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 Rebecca Stumpf

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • T/Th 11:00-12:30

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Development
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Microbe-host interactions
  • Ape Social Behavior and Endocrinology
  • Comparative Sexuality and Reproduction
  • Evolution of mating systems
  • Sexual Selection
  • The Role of Microbes on Preterm Birth
  • Evolutionary mechanisms
  • Primate evolution
  • Conservation

Education

  • 2004 Stony Brook University, NY Doctor of Philosophy, Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences
  • 1998 Stony Brook University, NY Masters Degree, Anthropological Sciences
  • 1990 Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH. Bachelors Degree

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2016 University Scholar
  • 2016-2017 Guggenheim Fellow
  • 2016 Promoted to Full Professor with Distinction
  • 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Department of Anthropology
  • 2010-2011 Irwin C. Gunsalus Scholar
  • 2008-2009 Center for Advanced Study Fellowship
  • 2005 Arnold O. Beckman Research Award
  • 2004 Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching
  • 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois
  • 2004 President's Award for Outstanding Dissertation, SUNY - Stony Brook

Grants

Courses

  • ANTH 102: Human Origins and Culture
  • ANTH 143/HDFS 143: Biology of Human Behavior
  • ANTH 243: The Natural History and Social Behavior of the Great Apes
  • ANTH 258/GWS 258: Sex in Nature and Culture
  • ANTH 343: The Biology and Behavior of Women
  • ANTH 443/IB 428: Primate Form and Behavior
  • ANTH 437: Primate Behavioral Endocrinology
  • ANTH 515RS: Graduate Seminar - Sexual Selection
  • ANTH 515RS: Graduate Seminar - Primate Field Methods
  • ANTH 515RS: Graduate Seminar - The Evolution of Human Sexuality and Behavior
  • 499 Primate Lab Research

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

Stumpf, RM Chimpanzees and bonobos: Inter- and intra-species diversity Primates in Perspective, 2nd Edition edited by CJ Campbell, edited by A Fuentes, edited by KC MacKinnon, edited by SK Bearder, edited by RM Stumpf. Chimpanzees and bonobos: Inter- and intra-species diversity Edited by CJ Campbell, Edited by A Fuentes, Edited by KC MacKinnon, Edited by SK Bearder, Edited by RM Stumpf, Oxford Oxford University Press 2011.
Stumpf, RM Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes ellioti) All the World’s Primates edited by N Rowe. Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes ellioti) Edited by N Rowe, Charlestown Pogonias Press Inc. 2011.
Stumpf, RM Western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) All the World’s Primates edited by N Rowe. Western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) Edited by N Rowe, Charlestown Pogonias Press Inc. 2011.
Campbell, CJ, A Fuentes, SK Bearder, KC MacKinnon, and RM Stumpf The future of primate research Primates in Perspective, 2nd Edition edited by CJ Campbell, edited by A Fuentes, edited by KC MacKinnon, edited by SK Bearder, edited by RM Stumpf. The future of primate research Edited by CJ Campbell, Edited by A Fuentes, Edited by KC MacKinnon, Edited by SK Bearder, Edited by RM Stumpf, Oxford Oxford University Press 2011.
Campbell, CJ, MC Crofoot, KC MacKinnon, and RM Stumpf Behavioral data collection for primate field studies Primates in Perspective, 2nd Edition edited by CJ Campbell, edited by A Fuentes, edited by KC MacKinnon, edited by SK Bearder, edited by RM Stumpf. Behavioral data collection for primate field studies Edited by CJ Campbell, Edited by A Fuentes, Edited by KC MacKinnon, Edited by SK Bearder, Edited by RM Stumpf, Oxford Oxford University Press 2011.
Stumpf, RM Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Diversity within and between species Primates in Perspective edited by CJ Campbell, edited by A Fuentes, edited by KC MacKinnon, edited by M Panger, edited by SK Bearder. Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Diversity within and between species Edited by CJ Campbell, Edited by A Fuentes, Edited by KC MacKinnon, Edited by M Panger, Edited by SK Bearder, Oxford Oxford University Press 2007.
Stumpf, RM, JD Polk, JF Oates, WL Jungers, CP Heesy, CP Groves, and JG Fleagle Patterns of diversity in gorilla cranial morphology Gorilla Biology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective edited by AB Taylor, edited by ML Goldsmith. Patterns of diversity in gorilla cranial morphology Edited by AB Taylor, Edited by ML Goldsmith, Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2002, p. 35-61.

Books

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Primates in Perspective, 2nd Edition edited by Christina Campbell, edited by Agustin Fuentes, edited by Katherine MacKinnon, edited by Simon Bearder, edited by Rebecca Stumpf. Edited by Christina Campbell, Edited by Agustin Fuentes, Edited by Katherine MacKinnon, Edited by Simon Bearder, Edited by Rebecca Stumpf, Oxford Oxford University Press 2011. URL.

Journal Articles

Please go to my web-page (http://rstumpflab.weebly.com) and Stumpf Google scholar " page or Research Gate for more information and updated publication list. 2016.