Brian Villmoare

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Author: Brian Villmoare

Brian Villmoare is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). His research interests range from broad questions of evolutionary theory to high-resolution studies of the hominin face. His current research projects include studying the role of selection and genetics in evolutionary change and extinction, the specific evolutionary constraints and selection pressures responsible for hominin craniofacial form, and paleoanthropological fieldwork in Ethiopia. In 2013 he participated in the discovery of the oldest fossil specimen of our genus, Homo.

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