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  • Dr. Vera Aldeias, Universidade do Algarve
  • Patrick Arnold
  • Dr. Shara Bailey, New York University
  • Dr. Stefano Benazzi, University of Bologna
  • Dr. Abdelouhed Ben-n'cer, National Institute of Archaeology and Heritage - Rabat
  • Dr. Abdeljalil Bouzouggar, National Institute of Archaeology and Heritage - Rabat
  • Dr. Kate Britton, University of Aberdeen
  • Dr. Hélène Coqueugniot, The University of Bordeaux
  • Dr. Kathryn Fitzsimmons, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz
  • Sarah Friedline
  • Dr. Denis Geraads, The National Museum of Natural History, Paris
  • Dr. Shira Gur-Arie, University of Tubingen
  • Susann Heinrich
  • Dr. Amanda Henry, Leiden University
  • Dr. Dirk Hoffman
  • Dr. Radu Iovita, New York University and University of Tübingen
  • Klervia Jaouen
  • Dr. Bernd Kromer, University of Heidelberg
  • Kornelius Kupczik
  • Dr. Adeline Le Cabec, PACEA- UMR 5199 CNRS, Bordeaux, France
  • Dr. Marcello Mannino, Aarhus University
  • Stefania Milano
  • Cornel Marian Pop
  • Dr. Robert Power, LMU Munich
  • Dr. Luke Premo, Washington State University
  • Prof. Jean-Paul Raynal, University of Bordeaux
  • Dr. Daniel Richter
  • Dr. Domingo Carlos Salazar García, University of Cape Town
  • Dr. Ellen Schulz-Kornas, University of Leipzig
  • Dr. Marie Soressi, University Leiden
  • Prof. Fred Spoor, University College London
  • Dr. Teresa Steele, University of California, Davis
  • Dr. Alexander Stößel, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Prof Sahra Talamo, University of Bologna 
  • Dr. Christine Verna , CNRS, Paris
  • Dr. Tim Weaver , University of California, Davis
  • Dr. Marcel Weiß
  • Frido Welker
  • Archer William
  • Dr. Nicolas Zwyns, University of California, Davis

Past Scientists

  • Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged
  • Dr. Meir M. Barak
  • Dr. Stefano Benazzi
  • Dr. Allison Cleveland
  • Dr. Antony Colombo
  • Dr. Romain David
  • Dr. Barbara Drews
  • Dr. Ben Fuller
  • Dr. Joseba Rios Garaizar
  • Dr. Vaughan Grimes
  • Dr. Gideon Hartman
  • Dr. Katerina Harvati
  • Dr. Kevin Hatala
  • Dr. Marion Hernandez
  • Dr. Yaowu Hu Dr. Sam Lin
  • Dr. Kornelius Kupczik
  • Dr. Emma Mbua
  • Dr. Collin Moore
  • Dr. Agazi Negash
  • Dr. Huynh Nhu Nguyen
  • Dr. Christina Nielsen-Marsh
  • Dr. Philip R. Nigst
  • Dr. Laura Niven
  • Dr. Anthony Jay Olejniczak
  • Dr. Claire Letourneux
  • Dr. Maura Pellegrini
  • Dr. Luke Premo
  • Dr. Marissa Ramsier
  • Prof. Michael Richards
  • Dr. Morgan Roussel
  • Dr. Heike Scherf
  • Dr. Colin Smith
  • Dr. Caroline Souday
  • Dr. Enza Spinapolice
  • Prof. Fred Spoor
  • Dr. Adam Sylvester
  • Dr. Gillian Taylor
  • Dr. Bence Viola
  • Dr. Ulrike Wacker

Past PhD students

PhD Student PhD Completed Thesis Title & Publishing University
Dorothea Maria Bosch 2018 Molluscs in the Levantine Upper Palaeolithic: implications for modern human diets and subsistence behaviour
University of Leiden
Zewdi Tsegai 2018 Systemic and functional patterns of human and chimpanzee internal bone structure: a regional, systemic and ontogenetic approach
University of Leipzig
Nicolas Stephens 2018 Functional morphology of the hand: detecting behavior during life through variation in internal trabecular architecture
University of Leipzig
Stefanie Stelzer 2018 Dental arcade shape variation in hominin evolution
University of Leipzig
Will Archer 2017 What is Still Bay? Human behavioural variability and biogeography reflected in southern African Middle Stone Age bifacial points.
University of Leiden
Colin Moore 2016 "Premolar root and canal variation in extant hominoids and South African fossil hominins"
University of Leipzig
Melanie Bäuchle 2015 Analyses of mandibular molar root sizes and mandibular size in extant and fossil hominids
Johann Wolfgang Goethe - Universität, Frankfurt am Main
Geraldine Fahy 2014 Dietary stable isotope analysis of chimpanzee dietary ecology and the implications for understanding the evolution of hominin diets
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Anja Guhl 2014 Addressing the challenges of dating archaeological sites: A luminescence assessment of sediments at Jonzac, southwest France
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Adeline Le Cabec 2013 Anterior dental loading and root morphology in Neanderthals
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Sarah Freidline 2012 Allometry and Evolution of the Face in Archaic Homo
City University of New York
Viktoria Oelze 2012 Isotopic evidence of mobility in the early Bronze and early Iron Age  in Southern Germany
University of Leiden Pushing frontiers in great ape isotope ecology University of Leipzig
Domingo Carlos Salazar Garcia 2012 Palaeodietary studies of prehistoric Spanish populations / Span. Orig.title: Isótopos, dieta y movilidad en el País Valenciano. Aplicación a restos humanos del Paleolítico Medio al Neolítico Final
University of Valencia
Sahra Talamo 2012 Radiocarbon dating at the transition between the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic in Europe
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Nicolas Zwyns 2012 Laminar technology and the onset of the Upper Paleolithic in the Altai, Siberia
University of Leiden
Morgan Roussel 2011 Norms and variation within the lithic industry during the Chatelperronian
University of Paris X - Nanterre
Friederike Kachel 2011 The Evolution of human life history – insights from an agent-based modeling perspective
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Kate Britton 2010 Multi-isotope Analysis and the Reconstruction of Prey Species Palaeomigrations and Palaeoecology
Department of Archaeology; Durham University
Yi Guo 2010 Cultural variation in Neolithic middle China: The evidence from isotopic analysis
Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Simon Neubauer 2010 Human brain development and evolution: a comparative study of ontogenetic endocranial shape changes using geometric morphometrics
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Nandini Singh 2010 Morphological evolution through integration: quantitative analysis of cranio-mandibular covariance structures in extant hominids
University of Tübingen
Kyoungcheol Choy 2009 Sulphur Isotope Analysis of Archaeological Tissues : A new method for reconstructing past human and animal diet and mobility
Reconstruction of dietary adaptations in Korean prehistory using stable isotope analyses of bone collagen from archaeological sites
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Robin Feeney 2009 Sexual Dimorphism in Human Enamel and Dentine: Evolutionary Implications and Forensic Applications
Department of Anthropology; Ohio State University
Olaf Nehlich 2009 Sulphur Isotope Analysis of Archaeological Tissues: A new method for reconstructing past human and animal diet and mobility
Faculty for Biology, Pharmacy and Psychology; University of Leipzig
Philip Nigst 2009 The Early Upper Palaeolithic in the Middle Danube region: A regional study using evidence from Willendorf II, Stratzing 94, Vedrovice V, and Stránká skálá III
Faculty of History, Art and Asian Studies; University of Leipzig
Maximilian Von Harling 2009 Zur Variabilität phylogenetisch relevanter morphologischer Merkmale des Schädelinneren beim heutigen Menschen – Ein Beitrag zur Evolution des Menschen
Department of Human Biology; University of Hamburg
Matthew Skinner 2008 Interpreting morphological variability in hominoid dental phenotypes from an ontogenetic perspective
Dept. of Anthropology; The George Washington University