Evolutionary Anthropology Faculty

Heather J H Edgar

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Professor
Convener, Evolutionary Anthropology; Forensic Anthropologist, Office of the Medical Investigator (OMI); Director, Bridge Lab

Email: 
hjhedgar@unm.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

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

Melissa Emery Thompson

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Associate Professor
Interim Assistant Vice President for Research; 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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Professor
Department Chair

Email: 
khunley@unm.edu
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.

Jeffrey Long

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

Ian Wallace

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Assistant Professor
Director, Human Physical Activity Lab

Email: 
iwallace@unm.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research:

Human evolution, musculoskeletal biology and health, locomotor biomechanics, evolutionary medicine