Katerina Harvati

Katerina Harvati

Director Paleoanthropology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Breaking the Wall to the Next Generation. Are We Providing the Right Conditions for Young Scientific Success?

Prof. Harvati is a paleoanthropologist specializing in Neanderthal evolution, modern human origins and the application of 3-D geometric morphometric methods to paleoanthropology. Her research was named one of the top 10 scientific discoveries of the year 2007 by TIME magazine for demonstrating the African origin of all modern humans. Prof. Harvati has organized international symposia on Neanderthal evolution and modern human origins. Her work has been published in Nature, Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Evolutionary Anthropology, Journal of Human Evolution, American Journal of Physical Anthropology and other peer-reviewed international journals. Prof. Harvati is also adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the City University of New York Graduate Center.