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Kim Hill

Professor and Research Associate, Institute of Human Origins
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
IHO Research Associate and Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Biography

Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Institute of Human Origins        Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity    Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity

SHESC Themes: Origins of Human Uniqueness, Biological, Social and Cultural Evolution; Human Origins, Evolution and Diversity

Field Specializations: Life History Theory, Evolution of Culture and Cooperation, Human Evolution, Human Evolutionary Ecology, Hunter Gatherers

Regional Focus: South America, South Africa, Philippines

click HERE   for personal research website  http://www.public.asu.edu/~krhill3/Index.html

Education

Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology

Bio

Research:
Kim Hill's theoretical interests are human evolutionary ecology, including focal areas such as foraging theory, time allocation, food sharing, life history evolution, parental investment, cooperation, culture and cognition, the emergence and spread of Homo sapiens and unique characteristics of our species. His field experience involves hunter-gatherers and natives of the Neotropics. He has nearly 30 years of fieldwork with Ache (Paraguay), Hiwi (Venezuela), Mashco-Piro, Matsiguenga and Yora (Peru) and has conducted extensive travels to indigenous communities in Latin America.

Teaching:
Hill teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on aspects of human evolution. Prior to his arrival at ASU, he was a professor at the University of New Mexico. He has additional teaching experience at the University of Michigan, Emory University, and the University of Utah.

Some Recent Publications

2016 DeVynck, J., Robert Anderson, Chloe Atwater, B.S. Richard MCowling, Erich C Fisher, Curtis W Marean, Robert S Walker, Kim Hill. Return rates from intertidal foraging from Blombos Cave to Pinnacle Point: understanding early human economies. J. Human Evolution 92 (2016): 101-115.

2016 Jennifer E. Smith, Sergey Gavrilets, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Paul L. Hooper, Claire El Mouden, Daniel Nettle, Christoph Hauert, Kim Hill, Susan Perry, Anne E. Pusey, Mark van Vugt, Eric Alden Smith. Leadership in Mammalian Societies: Emergence, Distribution, Power, and Payoff. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 31(1): 13-26.

2015    Walker, R., K. Hill.  Protecting Isolated Tribes.  Science 348: 1061.

2015 Walker, R., Sattenspiel, L., K. Hill. Mortality from contact-related epidemics among indigenous populations in Greater Amazonia. Scientific Reports@Nature.com Scientific Reports | 5:14032 | DOI: 10.1038/srep14032

2014 Hill, K, B Wood, J Baggio, R Boyd.  Inter-band Interaction among hunter-gatherers may explain cumulative culture.  PLOS ONE 9(7): e102806

2014 Janssen M, K Hill.  Benefits from grouping and cooperative hunting among Ache hunter-gatherers. Insights from an agent based foraging model. Human Ecology

2012    Hill K., Hurtado, A. M. Human Reproductive Assistance Nature.  483:160-162.

2012    Henrich J, R Boyd, R McElreath, M Gurven, PJ Richerson, J Ensminger, M Alvard, A Barr, C Barrett, A Bolyanatz, C F Camerer, J-C Cardenas, E Fehr, H M Gintis, F Gil-White, E Laban Gwako, N Henrich, K Hill, C Lesorogol, J Q Patton, F W Marlowe, D P Tracer, J Ziker Culture does account for variation in game behavior. Proceedings National Academy of Science 109 (2), 347-348.

2011    Smith Eric Alden, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Samuel Bowles and Kim Hill.  Wealth Inequality in Foraging, Horticultural, Pastoral, and Agricultural Populations: A Reply to Caldararo.  Current Anthropology  Vol. 52, No. 4 (August 2011), pp. 579-580

2011    Walker, R. K. Hill, M. Flinn, R. Elsworth. Evolutionary history of hunter-gatherer marriage practices.  Plos One, 6 (4), e19066.

2011    Hill, K., R. Walker, M. Bozicevic, J. Eder, T. Headland, B. Hewlett, A.M. Hurtado, F. Marlowe, P. Wiessner, B. Wood. Coresidence patterns in hunter-gatherer societies show unique human social structure. Science, 331: 1286- 1289.

2010 Walker, R., Flynn, M. and K. Hill. Evolutionary history of partible paternity in lowland South America. Proceedings National Academy of Science. 107 (45): 19195- 19200.

2010     Yang N., Mazières S., Bravi C., Excoffier L., Ray N., Wang S., Burley M.,  Gabriel Bedoya G., Rojas W., V. Parra M.V., Molina J.A., Gallo C., Poletti G., Hill K., Hurtado A.M., Petzl-Erler M.L., Tsuneto L.T., Klitz W., Barrantes R., Llop E., Rothhammer F., Labuda D., Salzano F.M., Bortolini M., Dugoujon J.M., & Ruiz-Linares A.  Contrasting patterns of nuclear and mtDNA diversity in Native American populations.  Annals of Human Genetics, 74 (6): 525 – 528.

2010    Bribiescas, R.G. and K. Hill. Circadian Variation in Salivary Testosterone Across Age Classes in Ache Amerindian Males of Paraguay. American Journal of Human Biology, 22 (2): 216 – 220.

2010    Hill, K.  Experimental studies of animal social learning in the wild:  Trying to untangle the mystery of human culture.  Learning and Behavior 38(3): 319- 328.

2010    Smith, E.A., K. Hill, F. W. Marlowe, D. Nolin, P. Wiessner, M. Gurven, S. Bowles, M. Borgerhoff Mulder, T. Hertz, A. Bell. Intergenerational Wealth Transmission and Inequality among Hunter-Gatherers. Current Anthropology 51 (1): 19-34.

2010    Gurven, M. and K. Hill.  Moving beyond stereotypes of men’s foraging goals.  Current Anthropology. 51 (2): 265- 267

2009     Hill, K., M. Barton, and A.M. Hurtado.  The Origins of Human Uniqueness: The Evolution of Characters Underlying Behavioral Modernity.  Evolutionary Anthropology, 18: 187-200.

2009      Borgerhoff Mulder, M., S. Bowles, K. Hill & 23 other authors.  Dynamics of Inequality in small-scale societies. Science 326, 682-688.

 

 

 

2009      Bourgeois S., V. Yotova, S. Wang, S. Bourtoumieu, C. Moreau, R. Michalski, J.P. Moisan, K. Hill, A.M. Hurtado, A. Ruiz-Linares and D. Labuda. X-Chromosome Lineages and the Settlement of the Americas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140(3): 417 – 428.

2009     Baker J, Hurtado AM, Pearson OM, Hill KR, Jones T, Frey MA. Developmental Plasticity in Fat Patterning of Ache Children in Response to Variation in Interbirth Intervals: A Preliminary Test of the Roles of External Environment and Maternal Reproductive Strategies. American Journal of Human Biology 21: 77-83.

2009     Hill, K. and A.M. Hurtado.  Cooperative Breeding in South American Hunter-Gatherers.  Proceedings Royal Society Biological, 276, 3863-3870. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1061

2009     Hill, K. and K. Kintigh.  Can Anthropologists distinguish good and poor hunters: Implications for hunting hypotheses, sharing conventions, and cultural transmission. Current Anthropology 50 (3): 369-377.

2009     Hill, K. Are characteristics of human “culture” that account for human uniqueness missing from animal social traditions?  In K. Laland and J. Galef eds. “ The question of animal culture” pp. 269-287.  Harvard University Press: Boston.

2009     Gurven, M. and K. Hill. Why Do Men Hunt? A Reevaluation of "Man the Hunter" and the Sexual Division of Labor.  Current Anthropology 50(1):51-74.

 

PDF files of older publications are HERE

 

 

 

Education

B.S.  Biology, University of Utah 1975

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Utah 1983

Research Interests

Theoretical Interests: Human Evolutionary Ecology including focal areas such as foraging theory, time allocation, food sharing, life history evolution, parental investment, cooperation, culture and cognition. Emergence and spread of Homo sapiens and unique characteristics of our species.

Field Experience: Hunter-gatherers and Natives of the Neotropics. Nearly thirty years of fieldwork with Ache (Paraguay), Hiwi (Venezuela), Mashco-Piro, Matsiguenga and Yora (Peru) and extensive travel to Indigenous communities in Latin America. (background video)

Go to Personal Website for more information

Research Group

Adaptation Behavior Culture and Society

Origins of Human Uniqueness

Publications
  • see 2016 Cirriculum Vitae
  • Amir, D., Ellison, P.T., Hill, K.R., & Bribiescas R. Diurnal variation in salivary cortisol across age classes in Ache Amerindian males of Paraguay. American J. Human Biology (2014).
  • Drew H. Bailey, Kim R. Hill, & Robert S. Walker. Fitness consequences of spousal relatedness in 46 small-scale societies. Biology Letters (2014).
  • Ellsworth Ryan M., Drew H. Bailey, Kim R. Hill, Ana M. Hurtado, Robert S. Walker. Relatedness, Co-residence, and Shared Fatherhood Among Ache Foragers of Paraguay. Current Anthropology (2014).
  • K. Hill, B. Wood, J. Baggio, A.M. Hurtado, R. Boyd. Inter-band Interaction among Hunter-Gatherers may Explain Cumulative Culture. PLoS ONE (2014).
  • Lindenau, Juliana Dalri; Guimarães, Luciano; Friedrich, Deise C; Hurtado, A Magdalena; Hill, Kim; Salzano, Francisco M; Hutz, Mara Helena. Cytokine gene polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis in an Amerindian population. Int J Tuberculosis & Lung Disease (2014).
  • Marco Janssen & Kim Hill. Benefits from grouping and cooperative hunting among Ache hunter-gatherers: Insights from an agent-based foraging model. J. Human Ecology (2014).
  • Robert Walker, Kim Hill. Causes, consequences, and kin bias of human group fissions. Human Nature (2014).
  • Bailey, Drew H., Robert S. Walker, Gregory E. Blomquist, Kim R. Hill, A. Magdalena Hurtado, and David C. Geary. "Heritability and Fitness Correlates of Personality in the Ache, a Natural-Fertility Population in Paraguay.". PloS One (2013).
  • J. D. Lindenau, F. M. Salzano, L. S. P. Guimarães, S. M. Callegari-Jacques, A. M. Hurtado, K.R. Hill, M. L. Petzl-Erler, L.T. Tsuneto, M.H. Hutz. Distribution patterns of variability for 18 immune system genes in Amerindians – relationship with history and epidemiology. Tissue Antigens (2013).
  • Walker, R., S. Beckerman, M.V. Flinn, M. Gurven, C.R. von Rueden, K.L. Kramer, R.D. Greaves, L. Cordoba, D. Villar, E.H. Hagen, J. M. Koster, L. Sugiyama, T.E. Hunter, and K.R. Hill. Living with Kin in Lowland Horticultural Societies. Current Anthropology (2013).
  • K. Hill. A short history of the Northern Ache. The Paraguay Reader (2013).
  • Henrich J, R Boyd, R McElreath, M Gurven, PJ Richerson, J Ensminger, M Alvard, A Barr, C Barrett, A Bolyanatz, C F Camerer, J-C Cardenas, E Fehr, H M Gintis, F Gil-White, E Laban Gwako, N Henrich, K Hill, C Lesorogol, J Q Patton, F W Marlowe, D P Tracer, J Ziker. Culture does account for variation in game behavior. Proceedings National Academy of Science (2012).
  • Henrich J, R Boyd, R McElreath, M Gurven, PJ Richerson, J Ensminger, M Alvard, A Barr, C Barrett, A Bolyanatz, C F Camerer, J-C Cardenas, E Fehr, H M Gintis, F Gil-White, E Laban Gwako, N Henrich, K Hill, C Lesorogol, J Q Patton, F W Marlowe, D P Tracer, J Ziker. Culture does account for variation in game behavior. Proceedings National Academy of Science 109 (2), 347-348 (2012).
  • Hill K., and A.M. Hurtado. Human Reproductive Assistance. Nature (2012).
  • Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Richard McElreath, Michael Gurven, Peter J Richerson, Jean Ensminger, Michael Alvard, Abigail Barr, H Clark Barrett, Alexander Bolyanatz, Colin F Camerer, Juan-Camilo Cardenas, Ernst Fehr, Herbert M Gintis, Francisco Gil-White, Edwins Laban Gwako, Natalie Henrich, Kim Hill, Carolyn Lesorogol, John Q Patton, Frank W Marlowe, David P Tracer, John Ziker. Reply to van Hoorn: Converging lines of evidence. (2012).
  • Hill, K., R. Walker, M. Bozicevic, J. Eder, T. Headland, B. Hewlett, A.M. Hurtado, F. Marlowe, P. Wiessner, B. Wood. Coresidence patterns in hunter-gatherer societies show unique human social structure. Science (2011).
  • Smith Eric Alden, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Samuel Bowles and Kim Hill. Wealth Inequality in Foraging, Horticultural, Pastoral, and Agricultural Populations. Current Anthropology (2011).
  • Walker, R. K. Hill, M. Flinn, R. Elsworth. Evolutionary history of hunter-gatherer marriage practices. Plos One (2011).
  • Abbott, P. & 103 signatories including K. Hill. Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. (2011).
  • Smith, E., M. Gurven, M. Borgerhoff Mulder and 27 signatories including K. Hill. Anthropology: it can be interdisciplinary. (2011).
  • Bribiescas, R.G. and K. Hill. Circadian Variation in Salivary Testosterone Across Age Classes in Ache Amerindian Males of Paraguay. American Journal of Human Biology, (2010).
  • Hill, K. Experimental studies of animal social learning in the wild: Trying to untangle the mystery of human culture. Learning and Behavior (2010).
  • Walker, R., Flynn, M. and K. Hill. Partible paternity in South American native groups: culture history and functional hypotheses. Proceedings National Academy of Science (2010).
  • Yang, N ... Hill, K. & 26 other authors. Contrasting patterns of nuclear and mtDNA diversity in Native American populations. Annals of Human Genetics (2010).
  • J Armin, Kim Hill, & 20 other authors. Anthropological currents. (2010).
  • Baker J, Hurtado AM, Pearson OM, Hill KR, Jones T, Frey MA. Developmental Plasticity in Fat Patterning of Ache Children in Response to Variation in Interbirth Intervals: A Preliminary Test of the Roles of External Environment and Maternal Reproductive Strategies. American Journal of Human Biology (2009).
  • Borgerhoff Mulder, M., S. Bowles, K. Hill & 23 other authors. Dynamics of Inequality in small-scale societies. Science (2009).
  • Bourgeois S., V. Yotova, S. Wang, S. Bourtoumieu, C. Moreau, R. Michalski, J.P. Moisan, K. Hill, A.M. Hurtado, A. Ruiz-Linares and D. Labuda. Lineages and the Settlement of the Americas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology (2009).
  • Hill, K. and A.M. Hurtado. Cooperative Breeding in South American Hunter-Gatherers. Proceedings Royal Society Biological (2009).
  • Hill, K., M. Barton, and A.M. Hurtado. The Origins of Human Uniqueness: The Evolution of Characters Underlying Behavioral Modernity. Evolutionary Anthropology (2009).
  • Michael Gurven, Kim Hill. Why do men hunt?. Current Anthropology (2009).
  • Hill, Kim. Are characteristics of human "culture" that account for human uniqueness missing from animal social traditions?. The question of animal culture (2009).
  • JL Munson, Rebecca J Lester, Francesca Merlan, Gonen Sharon, Kim Hill, Keith Kintigh, Emma Guerrero, Miquel Molist, Ian Kuijt, Josep Anfruns, Neil Roberts, Arlene Rosen, Christopher M Kelty. Anthropological Currents. (2009).
  • Callegari-Jaques, S., K. Hill, A. M. Hurtado, L.T. Rodriguez, C.H.D. Bau, and F.M. Salzano. Genetic clues about the origin of Ache hunter-gatherers of Paraguay. American Journal of Human Biology (2008).
  • Sijia Wang, Ana Hurtado, Beatriz Camrena, Humberto Nicolini, William Klitz, Ramiro Barrantes, Julio Molina, Nelson Freimer, Maria Bortolini, Francisco Salzano, Maria Petzl-Erler, Nicolas Ray, Luiza Tsuneto, Jose Dipierri, Emma Alfaro, Graciela Bailliet, Nestor Bianchi, Elena Llop, Francisco Rothhammer, Laurent Excoffier, Andres Ruiz-Linares, Winston Rojas, Maria Parra, Gabriel Bedoya, Carla Gallo, Giovanni Poletti, Guido Mazzotti, Kim Hill. Geographic patterns of genome admixture in Latin American Mestizos. PLOS Genetics (2008).
  • W. Allen-Arave, M. Gurven, Kim Hill. Is Nepotism Maintained by Kin Selection or Reciprocal Altruism? Evidence from Ache Food Transfers. Evolution and Human Behavior (2008).
  • Hurtado, A. M., M.A. Frey, I. Hurtado, K. Hill & J. Baker. The Role of Helminthes in Human Evolution: Implications for Global Health in the 21st Century. Medicine and Evolution: Current Applications, Future Prospects (2008).
  • A. Wilbur, L. Kubatko, J. Feurstein, Ana Hurtado, Kim Hill, Anne Stone. Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and susceptibility M. tuberculosis in Native Paraguayans. Tuberculosis (2007).
  • J. Battilana, L. Cardoso-Silva, R. Barrantes, Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, F. Salzano, S. Bonatto. Molecular Variability of the 16p13.3 Region in Amerindians and its Anthropological Significance. Annals of Human Genetics (2007).
  • Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, R. Walker. High adult mortality among Hiwi hunter-gatherers: Implications for human evolution. J. Human Evolution (2007).
  • Sidia Callegari-Jacques, Shaiane Crossetti, Fabiana Kohlrausch, Francisco Salzano, Luiza Tsuneto, Maria Petzl-Erler, Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, Mara Hutz. The Beta-globin Gene Cluster Distribution Revisited -Patterns in Amerindian populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology (2007).
  • Hill, Kim. Evolutionary Biology, Cognitive Adaptations, and Human Culture. The Evolution of Mind: Fundamental Questions and Controversies (2007).
  • Ana Hurtado, C. Lambourne, Kim Hill, K. Kessler. The public health implications of maternal care trade-offs. Human Nature (2006).
  • R. Walker, H. Kaplan, K. Kramer, W. Olliver, C. Valeggia, T. Yamauchi, M. Gurven, Kim Hill, A. Migliano, N. Chagnon, R. De Souza, G. Djurovic, R. Hames, Ana Hurtado. Growth rates and life histories in twenty-two small-scale societies. American Journal of Human Biology (2006).
  • R. Walker, Kim Hill, O. Burger. Life in the slow lane revisited: ontogenetic separation between chimpanzees and humans. American J. Physical Anthropology (2006).
  • Tiago Pereira, Kim Hill, Dinorah Castro-de-Guerra, Wilson Silva, Maria-Catira Bortolini, Salzano Francisco, Adrianna Mostowska, Wieslaw Trzeciak, Andres Ruiz-Linares, Jose Chies, Carmen Saavedra, Cleusa Nagamachi, Ana Hurtado. Natural selection and molecular evolution in primate PAX9 gene, a major determinant of tooth development. PNAS (2006).
  • Ana Hurtado, C. Lambourne, Kim Hill, P. James, K. Cheman. Human rights, biomedical science and infectious diseases among South American indigenous groups. Annual Review of Anthropology (2005).
  • D. Demarchi, M. Hutz, F. Salzano, M. Altuna, Kim Hill, M. Fiegenbaum, Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, L. Tsunetto, M. Petzl-Erler. APOE polymorphism distribution among Native Americans and related populations. Annals of Human Biology (2005).
  • F. Kohlrausch, S. Callegari-Jacques, L. Tsuneto, M. Petzl-Erler, Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, F. Salzano, M. Hutz. Geography influences Microsatellite Polymorphism Diversity in Amerindians. American J. Physical Anthropology (2005).
  • J. Henrich, J. Ensminger, Kim Hill, F. GilWhite, M. Gurven, F. Marlowe, J. Patton, N. Smith, D. Tracer, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, E. Fehr, H. Gintis, R. McElreath, M. Alvard, A. Barr. ‘Economic Man’ in Cross-cultural Perspective: Economic Experiments in 15 Small Scale Societes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2005).
  • T. Hunemeier, J. Chies, A. Neves, I. Nornberg, Kim Hill, Ana Hurtado, F. Carnese, A. Goicoechea, M. Hutz, F. Salzano. T-cell and chemokine receptor variation in South Amerindian populations. American Journal of Human Biology (2005).
  • Gurven, M.,Hill, Kim,Jakugi, F. Why do foragers share and sharers forage? Explorations of the social dimensions of foraging. Socioeconomic aspects of Human Behavioral Ecology (2004).
  • Hill, Kim. .. The ethical implications raised by “Darkness in El Dorado” and what is the best manner for dealing with them. Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy (2004).
  • Hill, Kim. On the first round of discussion. Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy (2004).
  • Hill, Kim. Some final thoughts on the ethical implications of “Darkness in El Dorado”. Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy (2004).
  • Hill, Kim,Gurven, M. Economic experiments to examine fairness and cooperation among the Ache Indians of Paraguay. Foundations of Human Sociality: Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from fifteen small-scale societies (2004).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. The ethics of research with remote tribal populations. Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publication (2004).
  • Hurtado, A. M.,Hurtado, I.,Hill, Kim. Public health and adaptive immunity among natives of South America. Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publication (2004).
  • . . Review of: Indians, Markets, and Rainforests: Theory, Methods, and Analysis (2003).
  • . . Review of: The Xavante in Transition (2003).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. Gathering. Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (2003).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. Hunting. Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (2003).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. The ethics of research with remote tribal populations. Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publication (2003).
  • Hurtado, Ana,Hurtado, I.,Hill, Kim. Public health and adaptive immunity among natives of South America. Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publication (2003).
  • Ana Hurtado, Kim Hill, H. Kaplan, J. Lancaster. Disease among indigenous South Americans. Anthropology Newsletter (2001).
  • Kaplan, H.,Hill, Kim,Lancaster, J.,Hurtado, Ana. The Embodied Capital Theory of Human Evolution. Reproductive Ecology and Human Evolution (2001).
  • . . Evolution, Culture and Behavior, Perspectives in Ethology (2000).
  • Hill, Kim,Padwe, J. Sustainability of Ache hunting in the Mbaracayu Reserve, Paraguay. Sustainability of hunting in tropical forests (2000).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. The Ache of Paraguay. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers (1999).
  • Hurtado, Ana,Hurtado, I.,Sapien, R.,Hill, Kim. The evolutionary ecology of childhood asthma. Evolutionary Medicine (1999).
  • . . Intercontinental Dictionary Series (1998).
  • Hill, Kim, Hurtado, Ana. Ache Life History: The Ecology and Demography of a Foraging People. (1996).
  • . . Human Nature: A Critical Reader (1996).
  • Hill, Kim,Tykuarangi, T. Case study: the Mbaracayu Reserve and the Ache of Paraguay. Traditional peoples and Biodiversity Conservation in Large Tropical Landscapes (1996).
  • Hill, Kim. The Ache. Encyclopedia of World Cultures (1994).
  • Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. Hunter-Gatherers of the New World. Exploring Animal Behavior: Readings from American Scientist (1993).
  • Hurtado, Ana,Hill, Kim. Paternal Effect on Offspring Survivorship among Ache and Hiwi Hunter-Gatherers: Implications for Modeling Pair-Bond Stability. The Father Child Relationship (1992).
  • Kaplan, H.,Hill, Kim. Evolutionary Ecology of Food Acquistion. Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior (1992).
  • Kaplan, H.,Hill, Kim,Hurtado, Ana. Risk, Foraging and Food Sharing Among the Ache. Risk and Uncertainty in the Food Supply (1990).
  • . . Aspectos Antropológicos y Sociológicos de la Atención Primaria de Salud en el Territorio Federal Amazonas (1989).
  • Hill, Kim,Kaplan, H. Tradeoffs in Male and Female Reproductive Strategies Among the Ache, Part 2. Human Reproductive Behavior (1988).
  • Hill, Kim,Kaplan, H. Tradeoffs in Male and Female Reproductive Strategies Among the Ache. Part 1. Human Reproductive Behavior (1988).
  • . . Review of: Past and Present in Hunter-Gatherer Studies (1986).
  • Hill, Kim,Hawkes, K. Neotropical Hunting Among the Ache of Eastern Paraguay. Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians (1983).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
ASB 368Hunter-Gatherers
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
ASB 368Hunter-Gatherers
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 368Hunter-Gatherers
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
ASB 191First-Year Seminar
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
ASB 368Hunter-Gatherers
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 210Human Sexuality: Anth Perspect
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 101Anth: Undrstding Human Dvsty
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 327Evolution and Human Behavior
ASM 342Evolution and Human Behavior
ASB 484Internship
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Jan de Vynck, Kim Hill, Curtis Marean. Interidal marine foraging in coastal South Africa. SAA meetings (Apr 2014).
  • Kim Hill. Warfare in Ache hunter-gatherers. CARTA, San Diego, California (Apr 2014).
  • Kim Hill. Human Uniqueness. IHO annual symposium (Dec 2013).
  • Kim Hill. Origins of Human Uniqueness. 28th Annual Skomp Distinguished Lecture, Indiana University (Mar 2013).
  • Kim Hill. Hunter-Gatherer Network Structure and Cumulative Culture. Harvard University, Human Evolutionary Biology program (Nov 2012).
  • Kim Hill. Social Organization and Cumulative Culture. Intl Conference on Culture, Stockholm Sweden (Sep 2012).
  • Kim Hill, Marco Janssen. Agent Based Model of Ache Foraging Patterns. Stellenbosch conference (Jun 2012).
  • Kim Hill. Origins of Cephalization in Social Organization. SIRG Researc Presentation (Mar 2012).
  • Kim Hill. In-group, Out-group. Xenophobia Conference (Mar 2012).
  • Kim Hill. Are Humans Really Unique?. London Evolutionary Research Network (Nov 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Emergence of Cephalous Institutions. University College, London (Nov 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Emergence of Cephalous Institutions. Canadian Inst Advance Research (Oct 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Emergence of Human Uniqueness. University of Minnesota (Sep 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Origins of Human Uniqueness. Duke University (Apr 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Emergence of Human Uniqueness. European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Germany (Mar 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Simple and Complex institutions in native societies. University of Washington (Feb 2011).
  • Kim Hill. Cooperation in Human Hunter Gatherers. European Workshop on Experimental and Behavioral Economics (Dec 2010).
  • Kim Hill & Curtis Marean. Human Uniqueness and Behavioral Modernity. Invited international Workshop (Feb 2010).
  • Hill, Kim. Origins of Human Uniqueness. Origins Symposium (Apr 2009).
  • Hill, Kim. Exceptional cooperation in humans. (Jan 2008).
  • Hill, Kim. Exceptional cooperation in humans due to Eusociality and altruism between non-kin. (Dec 2007).
  • Hill, Kim. Animal and Human Culture. (Oct 2007).
  • Hill, Kim. Adaptive function of cognitive ability in hunter-gatherers. (Mar 2007).
  • Hill, Kim. Hunting and game depletion in the Mbaracayu Reserve. (Sep 2002).
  • Hill, Kim. Cooperative foraging among the Ache. Symposium on the Evolution of Cooperation (May 1999).
  • Hill, Kim. Evolution of the Human Life Course. Symposium on Evolutionary Anthropology (Oct 1998).
  • Hill, Kim. Keynote address. III International Conference on Wildlife Management in Amazonia (Dec 1997).
  • Hill, Kim. Ache Foraging, Food Sharing, and Time Allocation to Activities.
  • Hill, Kim. Macronutrient Modification of Optimal Diet Models of Foraging.
  • Hill, Kim. Macronutrient Modification of Optimal Diet Models of Foraging.
  • Hill, Kim. Vertebrate density patterns in the Mbaracayu reserve.
  • Hill, Kim. Impact of hunting on large vertebrates in the Mbaracayu Reserve.
  • Lancaster, J., Kaplan, H., Hill, Kim, Hurtado, Ana. The evolution of the life course and investment in human capital. Vth Biannual Symposium on the Science of Behavior: Behavior, Evolution and Culture
  • Hill, Kim. Advantages of Cognitive Ability in Hunter-Gatherers.
  • Hill, Kim. Managing vertebrates in the Mbaracayu Reserve, Paraguay. IV annual conference on wildlife management in the Amazon
  • Hill, Kim. Ultimatum and Public Goods Games and Subsistence Cooperation Among the Ache.
  • Hill, Kim. Evolution of the Human Life Course.
  • Hill, Kim. Emotions and Mental Health among the Ache of Paraguay.
  • Hurtado, Ana, Hill, Kim, Kaplan, H., Lancaster, J. The epidemiology of infectious diseases among South American Indians. Panel on Research among the Yanomami, American Anthropological Association
  • Wilbur, A., Feurstein, J., Smith, J., Hurtado, Ana, Hill, Kim, Stone, Anne. Involvement of vitamin D receptor and HLA loci in host susceptibility to tuberculosis in the Ache of Paraguay. 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Human Genetics
  • Hill, Kim. Adaptive advantages of high cognitive ability in hunter-gatherers. International Society for Intelligence Research
  • Hill, Kim. Primate and Human Culture: Similarities and Differences.
  • Hill, Kim, Hurtado, Ana, Bywangi, M. A conservation management plan for the Kue Tuvy Aché community of eastern Paraguay.
  • Hill, Kim. How much food is enough? Nutrition and demographic outcomes in two South American foraging societies.
  • Hill, Kim. The evolution of menopause.
  • Hawkes, K., Hill, Kim, Kaplan, H., Hurtado, Ana. Hunting, Gathering and Sharing: Male and Female Strategies Among the Ache. 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
  • Hill, Kim. Food Sharing and Models of Reciprocal Altruism.
  • Hill, Kim. Modification of Simple Optimal Diet Models. Chaac Mool Conference
  • Hill, Kim. Fertility and Mortality Studies among South American Foragers.
  • Kaplan, H., Hill, Kim, Hawkes, K., Hurtado, Ana. Resource Redistribution Among the Ache of Eastern Paraguay: A Variance Reduction Model of Food Sharing. American Anthropological Association Meetings
  • Hill, Kim. Impact of hunting on large vertebrates in the Mbaracayu Reserve.
  • Hurtado, Ana, Hawkes, K., Hill, Kim, Kaplan, H. Female Foraging Strategies Among the Ache of Eastern Paraguay. American Anthropological Association Meetings
  • Hill, Kim. The application of evolutionary theory to the study of human behavior.
  • Hill, Kim. Evolution of the termination of female reproduction in Homo sapiens.
  • Hill, Kim. Male parental effectiveness and pair-bond stability among Ache and Hiwi foragers. AAA meetings
  • Hill, Kim. Nutritional ecology in two groups of South American foragers. Human Biology Council Session
  • Hill, Kim. The evolution of menopause.
  • Hill, Kim, Hurtado, Ana. How much food is enough? Nutrition and demographic outcomes in two South American foraging societies.
  • Hill, Kim. Ache Life History. Invited talk, Evolution and Human Behavior Program
  • Hill, Kim. Invited Lecture. Invited Lecture for Board of Trustees, L.S.B. Leakey Foundation
  • Hill, Kim. Life history theory and age of first reproduction. Human Behavior and Evolution Society Annual Meeting
  • Hill, Kim. Life history theory and human fertility patterns. Reproductive Ecology series of the University of Washington, Dept. of Anthropology
  • Hurtado, Ana, Hill, Kim. Costs and Benefits of Parental Care: An Asthma Example. Human Growth and Development: Modeling Relationships of Biology and Context. American Anthropological Association Meetings
  • Hill, Kim. Fertility and mortality profiles of Ache foragers.
  • Hill, Kim. Optimality models of the timing of sexual maturity.
  • Hill, Kim. The Mbaracayu Reserve.
Honors / Awards

Foreign Affiliations:

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Senior Member (IOG)

University of Philippines, Dilliman, Archeology (Adjunct Faculty)

Mindanao State University, General Santos City, (Adjunct)

Service
  • Promotion to full professor, Marco Janssen, member (2014 - Present)
  • Quality of Instruction, CLAS, member (2014 - Present)
  • Search, Evolutionary Anthropology, member (2014 - Present)
  • LSB leakey Grant review, evaluator (2013 - Present)
  • Promotion to full professor, Richard McElwreath UC Davis, evaluator (2013 - Present)
  • Search Committee (2 positions in EA), member (2013 - Present)
  • Personell Committee, member (2011 - Present)
  • Personell Committee, member (2011 - Present)
  • Spirit of the Senses, Public Presentation by Invite, Scottsdale Arizona (2011 - Present)
  • Search Committee, Member (2011 - Present)
  • Expedited Tenure Review, Internal (2011 - Present)
  • Washington State University, Outsider Evaluator, Edward R Meyer Professorship (2011 - Present)
  • Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Evaluation of Nominee (2011 - Present)
  • Journals, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Intnl J. Primatology, Current Anthropology, Nature, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • LSB Leakey Foundation, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • WW Norton, reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • Anne Stone Promotion to full professor, member (2009 - Present)
  • Origins Symposium, Session Organizer - Human Uniqueness (2009 - Present)
  • Human Uniqueness Speaker Series, Organizer (2009 - Present)
  • Various, Reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Various, Referee (2009 - Present)
  • Michael Winkelman promotion to full professor, member (2008 - Present)
  • Origins Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee, member (2008 - Present)
  • Origins Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee, member (2008 - Present)
  • Origins Symposium Planning Committee, member (2008 - Present)
  • Ache Tribe, Advisor (1994 - Present)
  • Ache Tribe, Advisor (1994 - Present)
  • Review for publication, Journal Human Evolution 2 submitted manuscripts, reviewer (2013 - 2013)
  • Personell Committee, member (2011 - 2013)
  • Origins Initiative/ Xenophobia Workshop Organizer, Faculty Organizer (2011 - 2012)
  • Origins Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee, member (2010 - 2010)
  • Various, Referee/ External Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Various, Manuscript reviews (2008 - 2008)
  • Attendance at commencement ceremony (2007 - 2007)
  • Grant Reviews (2007 - 2007)