HEB Course List 2021-22

rev. 2022-01-19

Human Evolutionary Biology
Spring 2022 Course List

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

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

Course Number Course Title Instructor(s) Time Location Requirement
91R Reading & Research Carole Hooven (coordinator) n/a n/a JRS, UL
97 Sophomore Tutorial Dan Lieberman/Tommy Flint n/a n/a Soph Tutorial
99B Senior Thesis Julie Lawrence Tues 3:00-4:15 pm PM 52H  
1210 Experimental Biomechanics and Physiology (limited to 8) Andrew Yegian W 12:00-1:15 pm MCZ 539 JRS, UL
1310 Hormones & Human Behavior (limited to 12) Carole Hooven W 12:00-2:30 DeVore Behavior
1317 Evolution, Anatomy, and Physiology of Sleep (limited to 12) Jo Mattot T/Th 4:30-5:45 pm PM 52H JRS
1326 Ancient DNA as a Window into the Human Past (seminar limited to 15) David Reich MW 9:00-10:15 Devore UL
1337 Coexistence in Crisis: How Animals Made Us Human (limit 12) Christine Webb Thurs 3:00-5:00 pm MCZ 541  
1339 The Human Brain in the Animal Kingdom Erin Hecht T/Th 10:30-11:45 DeVore Behavior
1373 Explaining Beauty (seminar limited to 16) Bethany Burum Th 3:00-5:00 pm DeVore  
1420 Human Evolutionary Anatomy Jo Mattot T/Th 1:30-2:45 PM 52H Anat/Phys, UL
1440 Perceptions of Primates: The Art of Science Communication (limit 10) Lara Durgavich W 9:45-11:45 am PM 52H  
1451 Primate Genetics and Genomics Terry Capellini T/Th 10:30-11:45 MCZ 541 UL
1600 Evolutionary Genetics of Complex Human Traits (limited to 8) Maryellen Ruvolo MWF 10:30-11:45 Virtual  
2339 The Human Brain in the Animal Kingdom (Graduate Level) Erin Hecht T/Th 10:30-11:45 DeVore  
2490 Human Evolution and Human Health (Graduate Level) Julie Lawrence F 12:00-1:15pm PM 52H  
3200 Proseminar Rachel Carmody W 12:45 - 2:45pm PM 52H  
           
GENED 1027 Human Evolution and Human Health Dan Lieberman T/Th 1:30-2:45 pm TBA Evolution
LS1B Intro to Life Sciences Hoekstra, Berry, Sabeti, Park, Gharaei T/Th 1:30-2:45 pm TBA Anat/Phys.

   

Fall 2021 (previous semester) Course List

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

 

 

 

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