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University of Southern California
Integrative and Evolutionary Biology
(Established 2003)
Educational Program
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Director: Craig Stanford
Phone: 1 (213) 740-1918   E-Mail:
University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089-0652 UNITED STATES
Department: Department of Biological Sciences
Institution: University of Southern California
Affiliations: Jane Goodall Research Center

Mission: The Biological Anthropology Ph.D. program at the University of Southern California is run from the Ph.D. program in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology. This program has a focus on human origins, primate behavior, and the evolution of the human lifespan. We especially seek outstanding applicants whose interests include primate behavior and ecology.

Principal Research Programs: Faculty and their specialties: Craig Stanford (African apes behavioral ecology); Roberto Delgado (orangutan behavioral ecology and conservation biology).

See the following websites for more information:

Financial Aid: A limited number of fellowships and top-offs are awarded to incoming PhD students. These fellowships will be awarded competitively based on the applicantâs credentials (GREs, GPA, etc.). Applicants who are admitted but not offered fellowships are funded through teaching assistantships.

Associated Field Sites: Gombe National Park, Tanzania
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Last Updated: 2012-11-12

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