There is so much to say about the science of our origins, and sometimes the best way to say it is by talking. I love to talk with friends and colleagues about the work they are doing.
At a memorial for Richard Leakey, I shared some ideas about where technology and new discoveries will take paleoanthropology over the next decade.
Insights into the behavioral capabilities of ancient human relatives are beginning to show that some of the abilities we consider human go surprisingly deep in our ancestry.
Lee Berger, Agustin Fuentes, and I had a provocative conversation sharing our different perspectives on work related to the Rising Star cave system.
At this event, I shared new insights about the humanity of our extinct human relatives.
Looking at the new discoveries of the last decade and how have changed the questions we're asking about human origins.
A lecture in 2020 covering some of the latest research and new questions arising from the Rising Star cave system.
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.
On a visit to Charles Darwin's home, I share some perspectives on how paleoanthropologists think about species.
I share some geological and geographical knowledge from the Omo River valley, one part of the African Rift system.
This is a part of the course, Human Evolution: Past and Future, which I presented in 2014.