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Human Ecology

Human environmental interactions past and present

People specializing in this area


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, human ecology, pastoralism, South American archaeology, zooarchaeology
Human-environment interaction, anthropology and archaeology of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean, coastal and island archaeology, ethnohistory, ethnoarchaeology, historical ecology, extinction, migration, ethnogenesis
Evolutionary anthropology of human health, disease ecology, nutrition, socio-ecological systems, bushmeat hunting, Nigeria
Ancient economy, Mesoamerican archaeology, cultural complexity, household archaeology, craft production
Paleoanthropology, Human adaptation, Evolution of human skin, Skin pigmentation, Human diversity, Race and racism, STEM education
Demography, Spatial Inequality, Population Health, Ecologic Exposure, Spatial Analysis
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
Water and dietary intake, water insecurity, hydration status, environmental and lifestyle transitions, anthropometrics, global health
Human behavioral ecology, anthropological demography, evolutionary demography, fertility, parental investment, marriage, kinship, inequality, India, Bangladesh
Microbiome adaptation and evolution; medical microbiology; anthropological genetics; ancient DNA; paleomicrobiology; paleoecology; bioethics; dentistry; and Indigenous health