Monday, April 4, 2016
Evolutionary Anthropology graduate students Lydia Greene and Kendra Smyth took time off from their dissertation work to share their expertise in data analysis with undergraduates engaged in senior honors research.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
PhD candidate India Schneider-Crease collects a urine sample from Talisman, a male gelada baboon (seen sitting on the rock to her right) in the Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Schneider-Crease’s research examines tapeworm infections in gelada populations in order to identify the... Read full article »
Sunday, June 1, 2014
An inquisitive meerkat collects behavioral data on PhD candidate Kendra Smyth in South Africa. Smyth studies reproductive endocrinology and ecological immunology in a wild population of meerkats in the Kalahari Desert.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Sunday, December 1, 2013
PhD candidate Lauren Gonzales pictured in Patagonia, Argentina in 2013. She was there for fossil prospecting in Miocene-aged deposits along the Rio Santa Cruz. Gonzales studies the role of evolution in sensory anatomy in the major adaptive radiations of primates. Her fieldwork in Argentina is... Read full article »
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Joseph Feldblum (Ph.D. candidate: foreground) learning the ways of the forest during his first field season studying chimpanzees in Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Friday, July 12, 2013
In Gombe National Park, Tanzania, Ph.D. candidate Emily Boehm (foreground) observes Bahati--a pregnant female chimpanzee who is also displaying an estrous swelling. Boehm's dissertation probes the adaptive value of these deceptive sexual signals.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Joseph Feldblum (Ph.D. candidate) takes a break from fieldwork in Tanzania to see which is louder, the roar of a lion or his Barcelona football jacket.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
On the shore of Lake Tanganyika, Emily Boehm (Ph.D. candidate) comes across Gremlin and her son Gizmo. This very successful female chimpanzee and her adult daughters are all subjects in Emily's dissertation research on reproductive behavior.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Professor Doug Boyer (left) and PhD candidate Gabe Yapuncich (right) teach stratigraphy to students during fieldwork in the Wind River Canyon in Wyoming. Yapuncich’s doctoral research involves estimating the body masses of fossil primates and other early mammals that have been recovered from... Read full article »