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Human Evolution and Diversity Lab

Human Evolution and Diversity Lab

Dr. Nina Jablonski, George Chaplin, Tess Wilson, Dr. Tina Lasisi, Dr. Hsin-Yu Chen

L-R Dr. Nina JablonskiGeorge ChaplinTess WilsonDr. Tina LasisiDr. Hsin-Yu Chen

The research activities of the Human Evolution and Diversity Lab are focused on questions of primate and human evolution, including those surrounding the evolution of morphological diversity.  Members of the lab are involved in basic scientific research and in science education research aimed at improving public understanding and engagement in science.

At present, researchers in the Lab are affiliated with one or more of the four projects listed below.  Undergraduate students or potential graduate students interested in any of these project areas should contact Nina Jablonski (ngj2@psu.edu) or Tess Wilson (tmw119@psu.edu).

Evolution of Human Skin and Skin Pigmentation

STEM Education

Evolution of Diversity in Human Hair Form and Color

Evolution of Old World Monkeys