HEB Course List 2021-22

ver. 2021-08-25

Human Evolutionary Biology
Fall 2021 Course List

For advice, contact:
Dr. Carole Hooven, Concentration Advisor/Co-DUS, hooven@fas.harvard.edu

(UL=Upper Level, JRS=Junior Research Seminar)

Course Number

Course Title

Instructor(s)

Meeting Time

Location

Requirement(s)

91R

Reading & Research

Carole Hooven (coordinator)

n/a

n/a

 

99A

Senior Thesis

Sarah Kessler

Tues 3:00 - 4:15 pm

MCZ 535A

 

1290

Genes, Mind, and Culture

Joe Henrich, Amy Clark

M/W 10:30 - 11:45 am

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

 

1304

Why the flat face? How evolution, growth, and behavior has shaped the way we look

Julie Lawrence

T/TH 1:30PM–2:45PM

Peabody Museum 52H

(ONLINE 9/2 to 9/16)

 

1311

Human Locomotion (seminar limited to 12)

Andrew Yegian

W/F 12:00-1:15 pm

PM 52H

UL

1330

Primate Social Behavior

Martin Surbeck, Isaac Schamberg

T/Th 10:30-11:45 am

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

Behavior

1334

Grunts, Gurgles, and Grammar: Primate Communication and the Origins of Language (limited to 15)

Isaac Schamberg

M/W 3:00-4:14 pm

MCZ 535A

 

1380

Behavioral Biology of Women

Lara Durgavich

T/Th 9:00-10:15 am

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

 

1381

The Arrogant Ape (enrollment limited to 20)

Christine Webb

Th 3:00-5:00 pm

PM 52H

 

1392

What Game Theory Reveals About Social Behavior

Bethany Burum

T/Th 3:00-4:15 pm

MCZ 529 (DeVore) *

 

1404

Human Adaptation

Neil Roach

W 9:45 - 11:45 am

MCZ 541

 Evolution

1406

Human Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism (seminar limited to 8)

Noreen Tuross

Th 12:00-2:45 pm

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

JRS

1410

Gut Microbiome & Human Health

Rachel Carmody

W 3:00-5:00 pm

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

JRS, UL

1432

Research in Cultural Evolution

Joe Henrich

n/a

n/a

 

1480

Building the Human Body (enrollment limited to 20)

Terry Capellini

T/Th 10:30-11:45 am

MCZ 541

JRS, Evolution

2480

Human Nature (Graduate Level)

Erin Hecht/Martin Subeck

M/W 1:30-2:45

 

 

3600

Current Issues in Human Evolutionary Biology (Tuesday@Noon)

Henrich, Lieberman

Tues 12:00-1:15 pm

MCZ 529 (DeVore)

 

GENED 1056

Human Nature (formerly HEB 1280)

Erin Hecht/Martin Subeck

M/W 1:30-2:45

 

Behavior

LS2

Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy

Dan Lieberman

M/W/F 12:00-1:15 pm

 

Ant/Phys

 

 

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology (HEB) course schedule, spring term 2022

Course Number

Course Title

Instructor(s)

Time

Location

Requirement

91R

Reading & Research

Carole Hooven (coordinator)

     

97

Sophomore Tutorial

TBD

     

99B

Senior Thesis

Sarah Kessler

     

1210

Experimental Biomechanics and Physiology (limited to 8)

Andrew Yegian/Sarah Kessler

     

1310

Hormones & Human Behavior

Carole Hooven

     

1317

Evolution, Anatomy, and Physiology of Sleep (limited to 8)

Jo Mattot

     

1326

Ancient DNA as a Window into the Human Past (seminar limited to 15)

David Reich

     

1339

The Human Brain in the Animal Kingdom

Erin Hecht

     

1420

Human Evolutionary Anatomy

Jo Mattot/Neil Roach

     

1440

Perceptions of Primates: The Art of Science Communication

Lara Durgavich

     

1451

Primate Genetics and Genomics

Terry Capellini

     

1600

Evolutionary Genetics of Complex Human Traits

Maryellen Ruvolo

     

3200

Proseminar

Rachel Carmody

     

3600

Current Issues in Human Evolutionary Biology

Henrich, Lieberman

     

GENED 1027

Human Evolution and Human Health

Dan Lieberman

   

Evolution

LS1B

Intro to Life Sciences

       
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