Rebecca Jabbour, Ph.D.

An assistant professor in the Biology Department, Rebecca Jabbour is an expert on the evolutionary history of apes and humans. She can address topics such as African ape diversity and human fossil records.

Rebecca Jabbour, Ph.D. Her research focuses on human evolution, African ape evolution and diversity, skeletal biology and variations. Jabbour's academic research also takes her to the fossil outcrops of Ethiopia and to museum collections around the world. 

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