John W Kappelman


John W Kappelman
Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 471 0055
Email: jkappelman@austin.utexas.edu

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John Kappelman is interested in the evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins. He currently directs an ongoing field project in the latest Oligocene/earliest Miocene of northwestern Ethiopia and participates in field projects in Turkey and China. Kappelman is also the principal investigator on a web-based comparative primate osteological database, The eSkeletons Project, and also the PI on a project for developing customizable multimedia exam delivery software, The Virtual Exams Project. His research interests include paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging.

Media Rep Contact

Rachel Griess (primary)
512-471-2689
email

David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
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