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THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY



Graduate Students


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Brian Addison


Email: baddison@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Cortical and trabecular bone as a biological tissue and engineering material.

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Bridget Alex


Email: balex@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Dietary and environmental reconstructions, stable isotopes, Paleolithic Europe.

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Picture of Alicia BreakeyCary Allen-Blevins

Email: callenblevins@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Dietary effects on milk composition, milk sex bias, milk microbiota, behavioral effects and early formation of the gut microbiome.

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Picture of Alicia BreakeyAlicia Breakey

Email: breakey@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Labor and childbirth, doulas, pregnancy, lactation, stress, social support, mother-infant bonding, reproductive ecology, endocrinology, evolutionary medicine.

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Elizabeth Brown


Email: eabrown@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Human genetic evolution, specifically genetic evidence for recent adaptation in response to metabolic and dietary change.

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Katherine Carter


Email: carter@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: dental evolution and development, methods to quantify morphological variation, modularity and evolutionary plasticity.

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Eric Castillo


Email: ercastil@fas.harvard.edu | Website | Research interests: Biomechanics, functional morphology, experimental biology, mammalian locomotion, human and nonhuman primate evolution.

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Andrew Cunningham


Email: acunning@fas.harvard.edu | Behavioral & Nutritional Ecology LabResearch Interests: primate and human foraging and ecology, understanding how cooked foods might have played a role in driving human biology during hominin evolution.

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Heather Dingwall


Email: hdingwall@fas.harvard.edu | Research Interests: biomechanics, functional morphology, evolution of human and nonhuman primate locomotion.

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Carolyn Eng


Email: cmeng@fas.harvard.edu | Website | Research interests: Functional morphology and biomechanics muscle physiology.

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Luke Glowaki


Email: glowacki@fas.harvard.edu | Website | Research interests: Sociological models of cognitive evolution, coalitionary aggression, foragers, the collective action problem.

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Daniel Green


Email: drgreen@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Dental microstructure, isotopic chemistry, reconstruction of tooth growth and life history, human evolution in the
Plio-Pleistocene.

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Laura Klein


Email: lauraklein@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Nutritional status and maternal resource allocation, immune function, long-term health impacts of the fetal environment, modern human dietary patterns, evolutionary medicine.

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Collin McCabe


Email: mccabe@fas.harvard.edu | Comparative Primatology Website | Research interests: Cultural and epidemiological transmission dynamics; parasitism in humans and primates; social learning, innovation, and the evolution of culture in humans, primates, and animals.

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Erik J. Scully


Email: scully@fas.harvard.edu | Research Interests: Non-human primate behavioral ecology, cooperation, hormonal correlates of coalitionary aggression, evolutionary game theory, intraspecific variation.

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Heather Shattuck-Heidorn


Email: faegre@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Human behavioral ecology and endocrinology, life history theory, evolution and mechanisms of cooperative breeding, immune function and life history trade-offs.

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Manvir Singh


Email: manvirsingh@fas.harvard.edu | Research Interests: Norms, conformity, egalitarianism, gerontocracies, and celebration.

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Claire Stingley


Email: cstingley@fas.harvard.edu | Research Interests: Human behavioral ecology and endocrinology, life history theory, comparative lactation biology, infant metabolic and behavioral development, environmental influences of milk composition, developmental origins of health and disease

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Sam Urlacher


Email: urlacher@fas.harvard.edu | Research interests: Reproductive ecology and evolutionary life history theory, energetic and hormonal correlates of human growth and reproduction in small-scale societies.

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Andrew Yegian


Email: ayegian@fas.harvard.edu| Research Interests: The  morphological adaptations for bipedal locomotion, specifically in the upper body, and the constraints energy and stability place on bipedal animals.

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POST DOCS


Nicole Burt

Postdoctoral Fellow
Peabody Museum 58H | 617-495-8053
Email: nburt@fas.harvard.edu

Research interests: Bioarchaeology, Biological and Forensic Anthropology, Medieval Europe, Modern North America (USand Canada), Osteology, Juvenile Osteology, Anatomy, Stable Isotope Analysis of Diet, Juvenile Growth and Development, Breastfeeding/Weaning, and Health.

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Michael Campana

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
Peabody Museum 58H | 617-495-8053
Email: mcampana@fas.harvard.edu

Research interests: Current projects include examining the ancient microbiome in Peruvian mummies and identification of ancient disease in a pre-Colonial Mexican population.

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Linda Reynard

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lecturer
Lab Manager for the Biogeochemistry Lab
Peabody Museum 58H | 617-495-8053
Email: lreynard@fas.harvard.edu | Website

Research interests: The applications of stable isotope ratio measurements for bioarchaeology and low-temperature geochemistry.

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Nancy Tang

Postdoc, Lab Manager for the Dental Hard Tissue Lab
Peabody Museum Rm. 55D | 617-496-3570

Email: ntang@fas.harvard.edu

Research Interests: discovering what teeth can tell us about development, life history, and death.  Dental development in humans and macaques using virtual histology and conventional laboratory techniques.Back to Top




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Anna Warrener

Postdoc, Lecturer, Lab Manager for the Skeletal Biology Lab
Peabody Museum 53G | 617-496-8991
Email: awarrener@fas.harvard.edu | Website


FELLOWS


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Erik Otarola-Castillo

Fellow
Email: eotarolacastillo@fas.harvard.edu | Website