Daniel Levitis is an Assistant Proffessor at the University of Southern Denmark. His work in evolutionary demography focuses on finding broadly applicable explanations for broadly occurring mortality patterns. In addition to post-fertile life span, this includes efforts to explain why mortality is so high at the beginning of life across such a broad range of species, environments, causes of death, and life-histories. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The human post-fertile lifespan in comparative evolutionary context
Article first published online: 12 APR 2013
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Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews
Volume 22, Issue 2, pages 66–79, March/April 2013
How to Cite
Levitis, D. A., Burger, O. and Lackey, L. B. (2013), The human post-fertile lifespan in comparative evolutionary context. Evol. Anthropol., 22: 66–79. doi: 10.1002/evan.21332
Oskar Burger is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Laboratory for Evolutionary Biodemography at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. He combines anthropology and evolutionary ecology to understand primate and human life history variation in a broad comparative framework. Email: email@example.com
Laurie Bingaman Lackey is with the International Species Information System, which facilitates international collaboration in collecting and sharing knowledge about animals among its 800-plus member zoos spread over 80 countries. She teaches classes in small population management at the request of governments around the world. A former zookeeper, she manages the studbook for giraffe. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Issue published online: 12 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 12 APR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 12 DEC 2012
- National Research Service Award . Grant Number: T32-AG000246
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