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Leigh, Steven Robert Professor

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  • human and primate evolution, growth and development, primate-microbe Interactions

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ANTH 2010 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Detailed consideration of human biology, the place of humans in the animal kingdom, primate ecology and fossil evidence for human evolution. Required for ANTH majors.
  • ANTH 2020 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Continuation of ANTH 2010. Emphasizes genetics, human variation, and microevolution. Recommended prerequisite: ANTH 2010..
  • ANTH 4120 - Advanced Biological Anthropology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Selected topics in physical anthropology emphasizing faculty specialties. Topics may include population genetics and its application to understanding modern human diversity, human population biology, and primate ecology and evolution. Check with department for semester offerings. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: ANTH 2010 or ANTH 2020 or EBIO 1210 or EBIO 1220. Same as ANTH 5120.
  • ANTH 4125 - Evolution and the Human Life Cycle: A Primate Life History Perspective
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Surveys primate biology, behavior and ecology using a life history approach. Using a comparative approach, explores life history as mammals, as primates and as humans by focusing on evolutionary decisions that occur during different life stages. Same as ANTH 5125.
  • ANTH 4710 - Departmental Honors in Anthropology 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Course work built around theme of research design as a means of integrating previous training in the field of anthropology as well as providing an opportunity to perform creative scientific investigations. Prepares students to write an honors thesis in ANTH 4720. Required of students doing Anthropology departmental honors.
  • ANTH 4720 - Departmental Honors in Anthropology 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Continuation of ANTH 4710. Recommended prerequisite: ANTH 4710.
  • ANTH 5120 - Advanced Biological Anthropology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Selected topics in physical anthropology emphasizing faculty specialties. Topics may include population genetics and its application to understanding modern human diversity, human population biology, and primate ecology and evolution. Check with department for semester offerings. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as ANTH 4120.

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