Events with John Hawks
Lecture: Are we the last Neanderthals?
At this event, I shared new insights about the humanity of our extinct human relatives.
Lecture: New mysteries of human origins
Looking at the new discoveries of the last decade and how have changed the questions we're asking about human origins.
Lecture: How Homo naledi matters to our origins
A lecture in 2020 covering some of the latest research and new questions arising from the Rising Star cave system.
Lecture: Who were the ancestors of the Neandertals?
Looking at what we know about Neandertal origins and how our understanding has changed in the last decade.
My photo of the Neo skull is named one of the top science images of the year
I am feeling really honored to have one of my photos of Neo included as one of Cosmos magazine’s “Top 10 science images of 2017” [https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/top-10-science-images-of-2017]. It’s the frontal view of the Neo skull. I’ve always thought that human evolutionary science has some
Lecture: How Homo naledi is changing human origins
A talk with an audience at UW–Madison covers our work on Homo naledi, including the recently-published Lesedi Chamber remains and the age of the fossils.