Last year we introduced you to Leakey Foundation Research grantee Jason Lewis who was awarded during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Pleistocene & Holocene archaeological assemblages from Kisese II Shelter, Tanzania." Here he updates us on his team's progress!
Jason E. Lewis is a Research Assistant Professor wth the Turkana Basin Institute and Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant for his project entitled “Pleistocene & Holocene archaeological assemblages from Kisese II Shelter, Tanzania.”
Nancy Stevens Nancy Stevens is a professor at Ohio University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant in the spring of 2011 for her project entitled “Oligocene primates from the Nsungwe Formation of Tanzania.”
The late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation (~25Ma) is located in the Rukwa Rift Basin in southwestern Tanzania. These deposits represent the only late Oligocene primate fossil… more »
Alia Gurtov at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. This January we introduced you to fall 2014 grantee Alia Gurtov. Here she updates us on the progress of her project entitled “Dental microwear analysis of Early Pleistocene hominin foraging seasonality.” I have long been interested in the ecological constraints on ancient human behavior. For my PhD research, I am studying the impact of seasonality… more »