16:070:558 Evolution of the Hominidae

3 credits
Course Description: The fossil Old World higher primates; the Miocene fossil apes; problems of when, where, and why hominids first appeared; the australopithecines of Plio/Pleistocene Africa; early genus Homo; Homo erectus; Neanderthals; the appearance of anatomically modern human; Paleolithic cultures.

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Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Office Hours virtual, by appointment

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
Office Hours virtual, Monday 2:30-4, by appointment

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman