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Emily Kern

Emily M. Kern is Assistant Professor of History of Science and the College at the University of Chicago. Her current book project, The Cradle of Humanity: Science and the Making of African Origins, explores how the African continent became the preeminent site for human evolutionary research.

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A sweeping new history of humanity upends the story of civilization, inviting us to imagine how our own societies could be radically different.

Emily Kern

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