Dr. Yossi Zaidner is a senior lecturer in the Institute of Archaeology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Human cultural and behavior evolution during the Lower and the Middle Paleolithic; Modern humans & Neanderthals interactions; origins of modern humans; early hominins dispersals and colonization of the Levant; origin of the Levallois technology.
Major research projects:
New Middle Paleolithic human fossils from the Levant: Excavations at Tinshemet Cave, Israel
Humans and their cultural, spatial and symbolic behaviors during the Middle Paleolithic of the Levant (150-100 ky ago); project supported by Israel Science Foundation grant, 2018-2022.