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May 13, 2020
Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Maggie Corley was recently awarded a research grant from the Leakey Foundation. The grant will allow her to examine the mechanisms facilitating pair-bonding and intense paternal care by characterizing the hormonal correlates of these behaviors in a wild socially... Read more
May 8, 2020
Professor Claudia Valeggia was awarded the Lex Hixon ‘63 Prize for teaching excellence in the Social Sciences.  Valeggia’s students praised her for caring about them both inside and outside the classroom, commending her for being an energetic and influential teacher as well as “a wonderful human... Read more
May 7, 2020
Professor Eric Sargis is an author on a new paper in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology titled “Skeletal morphology of the lesula (Cercopithecus lomamiensis) and the evolution of guenon locomotor behavior.  You can find a link to the paper here. 
April 30, 2020
A new review titled “The evolution of pair-living, sexual monogamy, and cooperative infant care: Insights from research on wild owl monkeys, titis, sakis, and tamarins” by Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque has just been published in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology.  The authors evaluate how well... Read more
April 22, 2020
As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, there have been disturbing reports of an increase in anti-Asian, and particularly anti-Chinese, hate crimes and harrassment in communities across the United States, including New Haven.  At this time of... Read more
January 23, 2020
Dates and speakers for the Spring 2020 Medical Anthropology Series, supported by the 50WomenAtYale150 Initiative, have been announced.  Dowload the poster here. 
January 17, 2020
A new paper titled “Of Apples and Oranges? The Evolution of “Monogamy” in Non-human Primates” by Yale Anthropology Professor Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque has been published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution as part of a special issue on monogamy.  Find a link to a press release by... Read more