The Journal

The Journal of Anthropological Sciences (JASs; ISSN  1827-4765) is the official publication of the Istituto Italiano di Antropologia (ISItA). It is the continuation of the Atti della Società Romana di Antropologia (from 1893 to 1910) and Rivista di Antropologia (until 2003).

The JASs publishes invited reviews and different types of open submissions (visit the author guidelines) concerning evolutionary anthropology (human paleontology, prehistory, biology, and genetics of extinct and extant populations). Particular attention is given to interdisciplinary approaches. Each manuscript is subjected to review by specialists.

According to the Oasis initiative of the Istituto Italiano di Antropologia, authors are asked to make their research data available (see the author guidelines).

Indexing: Social Science Citation Index, Anthropological literature, Anthropology Index online, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Index Copernicus, PrimateLit and SCOPUS (Elsevier).

The Journal of Anthropological Sciences is published by the Istituto Italiano di Antropologia and distributed by the Libreria gia' Nardecchia , email:

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Giovanni Destro-Bisol (Roma, La Sapienza)

Associate Editors

Markus Bastir (MNCN, Madrid, Spain)

Noreen Von Cramon Taubadel (University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA)

Alan Goodman (Hampshire College, Amherst, USA)

Alessia Ranciaro (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)

Fabio di Vincenzo  (Università di Firenze, Italy)


International Referees

Francesc Calafell (Barcelona, Spain)

David Comas (Barcelona, Spain)

Giuseppe Donati (Oxford, UK)

Peter Ellison (Harvard, USA)

John Hawks (Madison, USA)

Ralph L. Holloway (New York, USA)

Víctor M. Longa (Santiago, Spain)

Bonaventura Majolo (Lincoln, UK)

Osbjorn Pearson (Albuquerque, USA)

Fernando V. Ramirez Rozzi (Paris, France)

Jorge Rocha (Porto, Portugal)

Callum F. Ross (Chicago, USA)

Clark Spencer Larsen (Columbus, USA)

Cristopher B. Stringer (London, UK)

Sarah Williams-Blangero (San Antonio, USA)

Bernard Wood (Washington, USA)

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