Kenneth Earl Glander

Professor Emeritus of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
130 Science Dr., 108 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 668-0267

Overview

Primate ecology and social organization: the interaction between feeding patterns and social structure; evolutionary development of optimal group size and composition; factors affecting short and long-term demographic changes in stable groups; primate use of regenerating forests.

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1975

  • M.A., University of Chicago 1971

  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin 1969

Energetic Costs of Feeding in Primates awarded by National Science Foundation (Senior Investigator). 2011 to 2016

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Foraging Ecology of Delacour's Langurs in a Harsh Environment awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2008

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement: The Role of Female Mate Choice in Mantled Howling Monkey Reproduction awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2008

(97-0146) Social Relationships in Free-ranging Adult Red-fronted Brown Lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus) awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1997 to 1999

(98-0567) Support of the Duke Center for the Study of Primate Biology and History awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1999

(97-0432) Support of the Duke Center for the Study of Primate Biology and History awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1998

(93-0776) Outdoor Run Renovation of the Duke University Primate Center awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1993 to 1997

(95-0782) Support of the Duke Center for the Study of Primate Biology and History awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1997

(95-0809) The Ecological Influences on Activity Cycle in Two Cathemeral Lemurid Primates, Eulemur mongoz (Mongoose lemur awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1997

(95-0440) Continuing Support of the Duke University Center for the Study of Primate Biology and History awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 1993 to 1996

Pages

Glander, KE. "Average Body Weight for Mantled Howling Monkeys (Alouatta palliata): An Assessment of Average Values and Variability." New Perspectives in the Study of Mesoamerican Primates. Ed. A Estrada, Paul A. Garber, Mary S. M. Pavelka, and LeAndra Luecke. New York, NY: Springer, 2006. Open Access Copy

Teaford, Mark F., , and Glander, KE. "Dental microwear and diet in a wild population of mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata)." Adaptive Radiations of Neotropical Primates. Ed. MA Norconk, AL Rosenberger, and PA Garber. New York, NY: Springer, 1996. 433-499. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Nonhuman primate self-medication with wild plant foods." Eating On The Wild Side: The Pharmacologic, Ecologic, and Social Implications Of Using Noncultigens. Ed. Nina Etkin. Tucson, AZ and London, UK: University of Arizona Press, 1994. 227-239. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Selecting and processing food." The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Evolution. Ed. S Jones, R. Martin, and D. Pilbeam. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 65-68. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Capture and marking techniques for arboreal primates." Estudios Primatalogicos En Mexico. Ed. A. Estrada, E. Rodriguez-Luna, R. Lopez-Wilchis, and R. Coates-Estrada. Veracruz, Mexico: Universidad Veracruzana, 1993. 299-304. Open Access Copy

Neville, Melvia K., , Glander, KE, Brata, Francisco, , Rylands, and Anthony B., . "The howling monkeys, Genus Alouatta." Ecology and behavior of neotropical primates. Ed. RA Mittermeier, A.B. Rylands, A.F. Coimbra-Filho, and G.A.B. da Fonseca. Washington, D.C.: World Wildlife Fund, 1988. 349-453. Open Access Copy

Clarke, Margaret R., , and Glander, KE. "Female reproductive success in a group of free-ranging howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata) in Costa Rica." Female Primates: Studies by Women Primatologists. Ed. M. Small and A. R. Liss. 1984. 111-126. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Alouatta palliata." Costa Rican Natural History. Ed. DH Janzen. Chicago, IL: University Of Chicago Press, 1983. 448-449. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Feeding patterns in mantled howling monkeys." Foraging Behavior: Ecological, Ethological, and Psychological Approaches. Ed. A. Kamil and T. D. Sargent. New York, NY: Garland Press, 1981. 231-259. Open Access Copy

Glander, KE. "Howling monkey feeding behavior and plant secondary compounds: A study of strategies." The Ecology of arboreal folivores. Ed. GG Montgomery. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Inst Pr, June 1, 1978. 561-573. Open Access Copy

Pages

Thompson, CL, Scheidel, C, Glander, KE, Williams, SH, and Vinyard, CJ. "An assessment of skin temperature gradients in a tropical primate using infrared thermography and subcutaneous implants." Journal of thermal biology 63 (January 2017): 49-57. Full Text

Thompson, CL, Williams, SH, Glander, KE, and Vinyard, CJ. "Measuring Microhabitat Temperature in Arboreal Primates: A Comparison of On-Animal and Stationary Approaches." International Journal of Primatology 37.4-5 (October 2016): 495-517. Full Text

Clayton, JB, Vangay, P, Huang, H, Ward, T, Hillmann, BM, Al-Ghalith, GA, Travis, DA, Long, HT, Tuan, BV, Minh, VV, Cabana, F, Nadler, T, Toddes, B, Murphy, T, Glander, KE, Johnson, TJ, and Knights, D. "Captivity humanizes the primate microbiome." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113.37 (September 2016): 10376-10381. Full Text

Wallace, GL, Paquette, LB, and Glander, KE. "A comparison of activity patterns for captive Propithecus tattersalli and Propithecus coquereli." Zoo biology 35.2 (March 2016): 128-136. Full Text

Spradley, JP, Glander, KE, and Kay, RF. "Dust in the wind: How climate variables and volcanic dust affect rates of tooth wear in Central American howling monkeys." American journal of physical anthropology 159.2 (February 2016): 210-222. Full Text Open Access Copy

Barrickman, NL, Schreier, AL, and Glander, KE. "Testing parallel laser image scaling for remotely measuring body dimensions on mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata)." American journal of primatology 77.8 (August 2015): 823-832. Full Text

Thompson, CL, Williams, SH, Glander, KE, Teaford, MF, and Vinyard, CJ. "Body temperature and thermal environment in a generalized arboreal anthropoid, wild mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata)." American journal of physical anthropology 154.1 (May 2014): 1-10. Full Text

Orihuela, G, Terborgh, J, Ceballos, N, and Glander, K. "When top-down becomes bottom up: behaviour of hyperdense howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) trapped on a 0.6 ha island." PloS one 9.4 (January 2014): e82197-. Full Text

Rea, MS, Figueiro, MG, Jones, GE, and Glander, KE. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153.1 (January 1, 2014): 68-77. Full Text

Thompson, CL, Williams, SH, Glander, KE, Teaford, MF, and Vinyard, CJ. "Body temperature and thermal environment in a generalized arboreal anthropoid, wild mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata)." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 154.1 (January 1, 2014): 1-10. Full Text

Pages

Glander, KE, Figueiro, MG, Jones, GE, and Rea, MS. "Circadian patterns for five species of lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center." March 2014.

Ramsier, M, Cunningham, AJ, Patino, M, Villanea, FA, Spoor, F, Demes, B, Larson, S, Glander, KE, Talebi, M, and Dominy, NJ. "Hearing sensitivity and the evolution of acoustic communication in platyrrhine monkeys." 2012.

Clayton, JB, Kim, HB, Glander, KE, Isaacson, RE, and Johnson, TJ. "Fecal bacterial diversity of the wild mantled howling monkey (Alouatta palliata)." 2012.

Cunningham, AJ, Zulfa, A, Vogel, ER, Rothman, JM, Conklin-Brittain, NL, Glander, KE, Wich, SA, Perry, GH, and Dominy, NJ. "Diet and the parallel evolution of increased salivary amylase expression in primates." 2010.

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