HEB Course List 2015-16

rev. 2015-07-20

Human Evolutionary Biology
2015-2016 Course List

For advice, contact:
• Dr. Carole Hooven, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, hooven@fas.harvard.edu
• Dr. Brenda Frazier, Associate Concentration Advisor, bfrazier@fas.harvard.edu

NOTE: Offerings and times subject to change
Fall 2015
course # course title Instructor(s) Meeting time fulfills what requirement
HEB 91r Supervised Reading and Research Carole Hooven N/A  
HEB 99a Tutorial - Senior Year (w/writing skills component) Lara Durgavich N/A  
HEB 1200 Neanderthals and Human Evolutionary Theory (limited to 10) Tanya Smith Th 3-5:30 foundation/evolution
HEB 1290 Cultural Evolution: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (limited to 36)  (new lecture course w/sections) Joe Henrich, James Robinson, Nathan Nunn TBA  
HEB 1312 Human Sexuality: Research and Presentation Seminar (limited to 15) Judith Flynn TBA: Th or F 2-4  
HEB 1321 Food, Drink and Energy (limit to 8) Noreen Tuross, Linda Reynard W 2-5 anatomy/physiology
HEB 1335 Behavioral Ecology of Chimpanzees (limit to 12) Zarin Machanda T 2-5 behavior
HEB 1351 Reproductive Ecology (lecture course) Lara Durgavich T Th 10-11:30
(plus discussion section if enrollment is over 35)
HEB 1355 Evolution and Religion (seminar, limit to 20) Peter Ellison  M 3-5  
HEB 1413 Mechanics of the Human Diet (limit to 12) Katie Zink  Tu Th 1-2:30 research seminar
HEB 1418 Endocrinology and Behavior: Research Seminar (limited to 8) Susan Lipson M W F 11-12
(w/ lab sections on M & W afternoons, per student availability)
research seminar
HEB 1421 Teeth (limited to 6) Tanya Smith W 3-5:30 research seminar
HEB 1463 Molecular Evolution of Primates (limited to 12) Maryellen Ruvolo  TBA research seminar
HEB 1480  Human Evolution through Developmental Change (limited to 12) Terry Capellini, Neil Roach T Th 10-11:30
(plus lab section TBD)
HEB 1540 Human Migration (limited to 10) Noreen Tuross Tu 1-3 research seminar
HEB 1562 The Behavioral Biology of Aggression (limited to 16) Richard Wrangham, Carole Hooven Tu 1-3:30 behavior
LS2 Life Sciences: Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy (lecture course) Dan Lieberman, Andy Biewener, George Lauder M W F 1-2 foundation/ anatomy/physiology
Spring 2016
course # course title Instructor(s) Preferred meeting time fulfills what requirement
HEB 91r Supervised Reading and Research Carole Hooven N/A  
HEB 97 Sophomore Tutorial Brenda Frazier N/A  
HEB 99b Tutorial - Senior Year Lara Durgavich N/A  
HEB 1210 Research in Comparative Biomechanics: Seminar Dan Lieberman N/A research seminar
HEB 1300 Evolutionary Origins of Human Cognition (new lecture course w/sections) Alexandra Rosati   behavior
HEB 1313 Stress: Research and Presentation Seminar (limit to 15) Judith Flynn Th or F 2-4  
HEB 1330 Primate Social Behavior (lecture course) Richard Wrangham, Zarin Machanda M, W, F 10-11 (second option if timeslot unavailable: M, W, F, 1-2) foundation/behavior
HEB 1419 Lab Methods in Human Evolutionary Biology (limited to 10) Linda Reynard    
HEB 1420 Human Evolutionary Anatomy Katie Zink, Neil Roach Tu Th 1-2:30 anatomy/physiology
HEB 1422 Human Origins in Context David Pilbeam, John Barry, Zarin Machanda Tu, Th 10-11:30
(w/ weekly sections on Tu, Wed, Thu
HEB 1451 Primate Functional Genetics and Genomics  (seminar) (limited to 12) (term not specified) Terry Capellini T Th 10-11:30
(second option if timeslot unavailable: T Th 1-2:30)
research seminar
LS 1b Introduction to the Life Sciences: Genetics, Genomics & Evolution (lecture & lab) Maryellen Ruvolo, Hopi Hoekstra, Pardis Sabeti, Paul Eggan Tu, Th 10-11:30 foundation/ genetics
SLS 16 Human Evolution and Human Health (lecture course) Dan Lieberman Tu, Th 1-2:30 foundation/ evolution