Lab

Current graduate students

Andrea Bailey (EEB)

Sexual coercion in olive baboons

Andrea taking data on baboons at Gombe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Slepkov Nockerts (Anthropology)

Stable isotope ecology of chimpanzees and olive baboons

Rebecca processing fruit samples A
Rebecca Slepkov Nockerts processing fruit samples at Gombe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristy Crouse (Anthropology)

Computer models of behavior

Kristy Crouse filming Japanese macaques at the Minnesota Zoo
Kristy Crouse filming Japanese macaques at the Minnesota Zoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Cossette (EEB)

 

Carrie Miller (Anthropology)

Social behavior in gelada monkeys.

Carrie with a gelada monkey at Guassa
Carrie with a gelada monkey at Guassa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent graduates

Lisa O’Bryan (EEB)

PhD: 2015

Dissertation: “The socioecology of chimpanzee foraging and food-associated calling behavior”

Lisa recording chimpanzee calls at Gombe.
Lisa recording chimpanzee calls at Gombe.

Current position: Post-doctoral fellow with Simon Garnier at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, funded by a James S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Studying Complex Systems.

Lisa defending her thesis
Lisa defending her thesis 15 May 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Hauff (Anthropology)

PhD: 2011

Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Macalester College

Dissertation: “Biological and social factors associated with reduced lactation duration in overweight women”

Laura weighing a baby

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deus Mjungu (EEB)

PhD: 2010

Dissertation: “Dynamics of intergroup competition in two neighboring chimpanzee communities” get pdf

Current position: Director of Chimpanzee Research, Gombe Stream Research Centre, the Jane Goodall Institute – Tanzania

Deus taking a GPS point on a vegetation plot in Gombe.
Deus taking a GPS point on a vegetation plot in Gombe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Kirchhoff (Anthropology)

PhD: 2010

Dissertation: “From birth to bones: Skeletal evidence for health, disease, and injury in the Gombe chimpanzees”

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of North Texas

Claire with Sherehe's skull.
Claire with the skull of Sherehe at Gombe.
Claire laser scanning chimpanzee skull at Gombe

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