B.A., Cambridge-U.K. (1980); M.A., Cambridge-U.K. (1981); Ph.D., SUNY-Stony Brook (1986)
As a biological anthropologist and behavioral ecologist, Dr. White’s research interests examine the evolution of human sociality using comparative studies of non-human primates. Her research focuses on the complex interplay between ecology, female sociality, and sex-based social and mating strategies in the evolution of social systems. Dr. White conducts research with bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and free-ranging lemurs on St. Catherine’s Island, GA. She directs the UO Primate Osteology Lab which houses the UO Primate Osteology Collection along with the Primate Data Lab.
Lab Location: 304 Condon
Primate Osteology Lab Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ComparativePrimateOsteologyLab
Primate Osteology Collection website: http://blogs.uoregon.edu/anthro/the-uo-comparative-primate-collection/