Rebecca Stumpf was among six Urbana campus faculty members, including four in the College of LAS, to be named University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
Rebecca Stumpf, a professor of anthropology, is a biological anthropologist with a research specialization in primatology. Her work examines the behavioral ecology and evolutionary biology of primate social systems, with a focus on mating and reproduction. An internationally recognized authority in her field, her path-breaking work is opening up entirely new areas of investigation in biological anthropology and comparative primatology.