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Katharine M. Jack

Professor of Anthropology
504-862-8905
416 Dinwiddie Hall

Biography

Katharine Jack is a primate behavioral ecologist whose research examines the influence of dispersal patterns on male sociality and cooperation, male reproductive strategies, and hormonal correlates of male dominance rank and life history status. Her field research takes place in the Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica, where she and her colleagues also track the effects of forest protection, forest regeneration, and climate change on primate populations since 1983.

EVST courses taught:

Senior Seminar in EVST (EVST 4410)
Primate Behavioral Ecology (ANTH 3140/6140)