The following PhD dissertations are available for download in pdf format.

 


2016

  • Will, Manuel. 2016. Lithic technology and behavioral variability during the Middle Stone Age of southern Africa: Implications for the evolution and dispersal of early modern humans. University of Tübingen, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology. 379 pp.
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2014

  • Barr, William Andrew. 2014. The Paleoenvironments of Early Hominins in the Omo Shungura Formation (Plio-Pleistocene, Ethiopia): Synthesizing Multiple Lines of Evidence Using Phylogenetic Ecomorphology. University of Texas at Austin. 321 pp.
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  • VanSickle, Caroline M.. 2014. A new examination of childbirth-related pelvic anatomy in Neandertal females. University of Michigan. 181 pp.
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2013

  • Wallace, Ian Jacob. 2013. Physical Activity and Genetics as Determinants of Limb Bone Structure. Stony Brook University. 148 pp.
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  • Parkinson, Jennifer. 2013. A GIS Image Analysis Approach to Documenting Oldowan Hominin Carcass Acquisition: Evidence from Kanjera South, FLK Zinj, and Neotaphonomic Models of Carnivore Bone Destruction. City University of New York. 295 pp.
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2012

  • Cofran, Zachary. 2012. Mandibular Growth in Australopithecus robustus.. University of Michigan. 208 pp.
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2010

  • Cancellieri, Emanuelle. 2010. From the watershed to the Great Adriatic Plain: an investigation on humans and landscape ecology during the late Upper Paleolithic. The significance of lithic technology.. University of Ferrara. 332 pp.
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2009

  • Hutton, Virginia. 2009. SAMPLING BIASES AND NEW WAYS OF ADDRESSING   THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TRAUMA IN NEANDERTALS . University of Michigan. 407 pp.
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  • Mackay, A. 2009. History and selection in the late Pleistocene archaeology of the Western Cape, South Africa.. Australian National University. None pp.
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  • Mounier, Aurélien. 2009. Validité du taxon Homo heidelbergensis Schoetensack, 1908. Université de la Méditerranée. 514 pp.
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2008

  • DeSilva, Jeremy. 2008. Vertical Climbing Adaptations in the Anthropoid Ankle and Midfoot: Implications for Locomotion in Miocene Catarrhines and Plio-Pleistocene Hominins. . The University of Michigan. 363 pp.
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  • de Sousa, Alexandra. 2008. Hominoid Brain Organization: Histometric and Morphometric Comparisons of Visual Brain Structures.. The George Washington University. 298 pp.
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  • Gilbert, Christopher. 2008. African Papionin Phylogenetic History and Plio-Pleistocene Biogeography.. Stony Brook University. 196 pp.
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  • Jabbour, Rebecca. 2008. Geographic Variation in the Forelimb and Hindlimb Skeletons of African Apes.. The City University of New York. 602 pp.
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  • Masters, Michael. 2008. Modern Variation and Evolutionary Change in the Hominin Eye Orbit.. The Ohio State University. 160 pp.
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  • Scandiuzzi, Rene. 2008. Les Tambourets: un gisement châtelperronien de plein air, au seuil  des Petites Pyrénées, Etude de l’industrie lithique. Fouilles H. M. Bricker, 1973, 1975, 1980.  Couladère, Haute-Garonne). Mémoire de Master II, Université de Toulouse II le Mirail  . Université de Toulouse II le Mirail. 131 pp.
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  • Schurmans, Utsav. 2008. The Production of Small Flakes in the Middle Paleolithic: A New Look at Assemblage Variability.. University of Pennsylvania. 317 pp.
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  • Skinner, Matthew. 2008. Enamel-dentine junction morphology of extant hominoid and fossil hominin lower molars.. George Washington University. 202 pp.
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  • Stallman, Robert. 2008. The Pace and Processes of Early Divergence and Statis: Morphological Evolution in Isolated Populations of the Sulawesi Booted Macaque, Macaca orchreata (Cercopithecidae).. University of California Davis. 306 pp.
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  • Thompson, Jessica. 2008. Zooarchaeological tests for modern human behavior at Blombos Cave and Pinnacle Point Cave 13B, southwestern Cape, South Africa.. School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University.. 523 pp.
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2007

  • Dewar, Genevieve. 2007. The archeology of the coastal desert of Namaqualand, South Africa: a regional synthesis.. Department of Archaeology. University of Cape Town.. 320 pp.
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  • Egeland, Charles. 2007. Zooarchaeological and Taphonomic Perspectives on Hominid and Carnivore Interactions at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.. Department of Anthropology. Indiana University.. 313 pp.
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  • Pobiner, Briana Lee. 2007. Hominin-Carnivore Interactions: Evidence from Modern Carnivore Bone Modification and Early Pleistocene Archaeofaunas (Koobi Fora, Kenya; Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania).. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.. 575 pp.
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  • Tocheri, Matthew. 2007. Three-dimensional riddles of the radial wrist: Derived carpal and carpometacarpal joint morphology in the genus Homo and the implications for understanding the evolution of stone tool-related behaviors in hominins.. Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University.. 326 pp.
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  • Yoo, Yongwook. 2007. Long-Term Changes in the Organziation of Lithic Technology: A Case Study from the Imjin-Hantan River Area, Korea. . McGill University. 369 pp.
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2006

  • Belmaker, Miriam. 2006. Community Structure through Time: 'Ubeidiya, a  Lower Pleistocene Site as a Case Study.. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.. 284 pp.
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  • Heaton, Jason. 2006. Taxonomy of the Sterkfontein Fossil Cercopithecinae: The Papionini of Members 2 and 4 (Gauteng, South Africa).. Indiana University. 479 pp.
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  • Njau, Jackson. 2006. The Relevance of Crocodiles to Oldowan Hominin Paleoecology at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 324 pp.
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  • Olejniczak, Anthony. 2006. Micro-Computed Tomography of Primate Molars.. Stony Brook University. 242 pp.
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  • Lucas, Premo. 2006. Patchiness and Prosociality: Modeling the Evolution and  Archaeology of Plio-Pleistocene Hominin Food Sharing. . University of Arizona. 358 pp.
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  • Van, Arsdale. 2006. Mandibular variation in early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia. Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan. 244 pp.
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2005

  • Abe, Yoshiko. 2005. Hunting and Butchery Patterns of the Evenki in Northern Transbaikalia, Russia.. Stony Brook University. 555 pp.
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  • Kandel, Andrew. 2005. Comparative Studies in Landscape Archaeology.. University of Tübingen. 201 pp.
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  • Minichillo, Thomas. 2005. Middle Stone Age Lithic Study, South Africa:  An Examination of Modern Human Origins. University of Washington. 298 pp.
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  • Tactikos, Joanne. 2005. A Landscape Perspective on the Oldowan from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. The State University of New Jersey. 284 pp.
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2004

  • Tafforeau, Paul. 2004. Aspects Phylogenetiques et fonctionnels de la microstructure de l'email dentaire et de la structure tridimensionnelle des molaires chez les primates fossiles et actuels: Apports de la mircotomographie à rayonnement X synchrotron. Université Montpellier II. 284 pp.
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  • Smith, Tanya. 2004. Incremental Development of Primate Dental Enamel. Stony Brook University. 370 pp.
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  • Moyer, Campbell. 2004. The Organisation of Lithic Technology in the Middle and Early Upper Palaeolithic Industries at the Haua Fteah, Libya  . University of Cambridge. 298 pp.
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  • Morin, Eugène. 2004. Late Pleistocene population interaction in Western Europe and modern human origins: New insights based on the faunal remains from Saint-Césaire, southwestern France. University of Michigan. 450 pp.
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  • Copeland, Sandi. 2004. Paleoanthropological Implications of Vegetation and Wild Plant Resources in Modern Savanna Landscapes, With Implications to Plio-Pleistocene Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. The State University of New Jersey. 422 pp.
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  • Banks, William. 2004. TOOLKIT STRUCTURE AND SITE USE: Results of a High-Power Use-Wear Analysis of Lithic Assemblages from Solutré (Saône-et-Loire), France . University of Kansas. 179 pp.
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2003

  • Reed, Denné N.. 2003. Micromammal Paleoecology: Past and present relationships between African small mammals and their habitats. Stony Brook University. 242 pp.
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  • Rougier, Hélène. 2003. Étude descriptive et comparative de Biache-Saint-Vaast I (Biache-Saint-Vaast, Pas-De-Calais, France). . Université Bordeaux I. 424 pp.
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  • Pilbrow, Varsha. 2003. Dental variation in African apes with implications for understanding patterns of variation in species of fossil apes. New York University. 366 pp.
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2002

  • Weaver, Timothy. 2002. A MULTI-CAUSAL FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF HOMINID HIP MORPHOLOGY. Stanford University. 221 pp.
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  • Steele, Teresa. 2002. RED DEER: THEIR ECOLOGY AND HOW THEY WERE HUNTED BY LATE PLEISTOCENE HOMINIDS IN WESTERN EUROPE. Stanford University. 274 pp.
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  • Soressi, Marie. 2002. The Mousterian of Acheulian Tradition in the southwest of France. Discussion on the significance of the facies based on a comparative study of four sites: Pech-de-l’Azé I, Le Moustier, La Rochette, La Grotte XVI. Thèse de l'Université Bordeaux I. 339 pp.
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  • Rivals, Florent. 2002. Les petits bovidés pléistocènes dans le bassin méditerranéen et le Caucase. Etude paléontologique, biostratigraphique, archéozoologique et paléoécologique.. Université de Perpignan. 417 pp.
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  • Bailey, Shara. 2002. Neandertal Dental Morphology: Implications for modern human origins. Arizona State University. 238 pp.
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2001

  • Weaver, Anne. 2001. THE CEREBELLUM AND COGNITIVE EVOLUTION IN PLIOCENE AND PLEISTOCENE HOMINIDS. University of New Mexico. 309 pp.
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  • Frost, Stephen. 2001. FOSSIL CERCOPITHECIDAE OF THE AFAR DEPRESSION, ETHIOPIA: SPECIES SYSTEMATICS AND COMPARISON TO THE TURKANA BASIN. City University of New York. 463 pp.
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1999

  • Cleuvenot, Emmanuel. 1999. Courbures Sagittales de la Colonne Vertebrale Determinees par la Morphologie des Vertebres. Developpement d'une Nouvelle Methodologie et Application chezHomo sapiens.. Université de Bordeaux. 317 pp.
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1997

  • Bouzouggar, Abdeljalil. 1997. Matières premières, processus de fabrication et de gestion des supports d'outils dans la séquence atérienne de la grotte des Contrabandiers à Témera. Université de Bordeaux. 312 pp.
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1994

  • Crummett, Tracey. 1994. The evolution of shovel shaping: Regional and temporal variation in human incisor morphology. University of Michigan. 363 pp.
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