Kathleen A. O'Connor
BIO A 450
Introduction to theory, methods, and literature of biodemography. Examines biological mechanisms underlying patterns of aging, mortality, fertility, and population growth and decline. Includes readings from anthropology, sociology, demography, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, and epidemiology. Covers prehistoric, historic, and modern human populations, and non-human model systems. Offered: W.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture, discussion, student presentations.
Class assignments and grading
readings, class presentations, presentation papers, term paper
class presentations, presentation papers, term paper.