FORA.tv Speaker - Kristen Hawkes

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Biography

Kristen Hawkes is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of Utah. Her ethnographic projects with hunter-gatherers investigate sex and age differences in foraging strategies to improve hypotheses about human evolution. The importance of grandmothers' help for youngsters when their mothers have newborns focused her attention on the evolution of human longevity, and prompted continuing comparisons of human and chimpanzee life history. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Scientific Executive Committee of the Leakey Foundation.

2 Programs

Female in Evolution: Hunter/Foragers Q&A

04.28.12 | 00:21:48 min | 0 comments

Inside the Minds of Modern Hunter and Gatherers

04.28.12 | 00:29:50 min | 0 comments