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Faculty Spotlight


Kim Hill
Professor
Cultural + Evolutionary Anthropology
Hill studies the evolution of human cooperation and culture and has three decades' of field experience with hunter-gatherer societies of South America. He was recently tapped by Science magazine to provide a best-practices approach for governments dealing with isolated tribes on the verge of contact.  

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Leonid Tiokhin
Anthropology 

 

Tiokhin uses evolutionary theory to explore human behavior, particularly information transmission and deception. He has conducted fieldwork in Armenia and Indonesia, where he plans to establish a long-term field site. This summer he will return to Indonesia as a Fulbright-Hays scholar.

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featured project

Isotopic Taphonomy of Human Remains

LOCATION:
North America

THEME:
Global Dynamics + Regional Interactions

DESCRIPTION:
This collaborative project teams bioarchaeologist Kelly Knudson with School of Earth and Space Exploration researchers and scientists from the University of Tennessee Anthropological Research Facility and Texas State University Forensic Anthropology Research Facility in examining how different isotopies in the human body behave during decomposition in various environments.

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