Projects and Lab Members
1. How does social learning influence gender ideology?
3. Why do some children receive more parental care than others?
Lotty is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Exeter. She is interested in the evolution of cognition, social learning, decision making, cultural evolution, and dedicated to transparent, reproducible, open science.
Alexander is a postdoctoral scholar at the National Institute for Medical Research in Tanzania. He is interested in sexual and reproductive health, men and masculinities, mixed methods research, and health systems and policy.
Joseph is a PhD candidate in Anthropology. He is interested in gendered conflict, gender equality and the role of social norms, sanctions and punishments in driving behavior change.
Zhian is an MA student in Anthropology. He is broadly interested in human behavioral ecology & social learning, but especially shifts in parental investment and patterns of norm misperception (i.e. when the beliefs of others are inaccurately perceived).
Tara is an undergraduate majoring in Sociology with a minor in Applied Psychology. She has assisted us in running focus groups on men's support for gender equality on campus, and in analyzing transcripts from Tanzania.
Pietro's research interests include food, more food, long walks on the beach and chasing geckos. Emotional support hugs available on request.
We have a long list of collaborators (see publications below). Featured below are key collaborators at the National Institute for Medical Research in Mwanza, Tanzania, along with recent graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.