Ph.D., University of Oregon
Professor Aaron Blackwell is a human biologist and behavioral ecologist whose research examines health and life history in small scale Amazonian societies. His research examines how immune function develops in populations exposed to high levels of pathogens and how early life experiences shape health later in life in both small scale and industrialized populations. His research incorporates both field and laboratory work to examine biological outcomes.
Introduction to Biological Anthropology Evidence for human evolution; evolutionary explanations of human variation; techniques of biological anthropology.