Michael Chazan is a Paleolithic archaeologist specializing in the study of stone tools. Prof. Chazan received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Masters and Ph.D from Yale University. He has carried out archaeological research in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. His current research focus is the archaeology of early human sites in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, particularly the site of Wonderwerk Cave and the sites of the Kathu Complex. Prof. Chazan is the author of Archaeology and Prehistory: Pathways Through Time, a widely used introductory textbook published by Pearson and Pearson Canada and of Holon: A Lower Paleolithic Site in Israel, co-authored with Liora Kolska Horwitz and published by the Peabody Museum Press
Dept. of Anthropology | University of Toronto
Presentation: "Temporal Trends in the Use of Fire in Relation to the Broader Archaeological and Paleoanthropological Record"