Sophia Haller is currently pursueing a master in paleoanthropology at the Institute for Scientific Archaeology at the University of Tübingen. She worked as a student assistant with the DFG Center of Advanced Studies and with the biogeology group at the University of Tübingen. In the centre she was not only part of the Cuncaicha project and looking at tooth microwear; she was also contributing to a project exploring population interactions in South America through craniomorphometrics. Her research focused on paleo-ecology and human settlement of the Andes and the development of Andean high altitude adaptations. Her ongoing master thesis invesigates the diet of hunter gatherers in the high Andes of Peru through stable isotopes.