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 Katharine Jack Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs

Katharine M. Jack

Professor of Anthropology

416 Dinwiddie Hall


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)