Ep #10 Show Notes | John Hawks: Human Evolution, Neanderthals, Paleoanthropology & Human Diversity
About the Guest: Dr. John Hawks is a paleoanthropologist and professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It studies all aspects of human evolution, from fossils & anatomy to population genetics & evolution.
Episode Summary: Nick talks to paleoanthropologist John Hawks, PhD about the story of human evolution. Dr. Hawks touches on everything from Neanderthals and our relationship to them, to the evolution of culture & religion, to what we're learning from sequencing ancient DNA extracted from human fossils.