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PhD Biology (History & Philosophy of Science), Arizona State University
MS Biology (History & Philosophy of Science), Arizona State University
MA Anthropology, UT Austin
BA History, Arizona State University
BA Anthropology, Arizona State University
History of archaeology, anthropology, and paleoanthropology; history of science; literary non-fiction; history of ideas; Pleistocene studies.
Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Viking, 2016
Bookshelf Bloomsbury, 2016.
The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene (co-authored with Stephen J. Pyne) Viking, 2012; paperback 2013.
Conference Presentations & Lectures
"Life Histories and Dynamic Objects: The Klasies River Mouth Collection" in Archiving Anthropos Roudtable, 2014 AAA conference.
"Biographies of Scientific Objects: the Taung Child" History and Philosophy of Science colloquia, January 2014. University of Texas at Austin.
“The Taung Child: A Fossil’s Life” Turning Points in Biography Conference. University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 2013
“Missing Links: Geography Recapitulates Phylogeny” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference. Lexington, KY, 2012
Teaching Experience (Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University)
History of Modern Science; History of Science: Medieval to Enlightenment; Museums, Nature, & Narratives (study abroad South Africa) ; Life & Death in the Museum; Celebrity Science: Geniuses to Heretics; History of Medicine; Honors Writing Workshop; Bones of Contention; Philosophy Through Science Fiction.
- The Authors Guild
- PEN America
- National Book Critics Circle