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IHB Steering Committee

Elizabeth Cashdan

Professor, Anthropology

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(Ph.D. U New Mexico 1979; Prof). Evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology, hunter-gatherers

David Carrier

Professor, Biology

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(Ph.D. U New Mexico 1979; Prof). Evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology, hunter-gatherers

Jon Seger

Professor, Biology

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(Ph.D. U New Mexico 1979; Prof). Evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology, hunter-gatherers

Leslie A. Knapp

Professor, Anthropology

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(Ph.D.; UCLA, 1994; Prof). Primate immunogenetics and molecular ecology

IHB Staff

Denise Brenes, M.Ed.
Biology Advisor
801-581-6244
denise.brenes@utah.edu
 

Shawn Carlyle, PhD
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
801.213.1141
carlyle@anthro.utah.edu
 

Kyla Welch
Anthropology Programs Manager
801.585.0885
kyla.welch@anthro.utah.edu

 

Faculty

Fred Adler (Prof, Biology and Mathematics).
Evolutionary ecology; mathematical epidemiology and immunology; urban ecology
http://biologylabs.utah.edu/adler/

Adrian Bell (Assist. Prof, Anthropology).  
Cultural evolution; evoultionary theory; statistical modeling; ethnography of Tonga and the Tongan diaspora communities around the world; migration
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/adrian-bell.html

David Bowling (Assoc. Prof, Biology).
Ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry
http://www.biology.utah.edu/people/details.php?id=40

Jack M. Broughton (Prof, Anthropology).
Zooarchaeology, evolutionary ecology, human paleoecology, North American Prehistory (especially California and the Great Basin) http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/broughton.html

Sarah Bush (Assist. Prof, Biology).
Evolutionary ecology of hosts and parasites; coevolution; parasite systematics; parasite biodiversity
http://darwin.biology.utah.edu

David Carrier (Prof, Biology).
Functional morphology; biomechanics; human paleobiology
http://www.biology.utah.edu/people/details.php?id=61

Elizabeth Cashdan (Prof, Anthropology).
Behavioral ecology, evolutionary psychology, sex differences, spatial cognition, hormones and behavior, hunter-gatherers; sub-Saharan Africa.
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/elizabeth-cashdan.html

Thure Cerling (Distinguished Prof. Biology and of Geology and Geophysics).
Paleoecology; stable and cosmogenic isotopes; environmental studies
http://www.biology.utah.edu/people/details.php?id=65

Dale Clayton (Prof, Biology).
Host-parasite coevolution; systematics of birds and ectoparasites
http://darwin.biology.utah.edu

Brian Codding (Asst Prof, Anthropology).
Behavioral ecology, foraging economies, anthropogenic fire, gender division of labor, ethnoarchaeology, ethno-ecology, GIS; Australia & North America
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/brian-codding.html

Phyllis Coley (Distinguished Prof, Biology).
Microbiology and molecular evolution; insects and endosymbionts
http://biologylabs.utah.edu/coley/

Denise Dearing (Prof, Biology).
Physiological ecology; plant-mammal interactions; disease ecology
http://biologylabs.utah.edu/dearing/Lab/index.html

Jim Ehleringer (Distinguished Prof, Biology).
Global changes, plant ecology, and stable isotopes
http://ecophys.utah.edu

Kristen Hawkes (Distinguished Prof, Anthropology).
Human evolution, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, hunter-gatherers, life history evolution,
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/kristen-hawkes.html

Douglas Jones (Assoc. Prof, Anthropology).
Biocultural perspectives on mate choice, human behavioral ecology, evolutionary psychology, kinship; Brazil
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/douglas-jones.html

Leslie Knapp (Prof and Dept. Chair, Anthropology).
Primate immunogenetics and molecular ecology 
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/leslie-knapp.html

Karen Leslie Kramer (Assoc. Prof, Anthropology).
Behavioral ecology, demography, cooperative breeding, evolution and economics of childhood & parenting; hunter-gatherers and agriculturalists; Latin America
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/karen-leslie-kramer.html

John M. McCullough (Prof, Anthropology).
Physical anthropology, ecological genetics, human variation; the Americas, Yucatan, Europe
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/john-m-mccullough.html

Duncan Metcalfe (Assoc. Prof). Archaeological method and theory, evolutionary ecology; western North America
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/duncan-metcalfe.html

James F. O'Connell (Distinguished Prof Emeritus, Anthropology).
Hunter-gatherer ecology, archaeological method and theory; Australia, Africa, North America
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/john-m-mccullough.html

Dennis H. O'Rourke (Prof, Anthropology).
Population and evolutionary genetics, genetic epidemiology, quantitative methods, native America, Arctic regions and Siberia
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/dennis-h-orourke.html

Richard R. Paine (Assoc. Prof, Anthropology).
Archaeology, prehistoric demography, complex societies, human/land relationships; Mesoamerica, Europe
http://www.anthro.utah.edu/faculty/richard-r-paine.html

Diane Pataki (Assoc. Prof, Biology).
Urban Ecology, Ecohydrology, and Land-Atmosphere interactions
http://bioweb.biology.utah.edu/pataki/

Wayne Potts (Prof, Biology).
Host-pathogen coevolution; behavior; immunogenetics and evolutionary genetics
http://stormy.biology.utah.edu

Alan R. Rogers (Prof, Anthropology).
Population genetics, evolutionary ecology.
http://content.csbs.utah.edu/~rogers/

Jon Seger (Prof, Biology).
Evolutionary biology, genetics
http://www.biology.utah.edu/people/details.php?id=312

Cagan Sekercioglu (Asst. Prof, Biology).
Avian ecology, climate change, community-based conservation, conservation finance, ecosystem services, entomology, landscape ecology, ornithology, primatology, tropical ecology
http://bioweb.biology.utah.edu/sekercioglu/

Last Updated: 9/25/20