Dr. Hardy holds the John B. McCoy-Banc One Distinguished Teaching Chair. He is one of the world's experts on the archaeological record of European Neanderthals. He conducts fieldwork in the Dordogne region of France and laboratory research on Neanderthal tool making, tool use and symbolic behavior.
Dr. Hardy will discuss his research showing Neanderthals to be behaviorally flexible and capable of exploiting a wide range of botanical and animal resources. Reception to follow.
Presented by the department of anthropology. Sponsored by the Humanities Center and the departments of biology and classics.
For more information contact: Professor Linda F. Marchant, email@example.com