Paläoanthropologie

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Background

2009 Habilitation, Paleoanthropology. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.
2001 Ph. D. in Anthropology, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School and New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology
1998 M.A. in Anthropology, Hunter College, CUNY
1994 B.A. in Anthropology (Summa Cum Laude), Columbia College, Columbia University

Academic Positions

2009-

Professor, Director of Paleoanthropology. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

2005-

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, City University of New York Graduate School

2004-

Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

2001-2004

Assistant Professor, New York University

2000

Adjunct Lecturer, Lehman College, CUNY

1997

Adjunct Lecturer, Lehman College, CUNY

1995-1997

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, CUNY

Awards and Fellowships

2014 Landesforschungspreis Baden-Württemberg for basic research
2010

Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (link)

2009

Hellenes abroad award - Woman of the year 2009, Europe

2007

TIME Magazine top ten scientific discoveries of 2007 (link)

2006

Presentation Prize, 150 Years of Neanderthal Conference

2000-2001

City University of New York Dissertation Year Fellowship.

1998-2000

American Museum of Natural History Doctoral Fellowship.

1997-1999

Alexander S. Onassis Foundation Doctoral Fellowship.

1998

E. A. Hooton Student Prize, American Association of Physical Anthropologists

1994-1997

Research Fellowship, City University of New York / NYCEP

1993

Stigler Fund Award, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University.

1993

ΦBK, Rabi Scholar’s Society, Columbia University.

Recent external grants

2017-2021 ERC Consolidator Grant (PI)
‘Human Evolution at the Crossroads’ (CROSSROADS)
2015-2018 DFG Centre for Advanced Studies (co-PI; with G. Jäger)
‘Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past’
2012-2016 ERC Starting Grant (PI)
‘Paleoanthropology at the Gates of Europe’ (PaGE)
2016 DFG Research Grant (PI; with J. Wahl)
Paleolithic trauma patterns: differences between Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans’
  DFG Major Instrumentation Grant (PI; with H. Scherf)
'High Resolution Microfocus/Nanofocus CT system'

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