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Human Ecology

Human environmental interactions past and present

People specializing in this area

Department Head

Evolutionary and Ecological Theory, Human Behavioral Ecology, Environmental Archaeology, Integrated Archaeological Science, Climate and Society

Faculty

Ethnoarchaeology, socio-ecological systems, livelihoods in arid lands, behavioral ecology, Aboriginal Australia
Human-environment interactions, Hunter gatherer socio-ecology, human behavioral ecology, costly signaling, gender
Environmental archaeology, pastoralism, South American archaeology, zooarchaeology
Ancient economy, Mesoamerican archaeology, cultural complexity, household archaeology, craft production
Paleoanthropology, Human adaptation, Skin pigmentation, Human diversity, STEM education
Demography, Spatial Inequality, Population Health, Ecologic Exposure, Spatial Analysis
Behavioral ecology, environmental archaeology, origins & spread of agriculture & animal husbandry; Landscape evolution & biodiversity; Cultural transmission & emergence of social complexity; Faunal & ceramic analysis, including stable isotope and geochemi
Anthropological genomics, Paleogenomics (ancient DNA), Human rainforest hunter-gatherers, Human impacts on non-human evolutionary biology, Parasites as proxies for human evolution, Madagascar people and lemurs
behavioral endocrinology, evolutionary psychology, sex differences, sexual selection, sexuality

Emeritus

Human ecology, Paleoethnobotany, Paleoecology, Environmental Archaeology, Wood Anatomy