Assoc. Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado Boulder
Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology
September 16 – 3:30p – Silsby 113
A collection of videos produced by the Dartmouth Ethnography Lab in the Anthropology Department at Dartmouth College
Professor Dominy, an evolutionary biologist at Dartmouth College, was quoted in The New York Times science article "A 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: Did Lucy Fall From a Tree?".
A new paper in Science Advances co-authored by researchers including Professor Dominy and a former post-doc in the department, Amanda Melin, reports on the genomes of colugos and pen-tailed treeshrews, and reinforces the hypothesized sister relationship between colugos and primates.
Join us on Aug. 19 for Primates in Antiquity, a one-day multidisciplinary symposium conceived to explore and interpret the iconography of monkeys and apes in antiquity. Free and open to public but registration is required!
Jeremy DeSilva recalls that when he visited Wits in 2009 Berger offered to open the fossil vault. “A lot of people in our business are petrified to be wrong,” DeSilva told me. “You have to be willing to be wrong. What Lee is doing takes that to another level.”
How did primates develop a taste for alcohol? BBC Newsday's Julian Keane finds out why from Professor Dominy, co-author of the recent publication "Alcohol discrimination and preferences in two species of nectar-feeding primate" by Sam Gochman '18.
Thomas Kraft, Ph.D. student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Dartmouth College, is one of the grantees for his proposal: Shifting co-residence and interaction patterns in a transitioning hunter-gatherer society.
The recipient of this Award possesses intellectual curiosity, a commitment to the pursuit of new knowledge, a strong interest in teaching, and a sense of social responsibility to the academic community.