Job Munuhe Kibii

Job KibiiResearcher

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Specialties: Paleoanthropology and Zooarchaeology

Research Interests: Human evolution, zooarchaeology, taphonomy, palaeoenvironment and palaeoecology.

Geographical areas of interest: Southern and Eastern Africa

My research focuses on fossil hominid and non-hominid faunal communities, concentrating on taxonomic composition, variation in faunal composition over time, change and/or variation in anatomy, taphonomic aspects of these faunal communities, reconstruction of palaeoenvironment and palaeoecology.


Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2005.
MSc., Archaeology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2001.
B.A., Archaeology and Sociology, University of Nairobi, 1998.

Selected Publications

Kibii, J.M. (2009). Taphonomic aspects of African Porcupines (Hystrix cristata) in the Kenyan Highlands. Journal of Taphonomy 7, 21-27.

Kibii, J.M. (2007). Taxonomy and taphonomy of non-hominid primates from the Jacovec Cavern, Sterkfontein. The South African Archaeological Bulletin, 62, 90-97.

Kibii, J.M. & Clarke, R.J. (2003). A reconstruction of the Stw 431 Australopithecus pelvis based on newly discovered fragments. South African Journal of Science 99: 225-226.