paleoclimate, Mesoamerica