John Hawks
John Hawks

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1999
Associate Professor of Anthropology
At UW-Madison since 2002

Biological Anthropology

Affiliations: Zoology


I investigate human evolution in its morphological and genetic aspects. During the last year I have been applying genomic data from humans to explain changes in natural selection on human populations. I also have been active in researching the fate of the Neandertals, including their genetic and morphological links to later populations.


I teach a range of courses from the introductory level to graduate level in biological anthropology, human evolution and genetics, and the evolution of human behavior.

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