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Ohio State University
Department of Anthropology

Educational Program
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Director: Dr. Clark Spencer Larsen, Chairman, E-mail:
Phone: 1 (614) 292-4117   Fax: 1 (614) 292-4155  
124 West 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210 UNITED STATES
Institution: Ohio State University

Mission: The primatology segment of the anthropology Ph.D. program deals primarily with the behavior and socioecology of endangered monkeys in Asia and Latin America.

Principal Research Programs: The anthropology faculty research interests vary widely offering students the opportunity to follow numerous research specialties: Aging/Gerontology; Archaeological method & theory; Belief Systems and world view; Bioarchaeology; Biomedical anthropology; Culture & development; Ecological anthropology; Evolutionary genetics; Forensics; Human and nonhuman primates evolution and ecology; Human population biology; Paleoethnobotany; Paleopathology.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Conservation; Socioecology; Financial support occasionally available

Number of Staff: 12

Associated Field Sites: Field research has occurred/is occurring in Ecuador and China. Other projects have been done in India, Indonesia and the Caribbean. Contact Frank E. Poirier.

Last Updated: 2003-10-13

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