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Evolutionary history lecture set for Feb. 13

Presented by award-winning historian Edmund Russell

February 13, 2013

Edmund RussellAward-winning historian Edmund Russell will speak at SMU on “Evolutionary History: The Industrial Revolution, Tuskless Elephants and How Biology Can Help Us Understand Our Past” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall.

The Allman Family lecture is free and open to the public.  Please register attendance by contacting Margi Evans at or 214-768-2608. Parking is available at the Meadows Garage.

Russell is known for his cutting edge research in anthropogenic evolution and is a pioneer in the new field of neurohistory.  The Joyce and Elizabeth Hall Distinguished Professor of United States History at the University of Kansas studies the ways technological advancements in agriculture and industry have affected the evolution of both human and nonhuman populations.

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