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Yohannes Haile-Selassie

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Director and Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4101
Professor and Director, Institute of Human Origins
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4101

Yohannes Haile-Selassie is a professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change and director of the Institute of Human Origins at ASU. His research interest is understanding the paleobiology and paleoecology of early human ancestors based on the fossil record. He has made fossil discoveries that are significant in human origins research and leads an international multidisciplinary team that conducts fieldwork in the Afar Region of Ethiopia. He received his PhD in integrative biology from the University of California Berkeley, MA in anthropology from the University of California Berkeley and BA in history from the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.

  • Ph.D. Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of California Berkeley
  • B.A. History, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation