Bruce M. Latimer is currently Executive Director of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. His previous positions at the Museum were Curator and Head of the Department of Physical Anthropology and Director of Science. He is also an Associate Professor and the Director of the Biological Anthropology Program in the Department of Anatomy at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He holds adjunct positions in the departments of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University and at Cleveland State University; in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Kent State University; and in the Department of Medical Illustration at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Dr. Latimer received his Undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in Tucson; a Masters Degree in Physical Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland; and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. His primary research interests are in the fields of human evolution, biomechanics and comparative anatomy.