Christopher Campisano

Assoc Professor

  • 499 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20072021

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Research Output

  • 499 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
2019

Earliest known Oldowan artifacts at >2.58 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, highlight early technological diversity

Braun, D. R., Aldeias, V., Archer, W., Arrowsmith, J. R., Baraki, N., Campisano, C. J., Deino, A. L., DiMaggio, E. N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Engda, B., Feary, D. A., Garello, D. I., Kerfelew, Z., McPherron, S. P., Patterson, D. B., Reeves, J. S., Thompson, J. C. & Reed, K. E., Jun 11 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 24, p. 11712-11717 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Geological collaboration at paleoanthropological sites in Ethiopia's lower Awash Valley

Lower Awash Valley Workshop Participants, Sep 1 2019, In : Evolutionary anthropology. 28, 5, p. 228-232 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls

Bernhart Owen, R., Renaut, R. W., Muiruri, V. M., Rabideaux, N. M., Lowenstein, T. K., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Cohen, A., Sier, M. J., Campisano, C., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A. & Stockhecke, M., Mar 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 518, p. 97-118 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Reply to Sahle and Gossa: Technology and geochronology at the earliest known Oldowan site at Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia

Braun, D. R., Aldeias, V., Archer, W., Arrowsmith, J. R., Baraki, N., Campisano, C. J., Deino, A. L., DiMaggio, E. N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Engda, B., Feary, D. A., Garello, D. I., Kerfelew, Z., McPherron, S. P., Patterson, D. B., Reeves, J. S., Thompson, J. C. & Reedg, K. E., Oct 8 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 41, p. 20261-20262 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2018

Fossil Suidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lee Adoyta, Ledi-Geraru, lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia: Implications for late Pliocene turnover and paleoecology

Lazagabaster, I. A., Souron, A., Rowan, J., Robinson, J. R., Campisano, C. & Reed, K., Sep 1 2018, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 504, p. 186-200 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution

Owen, R. B., Muiruri, V. M., Lowenstein, T. K., Renaut, R. W., Rabideaux, N., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Dupont-Nivet, G., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Deocampo, D., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A. & Mbuthia, A., Oct 30 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 44, p. 11174-11179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

The Lake CHAd Deep DRILLing project (CHADRILL) - targeting ~ 10 million years of environmental and climate change in Africa

the ICDP CHADRILL Consortium, Oct 22 2018, In : Scientific Drilling. 24, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Late Pliocene environmental change during the transition from Australopithecus to Homo

Robinson, J. R., Rowan, J., Campisano, C., Wynn, J. G. & Reed, K., May 15 2017, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 1, 6, 0159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

New sivaladapid primate from Lower Siwalik deposits surrounding Ramnagar (Jammu and Kashmir State), India

Gilbert, C. C., Patel, B. A., Singh, N. P., Campisano, C., Fleagle, J. G., Rust, K. L. & Patnaik, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 102, p. 21-41 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2016

Dietary flexibility of Australopithecus afarensis in the face of paleoecological change during the middle Pliocene: Faunal evidence from Hadar, Ethiopia

Wynn, J. G., Reed, K., Sponheimer, M., Kimbel, W., Alemseged, Z., Bedaso, Z. K. & Campisano, C., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 99, p. 93-106 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Fossil Giraffidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lee Adoyta, Ledi-Geraru, and Late Pliocene Dietary Evolution in Giraffids from the Lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia

Rowan, J., Locke, E. M., Robinson, J. R., Campisano, C., Wynn, J. G. & Reed, K., Jun 13 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Mammalian Evolution. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: Inferring the environmental context of human evolution from eastern African rift lake deposits

Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., Asrat, A., Behrensmeyer, A. K., Deino, A., Feibel, C., Hill, A., Johnson, R., Kingston, J., Lamb, H., Lowenstein, T., Noren, A., Olago, D., Owen, R. B., Potts, R., Reed, K., Renaut, R., Schäbitz, F., Tiercelin, J. J. & 41 others, Trauth, M. H., Wynn, J., Ivory, S., Brady, K., O'Grady, R., Rodysill, J., Githiri, J., Russell, J., Foerster, V., Dommain, R., Rucina, S., Deocampo, D., Russell, J., Billingsley, A., Beck, C., Dorenbeck, G., Dullo, L., Feary, D., Garello, D., Gromig, R., Johnson, T., Junginger, A., Karanja, M., Kimburi, E., Mbuthia, A., McCartney, T., McNulty, E., Muiruri, V., Nambiro, E., Negash, E. W., Njagi, D., Wilson, J. N., Rabideaux, N., Raub, T., Sier, M. J., Smith, P., Urban, J., Warren, M., Yadeta, M., Yost, C. & Zinaye, B., Feb 19 2016, In : Scientific Drilling. 21, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Three novel species of bacillariophyta (Diatoms) belonging to aulacoseira and lindavia from the pliocene hadar formation, afar depression of Ethiopia

Mohan, J., Stone, J. R. & Campisano, C., Sep 2 2016, In : Phytotaxa. 272, 4, p. 235-247 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Early Homo at 2.8 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Afar, Ethiopia

Villmoare, B., Kimbel, W., Seyoum, C., Campisano, C., DiMaggio, E. N., Rowan, J., Braun, D. R., Arrowsmith, R. & Reed, K., Mar 20 2015, In : Science. 347, 6228, p. 1352-1355 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

146 Scopus citations

Late Pliocene fossiliferous sedimentary record and the environmental context of early Homo from Afar, Ethiopia

DiMaggio, E. N., Campisano, C., Rowan, J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Deino, A. L., Bibi, F., Lewis, M. E., Souron, A., Garello, D., Werdelin, L., Reed, K. & Arrowsmith, R., Mar 20 2015, In : Science. 347, 6228, p. 1355-1359 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Response to comment on "Early Homo at 2.8 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Afar, Ethiopia"

Villmoare, B., Kimbel, W., Seyoum, C., Campisano, C., DiMaggio, E., Rowan, J., Braun, D. R., Arrowsmith, R. & Reed, K., Jun 19 2015, In : Science. 348, 6241, p. 1326c

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Scopus citations

Tephrostratigraphy and depositional environment of young (

DiMaggio, E. N., Arrowsmith, R., Campisano, C., Johnson, R., Deino, A. L., Warren, M., Fisseha, S. & Cohen, A. S., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 112, p. 234-250 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2014

Geochronological and taxonomic revisions of the middle eocene whistler squat quarry (devil's graveyard formation, Texas) and implications for the early Uintan in Trans-Pecos Texas

Campisano, C., Kirk, E. C., Townsend, K. E. B. & Deino, A. L., Jul 2 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 7, e101516.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The Omo Mursi Formation: A window into the East African Pliocene

Drapeau, M. S. M., Bobe, R., Wynn, J. G., Campisano, C., Dumouchel, L. & Geraads, D., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of human evolution. 75, p. 64-79 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2012
18 Scopus citations
2009

Understanding paleoclimate and human evolution through the hominin sites and paleolakes drilling project

Cohen, A., Arrowsmith, R., Behrensmeyer, A. K., Campisano, C., Feibel, C., Fisseha, S., Johnson, R., Bedaso, Z. K., Lockwood, C., Mbua, E., Olago, D., Potts, R., Reed, K., Renaut, R., Tiercelin, J. J. & Umer, M., 2009, In : Scientific Drilling. 8, p. 60-65 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations
2008

Composite tephrostratigraphy of the Dikika, Gona, Hadar, and Ledi-Geraru project areas, northern Awash, Ethiopia

Roman, D. C., Campisano, C., Quade, J., DiMaggio, E., Arrowsmith, R. & Feibel, C., Jan 1 2008, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 446, p. 119-134 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Correlation and stratigraphy of the BKT-2 volcanic complex in west-central Afar, Ethiopia

DiMaggio, E. N., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., Reed, K., Swisher, C. C. & Lockwood, C. A., Jan 1 2008, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 446, p. 163-177 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
48 Scopus citations

Magnetostratigraphy of the eastern Hadar Basin (Ledi-Geraru research area, Ethiopia) and implications for hominin paleoenvironments

Dupont-Nivet, G., Sier, M., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., DiMaggio, E., Reed, K., Lockwood, C., Franke, C. & Hüsing, S., Jan 1 2008, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 446, p. 67-85 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Tephrostratigraphy of the hadar and busidima formations at Hadar, Afar depression, Ethiopia

Campisano, C. & Feibel, C. S., Jan 1 2008, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 446, p. 135-162 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2007
49 Scopus citations