Research Centre Staff
Stuart Semple (Director)
Primate communication; stress and sociality; welfare.
HIV/AIDS and Islam; sexuality, reproduction and notions of morality and uncertainty in Zanzibar; biopolitics and health activism in Tanzania.
Anthropology of public health; medical anthropology; science and technology studies; scholarly knowledge production; research ethics.
Human ecology; evolution of the hominin diet; evolution of cooperation, prestige, and hierarchy.
Origin of modern human variation; skeletal morphology of the cranium and postcranium.
Psychological and psychiatric anthropology; professional socialisation; anthropology of fieldwork and fieldwork experience.
Evolution of sociality; primate biogeography and conservation; social network analysis.
Human-animal relations; recreational hunting; representations of animals in cultures.
Latin America (Ecuador); Amerindian forms of animism; anthropology’s relationship with the life sciences.
Todd C. Rae
Craniofacial morphology; evolution of anthropoids; theory and method of phylogenetic inference.
Primate socio-ecology; reproductive strategies; brain evolution; human-wildlife conflict.
Tourism; heritage; social dance; ageing; arts health; interviewing and qualitative research methods.