Jonathan Marks

PhD (University of Arizona)
Professor of Anthropology, UNC-Charlotte
PopAnth Author

Jonathan Marks teaches biological anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His most recent book is "Tales of the ex-Apes: How We Think About Human Evolution," published by the University of California Press. He writes about human biodiversity, science, and what it means to be 98% chimpanzee. You can read more about humans and their biological quirks on Jon’s blog, anthropomics, and learn who are (and aren’t) your ancestors through his TEDx talk, “You are not an ape!


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PopAnth Articles

Are we apes? No, we are humans

Are we apes? No, we are humans

Pop biology often tells us that "we are apes," but the argument is not a valid evolutionary one. So if we aren't apes, then what are we?Read on »


Nulture

Nulture

We live in a world of bio-politics, in which the genomes of disempowered people are subject to malicious slanders. Why are studies that blame human biology for global inequality still being taken seriously?Read on »