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Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 315
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@eva.mpg.de


Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

2019 to presentSenior Scientist / ERC Research Group Leader
Department of Human Behaviour, Ecology and 
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), Leipzig, Germany
2015 to 2019Research Group Leader: Gene-culture Coevolution
Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution & Department of Archaeogenetics
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), Jena, Germany
2013 to 2015Postdoctoral Research Associate
Palaeogenetics Group, Institute of Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
2010 to 2012Postdoctoral Research Associate
UCL Genetics Institute, University College London (UCL), UK
2006 to 2010PhD in Population genetics
“Demography and the evolution of genetic and cultural variation”
Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), University College London (UCL), London, UK
1999 to 2003BSc in Mathematics (Honours)
University of Exeter, Exeter, UK


GRANTS & AWARDS

2018Waves of history in the South Pacific: A gene-culture coevolutionary approach. European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (758967), PI, €1,500,000
2018INTERACT: Human interactions during the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Western Europe: The dual perspectives of cultural and biological exchanges. ANR-DFG, PIs Marie-France Deguilloux & Dr Wolfgang Haak, co-investigator, €671,562
2018Waves of Change: Human migration and adaptation in prehistoric Indonesia. Marsden Fund, New Zealand (18-UOO-135), PI Dr Rebecca Kinaston, associate investigator, NZD 300,000
2018Em busca de pegadas invisíveis: para um modelo multidisciplinar de difusão das línguas Khoe-Kwadi e do pastoralismo na África Austral. Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal (29273), PI Jorge Rocha, co-investigator, €237,464
20101st prize award, Postgraduate Symposium, Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, UCL
20064-year PhD studentship, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, UCL