Kamilar Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Evolutionary Anthropology
--Via UMass News and Media Relations
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Jason Kamilar, assistant professor of anthropology, has been appointed the new editor-in-chief of Evolutionary Anthropology, a peer-reviewed academic journal focusing on current issues in biological anthropology, paleontology, archaeology, primatology, genetics, human ecology and other areas pertinent to understanding human evolution in a broad perspective.
Kamilar will be assumes control from John Fleagle of Stony Brook University, who founded the journal in 1992 and has been its only editor.
Evolutionary Anthropologyis designed to provide researchers, educators and students in anthropology and related disciplines with reviews of recent research, discussions of theoretical issues, and changing perspectives on human evolutionary biology in a concise, readable format. It is one of the most influential journals in the field of biological anthropology, with an impact factor that ranks third out of 82 anthropology journals during the past five years.