René Bobe

René Bobe

Associate Research Professor of Anthropology
No on-campus office

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and ecological context of human evolution, mammalian evolution, ecology, and biogeography, faunal analysis.


Dr. Bobe is a Research Associate at the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford.  He was a member of GW's teaching faculty until 2015, and remains a member of the Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology.


Ph.D. 1997, University of Washington-Seattle
B.A. 1983, Pomona College

Classes Taught

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Anth 1001 (old 001): Biological Anthropology
Anth 3839/6839 (119/219): Laboratory Research Methods in Archaeology
Anth 6412 (247): Paleoanthropology: Hominid Paleoecology and Paleoclimate
Homp 8301: Problem-Based Learning Seminar