Yohannes Haile-Selassie

Adjunct Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Professor and Director, Institute of Human Origins
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University

Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie is a paleoanthropologist at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Anthropology. In 2019, he was named by Nature magazine as one of the top people in science in recognition of his important work on human evolution.

Research Information

Research Interests

Searching for human origins, paleoanthropology, vertebrate paleontology with particular emphasis on the Late Miocene faunal evolution in East Africa, and Late Miocene paleobiogeography and paleoecology.