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About Dr. Jason Lewis

Hello! I'm Jason E. Lewis, Director of the TBI Origins Field School and a Research Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University. I am co-director of the West Turkana Archaeological Project and study the fossil animal remains from ancient archaeological sites to reconstruct the evolution, ecology, and behavior of our ancestors.

Origins Summer Program has begun!

Karibu! Welcome to Kenya! Beautiful Wildebeest Ecolodge outside of Nairobi, where the students stayed their first night in Kenya (photo credit: Evelyn Glaze) On Sunday, June 4th, our group of students arrived in Nairobi after their flights from the USA and Australia. With their arrival, the 6-week long TBI Origins Summer Field School [...]

By | 2017-06-11T19:53:51+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Field Schools, Origins Summer 2017, Origins Summer Field School|Comments Off on Origins Summer Program has begun!

Boat Ride Through the Kerio Delta

Map: The Kerio delta is a one hour drive from the TBI Turkwel facility. We visited the Kerio Delta a few days ago to get a first glimpse of the complex freshwater ecology and dynamics that affect the deltas of Lake Turkana. We were hosted by a group of local fishermen whose boats we used to [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:04:50+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Field Schools, Spring 2015|Comments Off on Boat Ride Through the Kerio Delta

Introduction from Incoming Origins Field School Director Dr. Jason E. Lewis

Hello! I'm Dr. Jason E. Lewis, incoming Director of the TBI Origins Field School and a Research Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University.  I am co-director of the West Turkana Archaeological Project and my research focuses on analyzing fossil animal remains from ancient archaeological sites to reconstruct the evolution, ecology, and behavior of our ancestors [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:04:50+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Field Schools, Spring 2015|Comments Off on Introduction from Incoming Origins Field School Director Dr. Jason E. Lewis