Jeremy Tausch

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Visiting Assistant Professor Math and Science jtausch@pratt.edu (718) 636-3764 p Brooklyn Campus, Activity Resource Center LL

Current Course Listing (2)

18/FA-MSCI-264-01 Form and Design in Nature

18/FA-MSCI-264-02 Form and Design in Nature

Personal URL

http://mysite.pratt.edu/~jtausch

Education

B.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

Biography

Dr. Jeremy Tausch's research is currently focused on the continental scale effects of climate change during the initial periods of human evolution. To this end, he has recently published work on 2 million year old Javanese Homo erectus molars using microwear as a proxy for dietary preference. Dr. Tausch is also interested in bringing nature education to the general public. In collaboration with Sunbird Images, he worked with a team of videographers and naturalists to film wildlife near Gamboa, Panama (2014) and in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand (2015). The team plans to market their work as a novel nature show aimed at educating a wider audience on biological topics such as organismal biology, biodiversity, conservation and climate change. Dr. Tausch also participated in the survey and excavation of Miocene fossiliferous beds (ca. 17.5 to 19 mya) at Ngira and Kachuku, Karungu, Kenya in July of 2015. During this trip he was afflicted with malaria, which wasn't very pleasant...