Prospective Students

If you are preparing to apply to graduate school and would like to work with me, please contact me before you submit your application. Please send me an email with your research interests, an updated CV, and why you think that the IDPAS is right for you.

Current Students

Marlee Harris

PhD Student, IDPAS, Stony Brook University

Marlee is a PhD Student interested in the evolution of hominin cognition associated with the origins of stone tool technology. In particular her research will investigate the role of toolmaking activities in shaping hominin brain organization through lithic analysis of early archaeological sites located in West Turkana, Kenya.


Jenna Anderson

PhD Candidate, IDPAS, Stony Brook University

Jenna is a PhD student studying hominin cognitive evolution in the Later Acheulean through the lithic analysis of 5 sites located in West Turkana, Kenya.


Past Students

Hilary Duke, PhD

Faculty of Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

Hilary is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on lithic technology dating to the earlier phases of hominin evolution. She use both multivariate methods of lithic analysis and an experimental approach to interpret knapping strategies in the archaeological record and to examine what these suggest about the evolution of hominin minds.


Sophie Clément, PhD

Archaeologist at the Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives

Sophie completed her PhD in 2019.



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