Shipman, Pat

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SHIPMAN, Pat. American, b. 1949. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Biography. Career: Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ, visiting lecturer in anthropology, 1974; Fordham University, EXCEL Program, NYC, adjunct instructor, 1975; American Institutes for Research, Cambridge, MA, editor and research associate, 1976-78; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, research associate, 1978-81, assistant professor, 1981-84, associate professor of cell biology and anatomy, 1984-, assistant dean of academic affairs, School of Medicine, 1985-90; full-time writer, 1990-; Penn State University, adjunct professor of anthropology, 1995-. Publications: Life History of a Fossil, 1981; (with A. Walker and D. Bichell) The Human Skeleton, 1985; (with E. Trinkaus) The Neandertals: Changing the Image of Mankind, 1993; The Evolution of Racism, 1994; (with A. Walker) The Wisdom of the Bones: In Search of Human Origins, 1996; Taking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight, 1998; The Man Who Found the Missing Link, 2001. Contributor to scholarly journals and popular science magazines. Address: Department of Anthropology, Penn State University, 409 Carpenter Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A.