Craig Stanford

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Craig Stanford : biography


Stanford received his B.A. in anthropology and zoology at Drew University, his M.A. in anthropology at Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1990. He taught at the University of Michigan and joined the University of Southern California in 1992. He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation, National Geographic Society, Wenner Gren Foundation, Leakey Foundation, among others.

Selected bibliography

"Planet Without Apes," forthcoming 2012

  • The Last Tortoise, 2010
  • Beautiful Minds, 2008 (with Maddalena Bearzi)
  • Apes of the Impenetrable Forest, 2007
  • Exploring Biological Anthropology, 2007 (with John Allen and Susan Antón)
  • Biological Anthropology: The Natural History of Humankind, 2005 (with John Allen and Susan Antón)
  • Upright : The Evolutionary Key to Becoming Human, 2003
  • Significant Others: The Ape-Human Continuum and the Quest for Human Nature, 2001
  • The Hunting Apes : Meat Eating and the Origins of Human Behavior, 1999
  • Meat-Eating and Human Evolution, 2001 (with co-editor H. Bunn)
  • Chimpanzee and Red Colobus : The Ecology of Predator and Prey, 1998