Jeremy "Jerry" DeSilva is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College. He received a BA from Cornell University and a PhD from the University of Michigan. He is a paleoanthropologist, specializing in the origins and evolution of upright walking in the human lineage. He has studied wild chimpanzees in Western Uganda and early human fossils in Museums throughout Eastern and South Africa. From 1998-2003, Jeremy worked as an educator at the Boston Museum of Science and continues to be passionate about science education.