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Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Ursula Wittwer-Backofen

Room 02-006
Tel.: +49-761-203-6896
Fax: +49-761-203-6898


Consultation hours: Wednesdays 12.00 - 1.00 p.m. at the moment only via Skype after registration (click here for registration, please enter your abbreviation and send an email to uwittwer@anthropologie.uni-freiburg.de with your skype-name.)

Professional career
since 2002Professor for Biological Anthropology, Faculty of Medicine, Unversity of Freiburg
1991-2001Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock
2000Guest Researcher at CINVESTAV (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados), Merida, Mexico
1998Habilitation, Venia legendi in Anthropology and Human Biology
1990-1998Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Gießen
1987-1989Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Anthropolgy, University of Mainz
1987Doctorate and title Dr. rer.nat. with a dissertation on Palepdemography of small populations, University of Mainz
1982-1987Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of Mainz
1982Diploma degree in Biology with Anthropology as major subject
1977-1982Studies in Biology, Chemistry and Near Eastern Archaeology, FU Berlin, University of Mainz and University of Heidelberg

The latest version of the publication list can be downloaded here (PDF).