Tyler Faith portrait
  • Associate Professor, Anthropology Department
  • Curator of Archaeology, Natural History Museum of Utah

Publications

  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Paleozoology and Paleoenvironments: Fundamentals, Assumptions, Techniques. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Rowan, J. (date unknown). The paleoecological impact of grazing and browsing: the consequences of late Quaternary extinctions. Springer. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). The potential of coverage-based rarefaction in zooarchaeology. Berghahn. Accepted, .
  • Potts, R. (date unknown). Mammalian fauna of the Olorgesailie Basin and southern Kenya rift. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Was Paranthropus boisei eating grass?. Springer. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Low-survival skeletal elements track attrition, not carcass transport behavior in Quaternary large mammal assemblages. (pp. 109-126). Zooarchaeology in Practice: Case Studies in Methodology and Interpretation in Archaeofaunal Analysis. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). The Middle Pleistocene through the Holocene, a synthesis.. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Faith J (date unknown). Environmental change, ungulate biogeography, and their implications for early human dispersals in equatorial East Africa. (pp. 2330256). Africa from MIS 6-2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J (date unknown). North American terminal Pleistocene extinctions: current views. (pp. 5246-5435). Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Conservation implications of fossil roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) in Southern Africa’s Cape Floristic Region. (pp. 239-251). Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). The 1950 excavation of OpD by Adan Treganza. (pp. 9-19). Is It a House? Archaeological Excavations at English Camp, San Juan Island, Washington. Accepted, .
  • Lyons S. (date unknown). Holocene shifts in the assembly of plant and animal communities implicate human impacts. Nature. Vol. 529. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Late Pleistocene mammals from Kibogo, Kenya: systematic paleontology, paleoenvironments, and non-analog associations. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Vol. 40, e1841781. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Synchronous extinction of North America's Pleistocene mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 106, 20641-20645. Accepted, .
  • Karp, A.T. (date unknown). Global response of fire activity to late Quaternary grazer extinctions. Science. Vol. 374, 1145-1148. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Plio-Pleistocene decline of African megaherbivores: No evidence for ancient hominin impacts. Science. Vol. 362, 938-941. Accepted, .
  • Beverly E. (date unknown). Reconstruction of Late Pleistocene paleoenvironments using bulk geochemistry of paleosols from the Lake Victoria Region. Frontiers in Earth Sciences. Vol. 5, 93. Accepted, .
  • Blegen N. (date unknown). The Menengai Tuff: A 36 ka widespread tephra and its chronological relevance to Late Pleistocene human evolution in East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 152, 152-168. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). New perspectives on middle Pleistocene change in the large mammal faunas of East Africa: Damaliscus hypsodon sp. nov. (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lainyamok, Kenya. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 361-362, 84-93. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Ecometrics and the paleoecological implications of Pleistocene faunas from the western coastal plains of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Journal of Quaternary Science. Vol. 35, 1007-1020. Accepted, .
  • Swift, J.A. (date unknown). Micro methods for megafauna: novel approaches to late Quaternary extinctions and their contributions to faunal conservation in the Anthropocene. BioScience. Vol. 69, 877-887. Accepted, .
  • Sutikna, T. (date unknown). The spatio-temporal distribution of archaeological and faunal finds at Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia) in light of the revised chronology of Homo floresiensis. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 124, 52-74. Accepted, .
  • Sealy J. (date unknown). Late Quaternary environmental change in the Southern Cape, South Africa, from stable carbon and oxygen isotopes in faunal tooth enamel from Boomplaas Cave. Journal of Quaternary Science. Vol. 31, 919-927. Accepted, .
  • Beverly E. (date unknown). Reconstruction of a semi-arid late Pleistocene paleocatena from the Lake Victoria region, Kenya. Quaternary Research. Vol. 84, 368-381. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Revisiting the late Pleistocene mammal extinction record at Tight Entrance Cave, southwestern Australia. Quaternary Research. Vol. 76, 397-400. Accepted, .
  • Potts, R. (date unknown). Increased ecological resource variability during a critical transition in hominin evolution. Science Advances. Vol. 6, eabc8975. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Early hominins evolved within non-analog ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Vol. 116, 21478-21483. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). We need to critically evaluate our assumptions: reply to Blumenthal et al. (2018). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 506, 252-253. Accepted, .
  • Lyman, R.L. (date unknown). Observations on graphing paleozoological data: Suggestions for better graphs. Geobios. Vol. 51, 435-451. Accepted, .
  • Blegen N. (date unknown). The East African Middle Stone Age after 50,000 years ago: new evidence from Late Pleistocene sediments of the eastern Lake Victoria Basin, Nyanza Province, Western Kenya. Paleoanthropology. Vol. 2017, 139-169. Accepted, .
  • Potts R. (date unknown). Alternating high and low climate variability: The context of natural selection and speciation in Plio-Pleistocene hominin evolution. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 87, 5-20. Accepted, .
  • Tóth, A.B. (date unknown). Reassembly of surviving mammal communities after the end-Pleistocene mass extinction. Science. Vol. 365, 1305-1308. Accepted, .
  • Wroe S. (date unknown). Reply to Brook et al: No empirical evidence for human overkill of megafauna in Sahul. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 110. Accepted, .
  • Muiruri, V. (date unknown). Quaternary diatoms and palaeoenvironments of the Koora Plain, southern Kenya Rift. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 267, 107106. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Rethinking the ecological drivers of hominin evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. Vol. 36, 797-807. Accepted, .
  • Pearson, O.M. (date unknown). A Late Pleistocene human humerus from Rusinga Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 146, 102855. Accepted, .
  • Sharp, W.D. (date unknown). 230Th/U burial dating of ostrich eggshell. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 219, 263-276. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). The measurement of taxonomic evenness in zooarchaeology. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Vol. 10, 1419-1428. Accepted, .
  • Thompson J. (date unknown). Identifying the accumulator: Making the most of bone surface modification data. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 85, 105-113. Accepted, .
  • Pargeter, J. (date unknown). Lithic miniaturization as adaptive strategy: a case study from Boomplaas Cave, South Africa. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Vol. 12, 225. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Addressing the effects of sampling on ecometric-based paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 528, 175-185. Accepted, .
  • Blegen N. (date unknown). Distal tephras of the eastern Lake Victoria basin, equatorial East Africa: Correlations, chronology and a context for early modern humans. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 122, 89-111. Accepted, .
  • Staver, A.C. (date unknown). The past, present, and future of herbivore impacts on savanna vegetation. Journal of Ecology. Vol. 109, 2804-2822. Accepted, .
  • Grine F. (date unknown). Further human fossils from the Middle Stone Age deposits of Die Kelders Cave 1, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 109, 70-78. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Large mammal species richness and late Quaternary precipitation change in south-western Australia. Journal of Quaternary Science. Vol. 32, 760-769. Accepted, .
  • Patterson D. (date unknown). Regional diversity patterns in African bovids, hyaenids, and felids during the past 3 million years: The role of taphonomic bias and implications for the evolution of Paranthropus. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 96, 9-22. Accepted, .
  • Tryon C. (date unknown). A demographic perspective on the middle to later stone age transition from nasera rockshelter, Tanzania. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Vol. 371. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). The uncertain case for human-driven extinctions prior to Homo sapiens. Quaternary Research. Vol. 96, 88-104. Accepted, .
  • Jenkins K. (date unknown). Evaluating the potential for tactical hunting in the Middle Stone Age: Insights from a bonebed of the extinct bovid, Rusingoryx atopocranion. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 108, 72-91. Accepted, .
  • Dighton A. (date unknown). Bronze Age olive domestication in the north Jordan valley: new morphological evidence for regional complexity in early arboricultural practice from Pella in Jordan. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. Vol. 26, 403-413. Accepted, .
  • Weisler M. (date unknown). Determining the geochemical variability of fine-grained basalt sources/quarries for facilitating prehistoric interaction studies in Polynesia. Archaeology in Oceania. Vol. 51, 158-167. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Ungulate community richness, grazer extinctions, and human subsistence behavior in southern Africa's Cape Floral Region. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 306, 219-227. Accepted, .
  • Price, G.J. (date unknown). Big data little help in megafauna mysteries. Nature. Vol. 558, 23-25. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Paleoenvironmental context of the Middle Stone Age record from Karungu, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya, and its implications for human and faunal dispersals in East Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 83. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Late Pleistocene climate change, nutrient cycling, and the megafaunal extinctions in North America. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 30, 1675-1680. Accepted, .
  • Wroe S. (date unknown). Climate change frames debate over the extinction of megafauna in Sahul (Pleistocene australia-new guinea). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 110, 8777-8781. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Size variation in Tachyoryctes splendens (East African mole-rat) and its implications for late Quaternary temperature change in equatorial East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 140, 39-48. Accepted, .
  • Robinson J. (date unknown). Paleoenvironmental change in the late Middle Pleistocene-Holocene Kibish Formation, southern Ethiopia: Evidence from ungulate isotopic ecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 450, 50-59. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Late Quaternary micromammals and the precipitation history of the southern Cape, South Africa – Response to comments by F. Thackeray. Quaternary Research. Vol. 95, 157-159. Accepted, .
  • Tryon C. (date unknown). Sites on the landscape: Paleoenvironmental context of late Pleistocene archaeological sites from the Lake Victoria basin, equatorial East Africa. Quaternary International. Vol. 331, 20-30. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Ungulate diversity and precipitation history since the Last Glacial Maximum in the Western Cape, South Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 68, 191-199. Accepted, .
  • Sealy, J. (date unknown). Climate and ecology of the palaeo-Agulhas Plain from stable carbon and oxygen isotopes of bovid tooth enamel from Nelson Bay Cave, South Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 235, 105974. Accepted, .
  • Lesur J. (date unknown). Paleoenvironmental and biogeographic implications of terminal Pleistocene large mammals from the Ziway-Shala Basin, Main Ethiopian Rift, Ethiopia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 449, 567-579. Accepted, .
  • Garrett N. (date unknown). Stable isotope paleoecology of Late Pleistocene Middle Stone Age humans from the Lake Victoria basin, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 82, 1-14. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Palaeozoological insights into management options for a threatened mammal: Southern Africa's Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra zebra). Diversity and Distributions. Vol. 18, 438-447. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Taxonomic status and paleoecology of Rusingoryx atopocranion (Mammalia, Artiodactyla), an extinct Pleistocene bovid from Rusinga Island, Kenya. Quaternary Research. Vol. 75, 697-707. Accepted, .
  • Davies, B. (date unknown). From quartz curvature to late Holocene mobility at Spring Cave, Western Cape, South Africa. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Vol. 14, 1-12. Accepted, .
  • Lazagabaster, I.A. (date unknown). A Late Pleistocene third molar of Hylochoerus (Suidae, Mammalia) from Rusinga Island, Kenya: paleoenvironmental implications and a note on the hypsodonty of African forest hogs. Historical Biology. Vol. 33, 3673-3685. Accepted, .
  • Blegen, N. (date unknown). Tephrostratigraphy of the eastern Lake Victoria Basin including the Nyanza Rift, Kenya: Building a stratigraphic and chronological framework for modern human evolution. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 256, 106823. Accepted, .
  • O'Brien, K. (date unknown). First appearance of Grévy’s zebra (Equus grevyi), from the Middle Pleistocene Kapthurin formation, Kenya, sheds light on the evolution and paleoecology of large zebras. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 256, 106835. Accepted, .
  • Potts, R (date unknown). Environmental dynamics during the onset of the Middle Stone Age in eastern Africa. Science. Vol. 360, 86-90. Accepted, .
  • Tryon C. (date unknown). Late Pleistocene age and archaeological context for the hominin calvaria from GvJm-22 (Lukenya Hill, Kenya). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 112, 2682-2687. Accepted, .
  • Abraham, J.O. (date unknown). Seasonal strategies differ between tropical and extratropical herbivores. Journal of Animal Ecology. Vol. 91, 681-692. Accepted, .
  • Paterson, D.B. (date unknown). Did vegetation change drive the extinction of Paranthropus boisei. Journal of Human Evolution. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Late Quaternary micromammals and the precipitation history of the southern Cape, South Africa. Quaternary Research. Vol. 91, 848-860. Accepted, .
  • Wright N. (date unknown). Woodland modification in Bronze and Iron age central Anatolia: An anthracological signature for the Hittite state?. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 55, 219-230. Accepted, .
  • Wright N. (date unknown). Explaining changing patterns of wood presence across the Bronze and Iron Age at Kaman-Kalehöyük, central Anatolia. Quaternary International. Vol. 431, 90-102. Accepted, .
  • O'Brien H. (date unknown). Unexpected convergent evolution of nasal domes between pleistocene bovids and cretaceous hadrosaur dinosaurs. Current Biology. Vol. 26, 503-508. Accepted, .
  • Cooper, A. (date unknown). A global environmental crisis 42,000 years ago. Science. Vol. 371, 811-818. Accepted, .
  • Braun, D.R. (date unknown). Ecosystem engineering in the Quaternary of the West Coast of South Africa. Evolutionary Anthropology. Vol. 30, 50-62. Accepted, .
  • Faith, J.T. (date unknown). Reply to Weihmann: Fifty gazelles do not equal an elephant, and other ecological misunderstandings. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Vol. 117, 3370-3371. Accepted, .
  • Niespolo, E.M. (date unknown). Carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotopes of ostrich eggshells provide site-scale Pleistocene-Holocene paleoenvironmental records for eastern African archaeological sites. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 230, 106142. Accepted, .
  • Mant-Melville, A. (date unknown). Technological diversity in the Late Pleistocene of the Nyanza Rift, Kenya: Archaeological excavations at Kapsarok 1 and Anderea’s Farm 1. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. Vol. 41, 103257. Accepted, .
  • Barr, W.A. (date unknown). No sustained increase in zooarchaeological evidence for carnivory after the appearance of Homo erectus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. Vol. 119, e2115540119. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). The fossil history of Grévy's zebra (Equus grevyi) in equatorial East Africa. Journal of Biogeography. Vol. 40, 359-369. Accepted, .
  • Hempel, E. (date unknown). Identifying the true number of specimens of the extinct blue antelope (Hippotragus leucophaeus). Scientific Reports. Vol. 11, 2100. Accepted, .
  • Kovarovic, K. (date unknown). Ecomorphology and ecology of the grassland specialist, Rusingoryx atopocranion (Artiodactyla: Bovidae), from the late Pleistocene of western Kenya. Quaternary Research. Vol. 101, 187-204. Accepted, .
  • Beverly, E.J. (date unknown). Rapid Pleistocene desiccation and the future of Africa’s Lake Victoria. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 530, 115883. Accepted, .
  • Norman K. (date unknown). An early colonisation pathway into northwest Australia 70-60,000 years ago. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 180, 229-239. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Paleodietary change and its implications for aridity indices derived from δ18O of herbivore tooth enamel. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 490, 571-578. Accepted, .
  • Dupont, L. (date unknown). Continuous vegetation record of the greater Cape Floristic Region (South Africa) covering the past 300 thousand years (IODP U1479). Climate of the Past. Vol. 18, 1-21. Accepted, .
  • Douglass, M. (date unknown). Deriving original nodule size of lithic reduction sets from cortical curvature: an application to monitor stone artifact transport from bipolar reduction. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. Vol. 35, 102671. Accepted, .
  • Fraser, D. (date unknown). Investigating biotic interactions in deep time. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. Vol. 36, 61-75. Accepted, .
  • O'Brien, K. (date unknown). Ungulate turnover in the Koobi Fora Formation: spatial and temporal variation in the Early Pleistocene. Journal of African Earth Sciences. Vol. 161, 103658. Accepted, .
  • Chase B. (date unknown). Climatic controls on Later Stone Age human adaptation in Africa's southern Cape. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 114, 35-44. Accepted, .
  • Louys J. (date unknown). Phylogenetic topology mapped onto dietary ecospace reveals multiple pathways in the evolution of the herbivorous niche in African Bovidae. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. Vol. 53, 140-154. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Late Pleistocene and Holocene mammal extinctions on continental Africa. Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 128, 105-121. Accepted, .
  • Blois J. (date unknown). A framework for evaluating the influence of climate, dispersal limitation, and biotic interactions using fossil pollen associations across the late Quaternary. Ecography. Vol. 37, 1095-1108. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Biogeographic and Evolutionary Implications of an Extinct Late Pleistocene Impala from the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. Vol. 21, 213-222. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Climate change and faunal turnover: Testing the mechanics of the turnover-pulse hypothesis with South African fossil data. Paleobiology. Vol. 39, 609-627. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Taphonomic and paleoecological change in the large mammal sequence from Boomplaas Cave, western Cape, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 65, 715-730. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Ungulate biogeography, statistical methods, and the proficiency of Middle Stone Age hunters. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 60, 315-317. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Late Quaternary dietary shifts of the Cape grysbok (Raphicerus melanotis) in southern Africa. Quaternary Research. Vol. 75, 159-165. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Long-distance carcass transport at Olduvai Gorge? A quantitative examination of Bed I skeletal element abundances. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 56, 247-256. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Eland, buffalo, and wild pigs: were Middle Stone Age humans ineffective hunters?. Journal of Human Evolution. Vol. 55, 24-36. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Skeletal element abundances in archaeofaunal assemblages: economic utility, sample size, and assessment of carcass transport strategies. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 34, 872-882. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Carnivore competition, bone destruction, and bone density. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 34, 2025-2034. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Changes in reindeer body part representation at Grotte XVI, Dordogne, France. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 34, 2003-2011. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Sources of variation in carnivore tooth-mark frequencies in a modern spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) den assemblage, Amboseli Park, Kenya. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 34, 1601-1609. Accepted, .
  • Faith J. (date unknown). Changing patterns of carnivore modification in a landscape bone assemblage, Amboseli Park, Kenya. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol. 33, 1718-1733. Accepted, .

Research Keywords

  • Turbulent Cascade Phenomena
  • Vacuum Science

Presentations

  • Faith, J.T. Megafaunal extinctions: the uncertain case for anthropogenic impacts prior to Homo sapiens. Invited Talk: University of the Witwatersrand, Evolutionary Studies Institute. Johannesburg, South Africa. February 10, 2020. , Presented, 2020.
  • Faith, J.T. What drove Africa’s megaherbivores to extinction? Invited Talk: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Greenbelt, MD. March 13, 2019. , Presented, 2019.
  • Karp, A., Uno, K., Berke, M., Russell, J., Scholz, C., Faith, J.T., Staver, A.C. (2021) Savanna fire activity responds heterogeneously to rainfall shifts during the African Humid Period. Paper: American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2021.
  • Mosher, S.G., Power, M.J., Quick, L.J., Haberzettle, T., Adler, E., Faith, J.T. (2021) Fire in the Fynbos: A high-resolution investigation into mid-Holocene fire activity at Eilandvlei, southern Cape coast, South Africa. Paper: American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2021.
  • O’Brien, K., Irmis, R.B., Coltrain, J.B., *Dalmas, D.M., Evans, T., Richards, E.S., Richards, F.M., Faith, J.T. (2021) Ecological census implications, site description, and systematic paleontology of Boomerang Cave, a vertebrate assemblage in Cache County, Utah, USA. Paper: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2021.
  • O’Brien, K., Irmis, R.B., Coltrain, J.B., *Dalmas, D.M., Evans, T., Richards, E.S., Richards, F.M., Faith, J.T. (2021) Ecological census implications, site description, and systematic paleontology of Boomerang Cave, a vertebrate assemblage in Cache County, Utah, USA. Paper: Crossing the Palaeontological-Ecological Gap, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2021.
  • Fraser, D., Villaseñor, A., Tóth, A., Balk, M.A., Eronen, J.T., Barr, W.A., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Davis, M., Du, A., Faith, J.T., Graves, G.R., Gotelli, N.J., Jukar, A.M., Looy, C., McGill, B.J., Miller, J.H., Pineda-Munoz, S., Potts, R., Shipinksi, A.B., Soul, L.C., Lyons, S.K. (2021) Late Quaternary biotic homogenization of North American mammalian faunas. Paper: Crossing the Palaeontological-Ecological Gap, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2021.
  • Hempel, E., Bibi, F., Faith, J.T., Brink, J., Kalthoff, D.C., Dalén, L., Hofrieter, M., Westbury, M. (2021) On a blue note – A first closer look at the evolutionary history of the blue antelope using whole genome data. Paper: Southern African Wildlife Management Association, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2021.
  • Tocheri, M.W., Sutikna, T., Faith, J.T., France, C., Dupras, T. (2020) The onset of farming in Eastern Indonesia by at least ~2,700 years ago and the implications for Austronesian cultural history and dispersal. Paper: Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2020.
  • O’Brien, K., Tryon, C.A., Blegen, N., Kimeu, B., Rowan, J., Faith, J.T. (2020) First appearance of Grévy's zebra (Equus grevyi), Kapthurin Formation, Kenya. Paper: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2020.
  • Julianto, I.M.A., Sutikna, T., Faith, J.T., Tocheri, M.W. (2020) The temporal distribution of pottery and aquatic shellfish in the Holocene deposits at Liang Bua indicate major shifts in modern human behavior through time. Paper: Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2020.
  • Sutikna, T., Faith, J.T., SAptomo, E.W., Tocheri, M.W. (2020) Faunal change through the Holocene at Liang Bua: endemic versus introduced mammals. Paper: Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Virtual Event. , Presented, 2020.
  • Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Mant-Melville, A., Peppe, D.J., Tryon, C.A. (2020) Tephrostratigraphy and archaeology in the Nyanza Rift, Kenya. Paper: Paleoanthropology Society, Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2020.
  • Sharp, W.D., Niespolo, E.M., Tryon, C.A., Van Niekerk, K.L., Blegen, N.T., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, C.S. (2020) 230Th/U Burial Dating of Ostrich Eggshell: A New Geochronometer for Pleistocene Archaeological Sites. Poster: Paleoanthropology Society, Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2020.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Glass, R., Crow, C., Jacobsen, B., Weisz, D., Tryon, C.A., Avery, G., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, C., Klein, R., Lewis, J., Mackay, A., Ranhorn, K., Steele, T., Van Niekerk, K., White, T., Woldegabriel, G. (2019) Patterns of U uptake and implications for diagenesis and trace element records in biomineral eggshell. Paper: American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Tryon, C.A., Fylstra, N., Armitage, S., Avery, G., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, C., Klein, R., Lewis, J., Mackay, A., Ranhorn, K., Steele, T., Van Niekerk, K., White, T., Woldegabriel, G. (2019) Evaluating 230Th/U burial dating of ostrich eggshell, a new chronometer for Pleistocene terrestrial strata. Paper: American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Davies, B., Douglass, M., Holdaway, S., Braun, D., Faith, J.T., Power, M. (2019) A model-based approach to exploring transitions in mobility and occupation intensity using lithic geometric attributes. Poster: Northwest Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior Annual Symposium, Boise, ID. , Presented, 2019.
  • Hempel, E., Faith, J.T., Brink, J., Kalthoff, D., Kamminga, P., Bibi, F., Hofreiter, M. (2019) Blue and lonesome – determining the true number of blue antelopes (Hippotragus leucophaeus) in museums today. Paper: German Society for Mammalian Biology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde), Dresden, Germany. , Presented, 2019.
  • Sharp, W., Tripathy-Lang, A., Fylstra, N.D., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Niespolo, E. (2019) 230Th/U burial dating of ostrich eggshell. Paper: Gordon Research Conference – Geochronology, Waterville Valley, NH. , Presented, 2019.
  • O’Brien, K., Hebdon, N., Bui, K., Faith, J.T. (2019) Specialization and niche partitioning of Homo and Paranthropus in the Early Pleistocene of East Turkana. Paper: East African Association of Paleoanthropology and Paleontology, Nairobi, Kenya. , Presented, 2019.
  • Faith, J.T., Du, A. (2019) Coverage-based rarefaction in zooarchaeology: potential and pitfalls. Paper: Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. , Presented, 2019.
  • Braun, D.R., Faith, J.T., Davies, B., Power, M.J., Douglass, M. (2019) Building expectations to understand the evolutionary significance of archaeological assemblages. Paper: Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. , Presented, 2019.
  • Tóth, A.B., Lyons, S.K., Jukar, A.M., Du, A., Barr, W.A., Villaseñor, A., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Fraser, D., Miller, J., Soul, L., Gotelli, N., Pineda-Munoz, S., Blois, J.L., Davis, M., Eronen, J., Faith, J.T., Graves, G.R., Alroy, J. (2019) End-Pleistocene mass extinction caused a fundamental shift in survivor mammal community structure. Paper: International Biogeography Society, Malaga, Spain. , Presented, 2019.
  • Tryon, C.A., Lewis, J.E., Ranhorn, K.L., Niespolo, E., Quinn, R., Faith, J.T. (2018) A multi-proxy approach to understanding Late Pleistocene Eastern African paleoenvironments from archaeological sites in Kenya and Tanzania. Paper: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. , Presented, 2018.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Tryon, C.A., Faith, J.T., Lewis, J., Ranhorn, K.L., Mambelli, S., Miller, M.J., Dawson, T.E. (2018) Light stable isotopes of ostrich eggshells provide site-specific paleoenvironmental records during the Middle-to-Later Stone Age transition in Eastern Africa. Poster: Geological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. , Presented, 2018.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Fylstra, N., Avery, G., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, CS., Klein, R.G., van Niekerk, K., Tryon, C.A. (2018) U-Th burial dating of ostrich eggshell beyond the 14C limit. Paper: Golschmidt Conference, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2018.
  • Johnson, T.C., Berke, M.A., Castaneda, I., Lane, C., Tryon, C.A., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Beverly, E.J. (2018) Should we drill Lake Victoria? Paper: AFQUA Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. , Presented, 2018.
  • Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., McNeil, J., Tryon, C.A. (2018) New excavations of Late Pleistocene sediments at “Gramly’s Site” (GvJm-22), Lukenya Hill, southeastern Kenya. Paleoanthropology Society, Austin, TX. , Accepted, 2018.
  • Faith, J.T., Du, A., Rowan, J. (2018) Emergence of the functionally modern ungulate community in eastern Africa. Paper: Paleoanthropology Society, Austin, TX. , Accepted, 2018.
  • Faith, J.T., Pargeter, J. (2018) Later Pleistocene behavioral and paleoenvironmental variability at Boomplaas Cave: Evidence from fauna and lithic data. Paper: Society for Africanist Archaeologists, Toronto, ON. , Accepted, 2018.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Fylstra, N., Tryon, C.A., Weisz, D.G., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, C.S., Lewis, J., Mackay, A., Steele, T., Van Niekerk, K. (2017) Patterns of secondary U in ostrich eggshell: application to U-Th dating of Quaternary terrestrial strata. Poster: Goldschmidt Conference, Paris, France. , Presented, 2017.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Tryon, C.A., Faith, J.T., Dawson, T.E. (2017) Using C and N stable isotopes to develop paleoenvironmental records for Late Pleistocene East African rock shelter sequences. Paper: Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC. , Presented, 2017.
  • Tryon, C.A., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T. (2017) Dealing with the scatter between the scatter between the patches: tephrostratigraphic approaches to low-density archaeological sites in the Lake Victoria basin of Equatorial Africa. Paper: Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC. , Presented, 2017.
  • Faith, J.T., Avery, D.M. (2017) The promise and pitfalls of quantitative paleoenvironmental reconstruction in faunal analysis: evaluation of late Quaternary micromammal assemblages from southern Africa. Paper: Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC. , Presented, 2017.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Tryon, C.A., Faith, J.T., Lewis, J., Dawson, T.E. (2017) C and N stable isotopes in Late Pleistocene – Holocene ostrich eggshells reveal distinct local paleoenvironments in East Africa during the MSA-LSA transition. Paper: Paleoanthropology Society, Vancouver, BC. , Presented, 2017.
  • Karp, A., Faith, J.T., Marlon, J.R., Staver, A.C. (2021) Fire-grazer interactions during the late Quaternary extinctions. Poster: American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, LA. Poster, Presented, 2021.
  • Staver, A.C. Abraham, K., Hempson, G., Karp, A., Faith, J.T. (2021) The past, present, and future of herbivore impacts on savanna vegetation. Poster: Ecological Society of America, Virtual Event. Poster, Presented, 2021.
  • Sharp, W., Tripathy-Lang, A., Fylstra, N.D., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., *Niespolo, E. (2019) 230Th/U Burial Dating of Ostrich Eggshell: Initial Tests of a Novel Pleistocene Geochronometer. Poster: American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 2019.
  • O’Brien, K., *McGrosky, A., *Allen, K., *Biernat, M., Braun, D.R., *Guerrero, A., Patterson, D.B., Torres, F., Faith, J.T. (2018) Early Pleistocene grassland dynamics at East Turkana: spatiotemporal patterns of mesic- and xeric-adapted ungulates and new insights into niche preferences of Eurygnathohippus and Kolpochoerus. Poster: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Albuquerque, NM. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Pearson, O.M., Hill, E.C., Peppe, D.J., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A. (2018) A hominin humerus from the late Middle Stone Age of Rusinga Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Poster: American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin, TX. Poster, Accepted, 2018.
  • Niespolo, E.M., Sharp, W.D., Fylstra, N., Tryon, C.A., Tripathy-Lang, A., Weisz, D.G., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Henshilwood, C.S., Lewis, J., Mackay, A., Steele, T., Van Niekerk, K., WoldeGabriel, G. (2017) U-Th burial dating of ostrich eggshells: a novel approach to dating African archaeological sequences beyond the 14C limit. Poster: Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Mant-Melville, A., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Jenkins, K., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J. (2017) Late Middle Stone Age lithic technology in eastern Lake Victoria, Kenya. Poster: European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Leiden, Holland. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Mant-Melville, A.F., Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Jenkins, K.H., Beverley, E.J., Peppe, D.J. (2017) A Late Middle Stone Age lithic landscape in the eastern Lake Victoria Basin. Poster: Paleoanthropology Society, Vancouver, BC. Poster, Presented, 2017.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Kenya
  • South Africa