Faculty

Prof Michael Cant, Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Human behavioural ecology, evolution of menopause, cooperative breeding

Dr Sasha Dall
Associate Professor of Mathematical Ecology

Social information use, evolution of personality

Dr Bram Kuijper, Lecturer in Theoretical Biology

Nongenetic inheritance, parental effects

Dr Alex Mesoudi, Associate Professor in Cultural Evolution

Human cultural evolution, social learning

Prof Andy Russell, Professor of Animal Behaviour

Human life history, cooperative breeding, evolution of cooperation

Dr Thomas Currie, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Evolution

Cultural evolution, evolution of social complexity, cultural phylogenetics

Dr Kimberley Hockings, Lecturer in Biosciences

Human-wildlife interactions and conservation conflicts, great ape behaviour, ecology, and cognition, primate conservation

Dr Erik Postma, Senior Lecturer

Human life history, evolutionary genetics, selection pressures on physical fitness

Dr Alex Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Evolution

Evolution of cognition, animal behaviour, cultural evolution, teaching


Postgraduate students / Fellows

Dr Charlotte Brand, postdoctoral research fellow

Cultural evolution, prestige, evolution of sex differences

Adam Flitton, PhD student

Evolution of economic behaviours and money

Dr Amanda Lucas, postdoctoral research fellow

Social learning and cultural cognition in infants and children

Alice Williams, PhD student

Archaeological patterns of state formation

Dr Maxime Derex, Marie Curie Fellow

Cultural evolution, cumulative culture

Ángel V. Jiménez, PhD student

Cultural evolution, prestige

Dr John McKeown, MbyRes student

Demography, evolution of fertility control


Visiting Faculty / Researchers

Prof Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, UC Davis

Visiting on sabbatical, Sep-Dec 2017


Past members / visitors

André Borba, visiting PhD student, 2017, Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution, UFRPE, Brazil