James Rossie is a biological anthropologist whose work focuses on the evolution of catarrhines, particularly hominoids. His field research includes the West Turkana Miocene Project, co-directed with Susanne Cote, and ongoing work in the middle Miocene Ngorora Formation of the Tugen Hills.
REACHE Roles: catarrhine primates, primate phylogenetics; co-director of the West Turkana Miocene Project.
Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University
Biography: After earning my PhD at Yale University in 2003, I held a two-year postdoctoral position in the Section of Vertebrate Paleontology of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Since 2005, I have been a professor (assistant, then associate) in the Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook where I teach human and primate evolution.