Ian Tattersall

Ian Tatersal is a curator in the Division of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. His research is in paleoanthropology and lemur biology, and he is the author of some 20 books including Becoming Human (Harcourt Brace, 1998), Extinct Humans (with Jeffrey Schwartz: Westview Press, 2000), The Monkey in the Mirror (Harcourt, 2002), and the forthcoming New Oxford World History, Vol 1: Beginnings to 4000 BCE (Oxford University Press) and Human Origins: What Bones and Genomes Tell Us About Ourselves (with Rob DeSalle: Texas A&M University Press). He lives in Greenwich Village, N.Y.

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