Ferran Estebaranz

Current position

  • Member of the Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences. University of Barcelona.

Education and positions

  • Ph.D. Buccal dental microwear and dental morphology in East African Plio-Pleistocene Australopithecines. University of Barcelona, 2011.
  • M.S. Experimental Paleoanthropology in Eocene fossil Primates, under Dr. Salvador Moyà supervision (ICP-UB), 2005.
  • D.E.A. Physical Anthropology. University of Barcelona, 2005.
  • B.S. Biology. University of Barcelona, 2003.

Research interests

  • Dental microwear in hominids
  • Teeth morphology and function
  • Geometrics morphometrics applied to primate and hominid dentition

Field experience

  • Human dental casting in National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi (2007) and Diréction des Antiquités et des Musées, Damascus (2006-2007)
  • Hominid dental casting at Arusha National History Museum (2008) and Diréction des Antiquités et des Musées, Damascus (2007)
  • Pleistocene fossil fauna dental casting at the Arusha National History Museum (2008)
  • Neolithic and Byzantine archaeological campaigns in Syria (2005-2007) as a field anthropologist
  • Curator of chimpanzees and Macaca sylvanus at Mona, Primate Sanctuary, Riudellots de la Selva, Girona (2003)

Teaching experience

  • Mathematics - Secondary school (Barcelona), 2008 & 2009
  • Human Evolution (lab), biology – University of Barcelona, 2006/07 & 2007/08.
  • Human Biology (lab), biology – University of Barcelona, 2005/06


Publications


Working address

  • Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences. University of Barcelona. Avinguda Diagonal, 643. 08028 Barcelona. Spain