Richard Klein

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Richard G. Klein (born April 11, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Stanford University.[1] He is the professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He earned his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1966, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in April 2003. His research interests include paleoanthropology in Africa and Europe.

His publications are about the evoution and archaeology of humans.

  • 2009. The human career: human biological and cultural origins. 3rd ed, University of Chicago Press. ISBN 978-0-226-43965-5
  • 2002. (with Blake Edgar) The dawn of human culture. John Wiley. ISBN 0-471-25252-2
  • 1989. (ed, with Paul S. Martin) Quaternary extinctions: a prehistoric revolution. University of Arizona Press. ISBN 978-0816511006

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  1. Erica Klarreich. "Biography of Richard G. Klein". PNAS. 101 (16): 5705–5707. doi:10.1073/pnas.0402190101. PMC 395972. PMID 15079069.

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