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Anthropology Colloquium: Dr. Leila Porter

Friday, March 9 2018 3:30 pm

UWM Sabin Hall G90
3413 N. Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Join us for our next UWM Anthropology Colloquium!

“Costs and Benefits of Cooperative Breeding in Saddleback Tamarins” (Leontocebus weddelli)

Professor Leila Porter
Department of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University
Sabin G-90
3:30 Friday March 9, 2018

Professor Porter is a biological anthropologist who studies primate behavior and ecology. Her research focuses on South American monkeys, particularly small-bodied tamarins, marmosets, and callimicos. She has studied diet, habitat use, and parental care, and the evolution of social behavior among primates. Professor Porter participates in on-going field research and conservation efforts in the tropics of Bolivia.

Interested in having dinner with Dr. Porter afterwards? RSVP to Paul Brodwin (brodwin@uwm.edu).