Selected Publications

Edited Volumes

Reyes Centeno H., Harvati K. (Eds.) 2021. Ancient Connections in Eurasia. Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: DFG Centre for Advanced Studies Series. Kerns Verlag, Tübingen.

Konidaris G., Barkai R., Tourloukis V., Harvati K. 2021. Human elephant interactions: from past to present, pp. 1-398. Tübingen Paleoanthropology Book Series: Contributions in Paleoanthropology 1. Tübingen University Press: Tübingen.

Harvati K., Konidaris G., Tourloukis V. (Eds.) 2018. Special Issue Human Evolution at the Gates of Europe. Quaternary International Special Issue Volume 497 Part A, pp. 1-240.

Harvati K., Jäger G., Reyes-Centeno H. (Eds.) 2018. New Perspectives on the Peopling of the Americas. Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: DFG Centre for Advanced Studies Series. Kerns Verlag, Tübingen.

El Zaatari S., Harvati K., Bae C. (Eds.) 2018. Special Issue Filling the Gaps in the Human Evolutionary Story. Quaternary International, Volume 466 Part A, pp. 1-106.

Harvati K., Roksandic, M. (Eds.) 2016. Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia: Human Evolution and its Context. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Springer: Dordrecht.

Harvati K., Harrison, T. (Eds.) 2006. Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Springer: Dordrecht.

Selected recent journal articles

Harvati K., Ackerman R.R. 2022. Merging Morphological and Genetic Evidence to assess hybridization in Western Eurasian Late Pleistocene hominins. Nature Ecology & Evolution 6, 1573-1585 

Harvati K., Reyes Centeno H. 2022. Evolution of Homo in the Middle and Late Pleistocene. Journal of Human Evolution 173, 103279

Guibert-Cardin J., Tourloukis V., Thompson N., Panagopoulou E., Harvati K., Nicoud E., Beyries S. 2022. The function of small tools in Europe during the Middle Pleistocene: The case of Marathousa 1 (Megalopolis, Greece). Journal of Lithic Studies 9(1), 1-29.

Röding C., Stringer C., Lacruz R.S., Harvati K. 2022. Mugharet el’Aliya: affinities of an enigmatic North African Aterian maxillary fragment. American Journal of Biological Anthropology 

Kunze J., Karakostis F.A., Merker S., Peresani M., Hotz G., Tourloukis V., Harvati K. 2022. Entheseal patterns suggest habitual tool use in early hominins. PaleoAnthropology 2022:2, 195-210

Konidaris G., Athanassiou A., Panagopoulou E., Harvati K. 2022. First record of Macaca (Cercopithecidae, Primates) in the Middle Pleistocene of Greece. Journal of Human Evolution 162, 103104

Karakostis F.A., Reyes-Centeno H., Franken M., Hotz G., Rademaker K., Harvati K. 2021. Bio-cultural evidence of precise manual activities in an Early Holocene individual of the high-altitude Peruvian Andes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 174, 35-48

Karakostis F.A., Harvati K. 2021. New horizons in reconstructing past human behavior: Introducing the “Tübingen University Validated Entheses-based Reconstruction of Activity” method. Evolutionary Anthropology 30, 185-198

Karakostis F.A., Häufle D., Anastopoulou I., Moraitis K., Hotz, G., Tourloukis V., Harvati K. 2021. Biomechanics of the human thumb and the evolution of dexterity. Current Biology 31, 1-9

McGrath, K, Limmer, LS, Lockey, AL, Guatelli-Steinberg, D, Reid, DJ, Wityel, C, Bocaege, E, McFarlin, SC, El Zaatari, S. 2021. 3D enamel profilometry reveals faster growth but similar stress severity in Neanderthal versus Homo sapiens teeth. Scientific Reports 11:522.

Bosman A., Reyes-Centeno H., Harvati K. 2020. A virtual assessment of the suprainiac depressions on the Eyasi I (Tanzania) and Aduma ADU-VP-1/3 (Ethiopia) Pleistocene hominin crania. Journal of Human Evolution 145, 102815

Rathmann, H., Reyes-Centeno H. 2020. Testing the utility of dental morphological trait combinations for inferring human neutral genetic variation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 117(20), 10769-10777

Harvati K., Röding C., Bosman A., Karakostis F.A., Grün R., Stringer C., Karkanas P., Thompson N.C., Koutoulidis V., Moulopoulos L.A., Gorgoulis V.G., Kouloukoussa M. 2019. Apidima Cave fossils provide the earliest evidence of Homo sapiens in Eurasia. Nature 571, 500-504

Mori T., Harvati K. 2019. Basicranial ontogeny comparison in Pan and Homo and its use for developmental stage definition of KNM-ER42700. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 170, 579-594

Lacruz R.S., Stringer C.B., Kimbel W.H., Wood B., Harvati K., O’Higgins P., Bromage T.G., Arsuaga J.-L. 2019. The evolutionary history of the human face. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 726-736

Kranioti E., Grigorescu D., Harvati K. 2019. State of the art forensic techniques reveal evidence for interpersonal violence ca. 30.000 years ago. PLoSONE 14(7): e0216718

Francken M., Beier J., Reyes-Centeno H., Harvati K., Rademaker K. 2018. The human skeletal remains from the Cuncaicha rockshelter, Peru. In (K. Harvati, G. Jäger, H. Reyes-Centeno, eds.): New Perspectives on the Peopling of the Americas, pp. 125-152.

Beier J., Anthes N., Wahl J., Harvati K. 2018. Similar cranial trauma prevalence among Neanderthals and Upper Paleolithic humans. Nature 563, 686-690

Karakostis F.A., Hotz G., Tourloukis V., Harvati K. 2018. Evidence for precison grasping in Neandertal daily activities. Science Advances 4, eaat2369

El Zaatari, S. 2018. The central Levantine corridor: the Paleolithic of Lebanon. Quaternary International 466:33-47.

Tourloukis V., Harvati K. 2018. The Palaeolithic record of Greece: a synthesis of the evidence and a research agenda for the future. Quaternary International, 466, 48-65

Posth C., Nakatsuka N., Lazaridis I., Skoglund P., Mallick S., Lamnidis T.C., Rohland N., Nägele K., Adamski N., Bertolini E., Broomandkhoshbacht N., Cooper A., Culleton B.J., Ferraz da Silva T., Ferry M., Furtwängler A., Haak W., Harkins K., Harper T.K., Hünemeier T., Lawson A.M., Llamas B., Michel M., Nelson E., Oppenheimer J., Patterson N., Schiffels S., Sedig J., Stewardson K., Talamo S., Wang C.-C., Hublin J.-J., Hubbe M., Harvati K., Beier J., Francken M., Kaulicke P., Reyes-Centeno H., Rademaker K., Trask W.R., Robinson M., Gutierrez S.M., Prufer K.M., Salazar-Garcia D.C., Chim E.N., Müller Plumm Gomes L., Lopes Alves M., Liryo A., Inglez M., Oliveira R.E., Bernardo D., Barioni A., Wesolowski V., Scheifler N.A., Rivera M.A., Plens C.R., Messineo P., Figuti L., Corach D., Scabuzzo C., Eggers S., Dantas de Blasis P.R., Reindel M., Méndez C., Politis G., Tomasto-Cagigao E., Kennett D.J., Strauss A., Fehren-Schmitz L., Krause J., Reich D. 2018. Reconstructing the deep population history of Central and South America. Cell 175, 1185-1197

Hublin J.J., Ben-Ncer A., Bailey S., Freideline S., Neubauer S., Skinner M.M., Bergmann I., Le Cabec A., Benazzi S., Harvati K., Gunz P. 2017. New fossils from Jebel Irhoud (Morocco) and the Pan-African origin of Homo sapiens. Nature 546, 289-292.

Rathmann H., Reyes-Centeno H., Ghirotto S., Creanza N., Hanihara T., Harvati K. 2017.  Reconstructing human population history from dental phenotypes. Scientific Reports 7, 12495.

Sahle, Y, El Zaatari, S, White, TD. 2017. Hominid butchers and biting crocodiles in the African Plio-Pleistocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 114:13164-13169.

Singh N., Albert F.W., Plyusnina I., Trut L., Pӓӓbo S., Harvati K. 2017. Facial shape differences between rats selected for tame and aggressive behaviors. PLOS ONE 12(4): e0175043

Fu Q., Posth C., Hajdinjak M., Petr M., Mallick S., Fernandes D., Furtwängler A., Haak W., Meyer M., Mittnik A., Nickel B., Peltzer A., Rohland N., Slon V., Lazaridis I., Lipson M., Schiffels S., Skoglund P., Gély B., Benazzi S., Gonzales Morales M.R., Peresani M., Straus L.G., Caramelli D., Lari M., Ronchitelli A., Valentin F., Constantin S., Coppola D., Grigorescu D., Neugebauer-Maresch C., Thevenet C., Wehrberger K., Crevecoeur I., Rougier H., Semal P., Cupillard C., Bocherens H., Mannino M., Conard N.J., Harvati K., Moiseyev V., Drucker D.G., Svoboda J., Pinhasi R., Kelso J., Patterson N., Krause J., Pääbo S., Reich D. 2016. The genetic history of Ice Age Europe. Nature 524, 200-2005

Reyes-Centeno H., Ghirotto S., Détroit F., Grimaud-Hervé D., Barbujani G., Harvati K. 2014. Genomic and Cranial Phenotype Data Support Multiple Modern Human Dispersals from Africa and a Southern Route into Asia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 111, 7248-7253