Dr Emily Kern is a postdoctoral research fellow in New Earth Histories at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
She is currently at work on a book about the lost history of the Asian origins hypothesis and the global search for the cradle of humankind. In addition to her work on the history of palaeoanthropology, she is also interested in the intellectual history of agricultural revolutions, archaeology, and deep time. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 2012) and Princeton University (Ph.D. 2018)