Pamela R Willoughby, PhD, MA, BA (Honours)

Professor & Chair, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
Chair, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept

Contact

Professor & Chair, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
Email
pam.willoughby@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0138
Address
13-10 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Chair, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
Email
pam.willoughby@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Pamela Willoughby is Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department.  Her field is Palaeolithic archaeology, the study of the earliest archaeological record.  It is part of Palaeoanthropology, the inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of human evolution. 


Research

Pamela Willoughby directs an archaeological project dealing with the cultural sequence of the last 200,000 years in the Iringa Region of southern Tanzania.  You can see more about the IRAP (Iringa Region Archaeological Project) by clicking the links at the top right.


Teaching

Courses:

Anthropology 312 - Lower Palaeolithic Prehistory (offered every second year)

Anthropology 313 - Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Prehistory (offered every second year)

Anthropology 391 - Hominid evolution (offered every year, Winter term)

Anthropology 486 / 592 - Evolution and social life.  Variable topics course, usually dealing with aspects of the origin and evolution of Homo sapiens (occasional).

Courses

ANTHR 219 - World Prehistory

A survey of the archaeological evidence for human cultural evolution.

Fall Term 2020
ANTHR 313 - Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Prehistory

Development of prehistoric culture in Europe, Africa, and Asia during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic. Prerequisite: ANTHR 206 or consent of Department. Offered in alternate years.

Winter Term 2021
ANTHR 391 - Hominid Evolution

A survey of the fossil evidence for human evolution. Prerequisite: ANTHR 209 or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021

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