HEB Course List 2016-17

REV 2016-09-02

Human Evolutionary Biology
2016-2017 Course List
Note: courses are subject to change

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

 

Term

Course #

Course Name

Instructor(s)

Meeting Times

Fulfills Area Requirement

Either

HEB 91r

Supervised Reading and Research

Various

Arranged

research seminar

Fall
2016

HEB 99a

Tutorial - Senior Year

Various; Thesis Coordinator is Nick Holowka

N/A

 

HEB 1200

Neanderthals and Other Extinct Humans (limited to 10)

Bridget Alex

Tu Th 1-2:30

evolution

HEB 1250

Genetics and Human Evolution (limited to 12)

Amanda Lobell

Th 2-4

HEB 1280

Human Nature (lecture with discussion sections)

Joe Henrich, Richard Wrangham, Alex Rosati

M W F 11-12

behavior

HEB 1290

Cultural Evolution: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (limited to 30)

Joe Henrich

M W 2-3:30

behavior

HEB 1312

Human Sexuality (limited to 12)

Judith Flynn

Th 2:30-4:30

 

HEB 1320

Stones, Bones, and the Evolution of Human Behavior

Manuel Dominguez-Rodrigo

Tu Th 10-11:30

HEB 1321

Food, Drink and Energy (limited to 8)

Noreen Tuross, Linda Reynard

M W 11-12

research seminar

HEB 1418

Research Methods in Endocrinology (limited to 8)

Susan Lipson

M W F 11-12

research seminar

HEB 1440

Perceptions of Primates

Lara Durgavich

Th 1-4

HEB 1480

Building the Human Body (a.k.a. Human Evolution through Developmental Change) (limited to 12)

Terry Capellini, Neil Roach

T Th 10-11:30 (plus lab section)

research seminar

HEB 1610

Genes and Human Adaptations (seminar)

Maryellen Ruvolo

W 1-4

LS 2

Life Sciences: Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy

Dan Lieberman, Andy Biewener, George Lauder

M W F 1-2 (plus lab section)

anatomy/physiology

FS 50J

Freshman Seminar: The Exceptional Primate

Manuel Dominguez-Rodrigo

M 2-5

FS 50P

Freshman Seminar: Food, Up Close and Personal

Noreen Tuross

M 2-5

Spring
2017

HEB 97

Sophomore Tutorial

Brenda Frazier

Sections arranged

foundation

HEB 99b

Tutorial - Senior Year

Various; Thesis Coordinator is Nick Holowka

N/A

 

HEB 1210

Research in Comparative Biomechanics (limited to 8)

Neil Roach, Nick Holowka

Arranged

research seminar

HEB 1300

Evolutionary Origins of the Human Mind (limited to 20)

Alexandra Rosati

M W 1-2:30

behavior 

HEB 1310

Hormones and Behavior (lecture with discussion sections)

Carole Hooven

M W 11-12:30

anatomy/physiology

HEB 1313

Stress (limited to 10)

Judith Flynn

Th 2:30-4:30

 

HEB 1330

Primate Social Behavior (lecture with discussion sections)

Richard Wrangham, Vivek Venkataraman

M, W, F 11-12

behavior

HEB 1361

Hormones and Life History (lecture with discussion sections)

Peter Ellison, Susan Lipson

M W 1-2:30

HEB 1410

Gut Microbiome and Human Health (limited to 8)

Rachel Carmody

Th 1-4

research seminar

HEB 1419

Lab Methods in Human Evolutionary Biology (limited to 10)

Linda Reynard

W 1-4

research seminar

HEB 1420

Human Evolutionary Anatomy (course w/lab sections)

Katie Zink, Neil Roach

Tu Th 1-2:30

anatomy/physiology

HEB 1424

Evolutionary Medicine (limited to 12)

Lara Durgavich

Th 1-4

HEB 1430

Research Methods in Comparative Cognition

Alexandra Rosati

TBD

research seminar

HEB 1540

Human Migration (limited to 10)

Noreen Tuross

W 2-4

research seminar

LS 1b

Intro to Life Sciences: Genetics, Genomics & Evolution (lecture & lab)

Various

Tu, Th 10-11:30 (plus lab section)

foundation

SLS 16

Human Evolution and Human Health (lecture & lab)

Dan Lieberman

Tu, Th 1-2:30

evolution