Joseph V. Ferraro, Ph.D.
Dr. Joe V. Ferraro
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Dr. Joe Ferraro
Assistant Professor of AnthropologyEducation
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Anthropology and History, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1992
Major Area of Research
- ANT 1305 Introduction to Anthropology
- ANT/FORS 3331 Human Osteology
- ANT 4335 The Human Fossil Record
- ANT 4344 African Archaeology
- ANT/FORS 4355 Forensic Anthropology
- ANT/FORS 4358/4359 Death, Injury and Physical Remains
Joseph Ferraro is an anthropologist broadly trained in the biological and archaeological subfields. His primary research interests are the evolution of human behavior, evolution of the human diet, and human paleoecology. He conducts fieldwork in East Africa and is currently analyzing archaeological and paleontological materials from several localities that range in age from 3.0 - 1.8 million years ago. In addition, Joe is also interested forensic anthropology and human taphonomy. His courses include Human Osteology and Death, Injury, & Physical Remains.