Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie

William Daniel Snyder M. Sc.

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Abteilung Ältere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie
Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters
Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen
Burgsteige 11, Schloss Hohentübingen
D-72070 Tübingen


Email: william.snyderspam prevention@student.uni-tuebingen.de

Mehr Infos unter: https://sites.google.com/view/williamdanielsnyder/home
 

Research interests

  • The evolution of culture and cognition
  • Interplay of culture, cogntion and technology in the Lower Paleolithic
  • Modern human origins
     

Reserch project goals

My current PhD project explores the experimental methods for the study
of human cognition and tool use.
 

Education

Oct. 2015 - Apr. 2018
M.Sc. in Archaeological Sciences
Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen
Specialization: Paleoanthropology
Thesis: Geometric morphometrics of the enigmatic E.688 sacrum from the
site of Broken Hill, Kabwe, Zambia
Supervised by: Prof. Katerina Harvati and Dr. Markus Bastir

Aug. 2011-May 2015
B.S. in Anthropology and Human Biology and German Studies
Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Thesis: Social Learning Processes in Acheulean Hand-axe Production,
/summa cum laude/
Supervised by: Prof. Dietrich Stout

Poster

SNYDER, WILLIAM, 2017. Preliminary Findings on the 3D geometric
morphometry of the fossil sacrum from Broken Hill, Zambia. Poster
presented at the 3rd Annual DFG Center Symposium, Modern Human Origins
and Dispersal, Tübingen, Germany

Laboratory/technical and field experience

August 2017
Paleolithic Fieldwork, Nahal Me'arot Nature Reserve, Israel
Directed by Dr. Andrew Kandel and Dr. Ron Shimelmitz

Mar.-Feb. 2016
Paleolithic Fieldwork, Sharjah Emirate, UAE
Directed by Dr. Knut Bretzke

2014-15
Paleolithic Technology Laboratory, Emory University, USA
Supervised by Prof. Dietrich Stout

2012-13
Laboratory for Comparative Human Biology, Emory University, USA
Supervised by Prof. Carol Worthman