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Associate Professor of Anatomy, Howard University

Rui Diogo is Associate Professor at Howard University and Resource Faculty at the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology of GWU. He won several prestigious awards and is renown worldwide due to his multidisciplinary approach to address broader questions and societal issues using state-of-the-art empirical data, what some nowadays call "experimental philosophy" or "scientific philosophy". He is the author of more than 100 papers in top journals and about 20 books, including one adopted at medical schools worldwide, "Learning and understanding human anatomy and pathology", and one often listed among the ten best evolutionary books in 2017, "Evolution driven by organismal behavior".


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Howard University School of Divinity


  • 2006 
    Univ. Liege & GWU, PhD in Biology and PhD in Anthropology


Fellow of American Association of Anatomy, Multi-awarded author