Max Planck Research Group on Plant Foods in Hominin Dietary Ecology

Amanda Sampling Amanda G. Henry Bio    CV    Publications

Amanda Henry is the leader of the independent research group: “Plant foods in hominin dietary ecology”, which aims to study the role that plant foods may have played at several points during human evolution. Her dissertation studies used plant microfossils as markers of plant use at the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition as a means of examining ecological hypotheses to explain the disappearance of the Neanderthals. Her current research seeks to use a variety of different methods to touch on several topics, including: