Giuliana Centofanti

I am interested in sociality and development in wild chimpanzees, specifically within the mother-infant context. During my graduate studies, I plan to study orphan outcomes and adoption as part of a larger project on sociality and variation in development. I am particularly interested in quantifying outcomes of development by directly and indirectly measuring fitness. Creating […]

Federico Sánchez Vargas

I am broadly interested in the evolution of social cognition, the potentially reciprocal relationship between different domains of cognition and positioning in the social hierarchy, and the ecological factors and proximate neuroendocrine mechanisms that may help explain social and cognitive complexity in capuchins. Why have capuchins convergently evolved to be the “apes of the New […]

Amber Shaw

I am broadly interested in studying the role of sociality and post-conflict behavior on stress and infectious disease spread. I completed my undergraduate degree at Harvard University in 2021 with a major in Human Evolutionary Biology. I conducted my honors senior thesis with Professor Martin Surbeck on the effects of an infant death on female […]