John W Kappelman

John W Kappelman
Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

Email: jkappelman@austin.utexas.edu
Work: +1 512 471 0055
Office: WCP 5.160
Mailcode: C3200

John Kappelman is interested in the evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins. He currently directs an ongoing field project in the latest Oligocene/earliest Miocene of northwestern Ethiopia and participates in field projects in Turkey and China. Kappelman is also the principal investigator on a web-based comparative primate osteological database, The eSkeletons Project, and also the PI on a project for developing customizable multimedia exam delivery software, The Virtual Exams Project. His research interests include paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging.

Areas of Expertise

Evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins, paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging