Milford H. Wolpoff is a paleoanthropologist, and since 1977, a professor of anthropology and adjunct associate research scientist, Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He is the leading proponent of the multiregional evolution hypothesis that attempts to explain the evolution of Homo sapiens as a consequence of evolutionary processes within a single species. He is the author of Paleoanthropology, 1980 and 1999 editions with McGraw-Hill, New York. ISBN 0-07-071676-5), and the co-author of Race and Human Evolution: A Fatal Attraction, which reviews the scientific evidence and conflicting theories about how human evolution has been interpreted, and how its interpretation is related to views about race.
- also known as Milford Wolpoff
- born in (72 years ago) in Chicago
- nationality: United States of America
- education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- written works: "Preliminary publication of paleoanthropology", "Human Evolution, 1996-1997 Edition", "Race and human evolution", "Metric trends in hominid dental evolution", "Introduction to Paleoanthopology", "Modern Human Origins"
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