Category: PhD students

ADONGO Christine – INSHS UMR 8177 – EHESS-IIAC – Paris

Christine ADONGO PhD Student INSHS, UMR 8177 EHESS-IIAC, Paris adongoc[at] Personal page Christine Adongo is currently an early stage researcher doing PhD at l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS – Paris), and a member of Institut Interdisciplinaire d’Anthropologie du Contemporaire (IIAC). She attained both her bachelors and Masters degrees in Environmental science at…
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EPOC – Univ. Bordeaux

Hugo ALBAREDES PhD Student INSU, UMR 5805 EPOC, University of Bordeaux hugo.albaredes[at] Personal page My PhD research is about finding and dating cryptotephras in marine sediment cores around the Horn of Africa, over the last million years. The aims are : to provide a tephrostratigraphic framework, and to correlate these tephras with tuffs from the…
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ASSEFA Gettie Yared – INEE UMR 5199 – PACEA – Univ. Bordeaux

Gettie Yared ASSEFA PhD Student INEE, UMR 5199 PACEA, Université de Bordeaux yaredsefa[at] Currently working as curator at the National Museum of Ethiopia in paleoanthropology, in Addis Ababa, and PhD student in PACEA lab in Bordeaux for African hominin fossils study, especially dental material. Expertises / Field to study Paleoanthropology Countries of activity in the…
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BEDANE Tomas Getachew – INEE UMR 7262 – PALEVOPRIM – Univ. Poitiers

Tomas Getachew BEDANE PhD Student INEE, UMR 7262 PALEVOPRIM, Université de Poitiers tomas.getachew.bedane[at] Personal page Currently, I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Poitiers. My research interest focuses in exploring the relationships between morphology and dietary behavior of megaherbivores (proboscidean; elephants, and their relatives) revealed from hominid bearing sites of the Afar Rift…
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BLASI-TOCCACCELI Alicia – Glendal campus –
Midwestern University – USA

Alicia BLASI-TOCCACCELI Postdoctoral researcher Glendal campus, Midwestern University, USA ablasi[at] Personal page I study functional anatomy of plio-pleistocene hominins’ shoulder with biomecanical modeling methods. Notably, I work with Omo Group Research Expedition from the lower Omo Valley. Expertises / Field to study Modeling Paleoanthropology Countries of activity in the Rift Ethiopia GDR Rift Research theme…
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GAUDARÉ Louis – INSU UMR 6118 – Paléo2D – Univ. Rennes 1

Louis GAUDARÉ PhD Student INSU, UMR 6118 Paléo2D,Université de Rennes 1 louis.gaudare[at] Personal page Thesis title: Dynamics of the Okavango rift system (Botswana): couplings between geodynamics, climate, and impact on the ecosystem. Description of the research project: My research focuses on the ground deformation of the Okavango Rift Zone (northern Botswana) and its impact on…
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– INEE UMR 5608-
– Univ. Toulouse –

Friyat KIDANE PhD Student INEE, UMR 5608 TRACES,Université de Toulouse friatangesom[at] My area of interest is mainly concerned with ‘Use of fuel for metallurgical and domestic activities in medieval and contemporary periods: the case of Konso region, South Ethiopia’. Konso is the perfect region to study the use of fuel in a diachronic and interdisciplinary…
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– INSHS UMR 7186 –
– Paris –

Marion LANGUMIER PhD Student INSHS, UMR 7186 LESC-IIAC,Paris marion.langumier[at] Personal page I have been conducting ethnographic research in the lower Omo region (Debub Omo Zone, Ethiopia) since 2016 in the Muni (Mursi) society and in the regional urban centers. Now a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology, I am writing a monography about the town of…
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Department Human Evolutionary Biology – Harvard Univ.

Margot LOUAIL Postdoctoral researcher Department of Human Evolutionary Biology Harvard University, United States margotlouail[at] Personal page I am interested in the influence of fallback foods on the selection of dental phenotypes in suids and primates, particularly in early hominins. One of the objectives of my project is to study the dental data of fossil suids…
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– INSHS UMR 8177 –
– Paris –

Susan ONYANGO PhD Student INSHS, UMR 8177 EHESS-LAIOS, Paris sonyango1931[at] Earlier career in the field of development communication, working with NGOs and then as a consultant in the geothermal domain. Now, Phd student addressing the gap between the design of larger industrial geothermal projects and the needs of the local population (participation in geothermal development…
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