office: 88 Wentworth, Room 204. phone: (843) 953-1353 or 5738. e-mail: coped@CofC.edu
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, August, 1989 (Biological Anthropology)
Comprehensive examinations in skeletal biology and paleoanthropology
Dissertation: "Systematic Variation in Cercopithecus Dental Samples."
M.A., University of Kansas, October, 1983. (Biological Anthropology)
B.G.S., University of Kansas, May, 1978. (Anthropology)
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:
biological anthropology, vertebrate paleontology, primate evolution, human evolution, primate behavior,
skeletal biology, fossil species concepts, Late Cretaceous, Palocene and Eocene mammals, mammalian biostratigraphy, evolutionary theory, dental anthropology, paleoecology, faunal analysis, anthropological theory.
American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
National Center for Science Education.
Lambda AlphaNational Honor Society for Anthropology
Society for Vertebrate Paleontology
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