Donald Johanson

Center Dir & Professor

  • 3226 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1974 …2018
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Research Output 1974 2018

  • 3226 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 44 Article
  • 4 Chapter
2018

Hadar: The legacy of human ancestors (4,000,000-100,000 BCE)

Howell, C., Johanson, D. & Wong, K., Jan 1 2018, Places of Encounter, Volume 1: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume One: To 1600. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ancestors
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Aspects of mandibular ontogeny in Australopithecus afarensis

Glowacka, H., Kimbel, W. & Johanson, D., Jan 1 2017, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. 9783319466446 ed. Springer, p. 127-144 18 p. (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology; no. 9783319466446).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ontogeny
teeth
Pan troglodytes
dentition
developmental stage

A systematic assessment of early African hominids

Johanson, D. C. & White, T. D., Sep 8 2017, Primate Evolution and Human Origins. Taylor and Francis, p. 278-288 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hominidae
5 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of KNM-WT 17000 for the evolution of “robust�? australopithecus

Kimbel, W., White, T. D. & Johanson, D., Jan 1 2017, Evolutionary History of the "Robust" Australopithecines. Taylor and Francis, p. 259-268 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hominidae
Skull
Fossils
Kenya
phylogeny
5 Citations (Scopus)

Paléoanthropologie d'Hadar, Éthiopie

Translated title of the contribution: The paleoanthropology of Hadar, EthiopiaJohanson, D., Mar 1 2017, In : Comptes Rendus - Palevol. 16, 2, p. 140-154 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fossil
common ancestry
new species
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)
Herpes Simplex
Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Simplexvirus
2012
63 Citations (Scopus)

New postcranial fossils of Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia (1990-2007)

Ward, C. V., Kimbel, W., Harmon, E. H. & Johanson, D., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 63, 1, p. 1-51 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
fossils
fossil
anatomy
chest
2011
110 Citations (Scopus)

Complete fourth metatarsal and arches in the foot of Australopithecus afarensis

Ward, C. V., Kimbel, W. & Johanson, D., Feb 11 2011, In : Science. 331, 6018, p. 750-753 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metatarsal Bones
Foot
Ethiopia
Hominidae
Gait
2006
111 Citations (Scopus)

Was Australopithecus anamensis ancestral to A. afarensis? A case of anagenesis in the hominin fossil record

Kimbel, W., Lockwood, C. A., Ward, C. V., Leakey, M. G., Rak, Y. & Johanson, D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 51, 2, p. 134-152 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fossil record
Pliocene
fossils
Otus
dentition
2005
69 Citations (Scopus)

Associated cranial and forelimb remains attributed to Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia

Drapeau, M. S. M., Ward, C. V., Kimbel, W., Johanson, D. & Rak, Y., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 48, 6, p. 593-642 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ulna
Ethiopia
forelimbs
metacarpus
limb
2004
14 Citations (Scopus)

Lucy, thirty years later: An expanded view of Australopithecus afarensis

Johanson, D., Dec 2004, In : Journal of Anthropological Research. 60, 4, p. 465-486 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social stratum
Ethiopia
Homo Sapiens
Fossil
Human Origins
2000
98 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal trends and metric variation in the mandibles and dentition of Australopithecus afarensis

Lockwood, C. A., Kimbel, W. & Johanson, D., Jul 2000, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 39, 1, p. 23-55 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dentition
teeth
sexual dimorphism
Ministry of State Security (GDR)
tooth
1997
133 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic assessment of a maxilla of Homo from Hadar, Ethiopia

Kimbel, W., Johanson, D. & Rak, Y., Jun 1997, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 103, 2, p. 235-262 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Hominidae
Maxilla
Homo
artifact
1996
5 Citations (Scopus)

Face-to-face with Lucy's family

Johanson, D., Mar 1996, In : National Geographic. 189, 3, p. 96 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

218 Citations (Scopus)

Late pliocene Homo and Oldowan tools from the Hadar Formation (Kada Hadar member), Ethiopia

Kimbel, W., Walter, R. C., Johanson, D., Reed, K., Aronson, J. L., Assefa, Z., Marean, C., Eck, G. G., Bobe, R., Hovers, E., Rak, Y., Vondra, C., Yemane, T., York, D., Chen, Y., Evensen, N. M. & Smith, P. E., Dec 1996, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 31, 6, p. 549-561 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homo
Ethiopia
Pliocene
Oldowan
10 Citations (Scopus)

The crescent of foramina in Australopithecus afarensis and other early hominids

Rak, Y., Kimbel, W. & Johanson, D., Sep 1996, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 101, 1, p. 93-99 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hominidae
Pongidae
bones
Homo
Sphenoid Bone
hominid
Hominidae
research project
fossils
fossil
1995

Fossil collecting [1]

Johanson, D., Kimbel, W., Walter, R. C., Voudra, C., Yemane, T., Aronson, J. L., Eck, G. G., Rak, Y. Z., Hovers, E., Reed, K. & Bobe-Quinteros, R., 1995, In : Science. 268, 5214, p. 1113 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paleontology
Ethiopia
Ethics
1994

Institute of Human Origins: Separation issues [3]

Johanson, D., Kimbel, W. & Shea, S. C., 1994, In : Science. 265, 5168, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropology
153 Citations (Scopus)

The first skull and other new discoveries of Australopithecus afarensis at Hadar, Ethiopia

Kimbel, W., Johanson, D. & Rak, Y., Mar 31 1994, In : Nature. 368, 6470, p. 449-451 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Hominidae
Skull
Paleontology
Equipment and Supplies
1989
85 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior dental microwear in Australopithecus afarensis: comparisons with human and nonhuman primates

Ryan, A. S. & Johanson, D., 1989, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 18, 3, p. 235-268 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primate
teeth
Primates
food
rhizome
1987
211 Citations (Scopus)

New partial skeleton of Homo habilis from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

Johanson, D., Masao, F. T., Eck, G. G., White, T. D., Walter, R. C., Kimbel, W., Asfaw, B., Manega, P., Ndessokia, P. & Suwa, G., 1987, In : Nature. 327, 6119, p. 205-209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tanzania
Hominidae
Skeleton
Anatomy
Body Size
1984
122 Citations (Scopus)
Ancient History
Paleontology
Cephalometry
Ethiopia
Hominidae
1983
32 Citations (Scopus)

A hominoid humeral fragment from the pilocene of Kenya

Pickford, M., Johanson, D., Lovejoy, C. O., White, T. D. & Aronson, J. L., 1983, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 60, 3, p. 337-346 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Hominidae
fossils
fauna
district
53 Citations (Scopus)

Vertebral pathology in the afar australopithecines

Cook, D. C., Buikstra, J., DeRousseau, C. J. & Johanson, D., 1983, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 60, 1, p. 83-101 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheuermann Disease
Hominidae
vertebrae
pathology
Pathology
1982
101 Citations (Scopus)

Dental remains from the Hadar Formation, Ethiopia: 1974-1977 collections

Johanson, D., White, T. D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 545-603 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Tooth
teeth
21 Citations (Scopus)

Elements of the axial skeleton recovered from the Hadar Formation: 1974-1977 collections

Lovejoy, C. O., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 631-635 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ribs
ribs
Skeleton
skeleton
97 Citations (Scopus)

Hominid carpal, metacarpal, and phalangeal bones recovered from the Hadar Formation 1974-1977 collections

Bush, M. E., Lovejoy, C. O., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 651-677 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Bones
metacarpus
Metacarpal Bones
Hominidae
Wrist
80 Citations (Scopus)

Hominid lower limb bones recovered from the Hadar Formation: 1974-1977 collections

Lovejoy, C. O., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 679-700 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

limb bones
Hominidae
limbs (animal)
Lower Extremity
bones
85 Citations (Scopus)

Hominid tarsal, metatarsal, and phalangeal bones recovered from the Hadar Formation: 1974-1977 collections

Latimer, B. M., Lovejoy, C. O., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 701-719 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot Bones
Metatarsal Bones
Hominidae
bones
16 Citations (Scopus)

Hominid upper limb bones recovered from the Hadar formation: 1974–1977 collections

Lovejoy, C. O., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 637-649 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hominidae
Upper Extremity
Bone and Bones
258 Citations (Scopus)
Ephrin-A5
Ethiopia
Fossils
Hominidae
Skeleton
68 Citations (Scopus)

Pliocene hominid cranial remains from the Hadar Formation, Ethiopia

Kimbel, W., Johanson, D. & Coppens, Y., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 453-499 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Fossils
Hominidae
fossils
64 Citations (Scopus)

Pliocene hominid mandibles from the Hadar Formation, Ethiopia: 1974-1977 collections

White, T. D. & Johanson, D., 1982, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 57, 4, p. 501-544 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Hominidae
Mandible
145 Citations (Scopus)
Ethiopia
Fossils
Hominidae
fossils
40 Citations (Scopus)
Expeditions
Tooth Root
Alveolar Process
Hominidae
pathology
1981
29 Citations (Scopus)

The pygmy chimpanzee is not a living missing link in human evolution

Latimer, B. M., White, T. D., Kimbel, W., Johanson, D. & Lovejoy, C. O., 1981, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 10, 6, p. 475-488 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human evolution
fossil record
Pan troglodytes
reconstruction
fossils
1980
4 Citations (Scopus)
hominid
Hominidae
Ethiopia
artifact
Pliocene
20 Citations (Scopus)

On the status of Australopithecus afarensis

Johanson, D. & White, T. D., 1980, In : Science. 207, 4435, p. 1104-1105 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1979
351 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic assessment of early African hominids

Johanson, D. & White, T. D., 1979, In : Science. 203, 4378, p. 321-330 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hominidae
Fossils
Ethiopia
Tanzania
2 Citations (Scopus)

Problems in hominid taxonomy

Johanson, D. & White, T. D., 1979, In : Nature. 281, 5729, p. 258 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Racial differences in sacral structure important in caudal anesthesia

Norenberg, A., Johanson, D. & Gravenstein, J. S., 1979, In : Anesthesiology. 50, 6, p. 549-551 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caudal Anesthesia
Pelvis
Needles
Population
Sacrum
1978
21 Citations (Scopus)

Geological framework of the Pliocene Hadar Formation (Afar, Ethiopia) with notes on paleontology including hominids

Johanson, D., Taieb, M., Gray, B. T. & Coppens, Y., 1978, In : Geological Society Special Publication. 6, p. 549-564 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hominid
paleontology
Pliocene
Deposits
fossil
1977
48 Citations (Scopus)

New geochronologic and palaeomagnetic data for the hominid-bearing Hadar Formation of Ethiopia

Aronson, J. L., Schmitt, T. J., Walter, R. C., Taieb, M., Tiercelin, J. J., Johanson, D., Naeser, C. W. & Nairn, A. E. M., 1977, In : Nature. 267, 5609, p. 323-327 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hominid
tuff
fossil
zircon
basalt
1976
33 Citations (Scopus)
Ethiopia
Temporal Bone
Hominidae
femur
Femur
63 Citations (Scopus)

Geological and palaeontological background of Hadar hominid site, Afar, Ethiopia

Taieb, M., Johanson, D., Coppens, Y. & Aronson, J. L., 1976, In : Nature. 260, 5549, p. 289-293 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hominid
sedimentary basin
basalt
Pleistocene
fauna
128 Citations (Scopus)

Plio - Pleistocene hominid discoveries in Hadar, Ethiopia

Johanson, D. & Taieb, M., 1976, In : Nature. 260, 5549, p. 293-297 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
Hominidae
Expeditions
Skeleton
Research
1974
46 Citations (Scopus)
Pan paniscus
Permanent Dentition
Deciduous Tooth
Pan troglodytes
Tooth Wear