Professor of Anthropology
University of Southern California (USC)
Dr. Stanford received his BA in anthropology and zoology
from Drew University, before completing the anthropology
MA program at Rutgers. In 1990, he earned a Ph D in
anthropology from UC Berkeley. He has taught classes
at UC Berkeley, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor),
and USC, in subjects that include evolution, ecology
and primate sociology. Dr. Stanford is currently a professor
of anthropology at USC, where he has been since 1992.
During his tenure at USC, he has won several awards
for teaching, including the USC General Education Teaching
Award for 2000-2001.
Along with over 80 publications, Dr. Stanford has a
total of nearly two years experience in the field. His
studies include the behavioral ecology of chimpanzees
and mountain gorillas in Uganda, the predator-prey ecology
of chimpanzees and red colobus monkeys in Tanzania,
and the social behavior of the capped langur in Bangladesh.
As a result, he was awarded with the Phi Kappa Phi Faculty
Recognition Award in 2000.
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