Matt Sponheimer
Faculty: Biological Anthropology

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Matt Sponheimer does research on the ecology of early hominins and living and fossil mammals, both large and small, from the African continent.

Matt Sponheimer's graduate students work on both living and fossil mammals, and regularly do museum and field work in southern Africa. His students' work includes taxonomy, ecology, ecomorphology, isotopic analysis, paleoecology, environmental reconstruction, paleontology, and nutritional and mechanical ecology.