Professor Fallou Ngom in Bostonia

Published: September 15th, 2010

Professor Fallou Ngom was featured in Bostonia‘s article Lost Language highlighting his work on Ajami.

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Professor Jeremy DeSilva in Bostonia

Published: July 11th, 2010

Professor Jeremy DeSilva was featured in Bostonia‘s article One Small Step for Man highlighting the question Were the first humans walkers or tree climbers?

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New Professor Appointed

Published: January 25th, 2010

Jeremy DeSilva (PhD in Biological Anthropology, University of Michigan) will become an assistant professor of biological anthropology in the Department of Anthropology this fall. His elegantly conceived and executed thesis research appears to have resolved 25 years of acrimonious debate concerning the amount of daily activity that “Lucy” and other early human ancestors in the genus Australopithecus were still spending in the trees. (Jeremy is personally acquainted with Lucy and hopes to offer a course on her similar to one he has offered before.)

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