Dan T.A. Eisenberg

Dan T.A. Eisenberg is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington. He earned his B.S. in Anthropology from Binghamton University and his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Northwestern University.

Professor Eisenberg researches biological anthropology with special attention to the impacts of telomere length on dietary factors such as obesity. He has conducted research in special isolated subpopulations, allowing him to observe biological inheritance within a controlled group.

Representative Publications

Zeng, Wu, et al. “Adult Obesity: Panel Study from Native Amazonians.” Economics & Human Biology 11.2 (2013): 227-235.

Eisenberg, Dan T.A., M. Geoffrey Hayes, and Christopher W. Kuzawa. “Delayed Paternal Age of Reproduction in Humans is Associated with Longer Telomeres Across Two Generations of Descendants.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109.26 (2012): 10251-10256.

Magvanjav, Oyunbileg, et al. “Sibling Composition and Children’s Anthropometric Indicators of Nutritional Status: Evidence from Native Amazonians in Bolivia.” Annals of Human Biology 40.1 (2013): 23-34.

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