Chalachew Seyoum

IHO Affiliated Graduate Student
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2402

Student Information

Graduate Student
Anthropology
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Chalachew Seyoum is a graduate student with the Institute of Human Origins. Primarily he is studying the dietary niche expansion of early hominins and their paleoenvironment. His research interest includes the evolution of early Homo, isotope geochemistry, habitat differences in the Plio-Pleistocene hominins, primate evolution, and osteology. He has conducted multiple fieldworks with different research projects in Ethiopia. Currently, he is working with the Ledi Geraru Reasearch Project in Ethiopia. Chalachew and other members of the project discovered the oldest Homo specimen, dated 2.8 Ma. Chalachew earned his bachelor in History and Master’s degree in Paleontology and Paleoenvironment from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Research Interests

Research interest includes the evolution of early Homo, isotope geochemistry, habitat differences in the Plio-Pleistocene hominins, primate evolution, and osteology.

 

 

 

 

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