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Mark Stoneking
Curriculum Vitae
Vice Ombudsperson
Curriculum Vitae
  Mark Stoneking

updated 24th October 2014

  date of birth: August 1, 1956 Download CV Mark Stoneking
Educational History      
University of Oregon 1974-1977 Anthropology B.A.
The Pennsylvania State University 1977-1979 Genetics M.S.
University of Wisconsin, Madison 1979-1981 Genetics -
University of California, Berkeley 1981-1986 Genetics Ph.D.
Professional History  
1999-present Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and Honorary Professor of Biological Anthropology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany  
1998 Professor of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University  
1996-1997 Visiting Professor, Zoology Institute, University of Munich  
1994-1998 Associate Professor of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University  
1990-1994 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Graduate Program in Genetics, and Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics,
Pennsylvania State University
1989-1990 Associate Research Scientist, Dept. of Human Genetics,
Cetus Corporation, Emeryville, California
1989 Staff Scientist, Human Genome Center,
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley
1986-1988 Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Biochemistry,
University of California, Berkeley
  Fellowships, Prizes and Awards

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1977-1978, 1979-1981
Pennsylvania State University Graduate Fellowship, 1978-1979
Ernest Brown Babcock Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley, 1985-1986
John Belling Prize in Genetics, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
University of Oregon Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, 1990
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, 1995
FBI Award for Service to the Forensic DNA Community, 1998
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000


Eastern Indonesia, January – February 1988
Solomon Islands, August – September 2004
Mindanao, Philippines, August 2005
Zambia, August – September 2007
Namibia, May-June 2011

  Professional Activities

Associate Editor: Journal of Human Evolution, 1990 – 1993;  Human Biology, 1993 – 1997; BioEssays, 2004 – present; Anthropological Science, 2004 – 2013; Evolutionary Biology, 2007 – present; BMC Genetics, 2008 – present; Gene, 2009 – 2010; Investigative Genetics, 2009 – present; EMBO Reports, 2010 – present; Language Dynamics and Change, 2010 – present.

Senior Editor, Annals of Human Genetics, 2008 – 2013.

Technical Working Group, DNA Analysis Methods, FBI, 1993 – 1998

Defense Science Board Task Force on DNA Technology for Identification of Ancient Remains, 1994 – 1995

Wellcome Trust Bioarchaeology Panel, 2001 – 2005

Steering Committee for National Energy Research Council (NERC) Program on Environmental Factors and the Chronology of Human Evolution and Dispersal (EFCHED), 2001 – 2006

Review Panel, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 2007 – 2008

Advisory Committee, The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of Humans, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, 2008 – present

Advisory Board, US National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2011 – 2014

Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee of the Program on Forensics and Ethnicity, Philippine Genome Center, 2011 - present