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Vicki Bentley-Condit

Vicki Bentley-Condit
Department Chair of Anthropology

Vicki Bentley-Condit has taught biological anthropology at Grinnell since 1995. She is a primatologist who has conducted research with both wild and captive baboon populations and captive rhesus macaques. Her primary research interests are mother-infant relationships and infant development. However, her most recent research has been focused upon baboon nutrition and laboratory analyses of food samples from a wild population of baboons in Kenya  conducted at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park Nutrition Lab in Washington, DC.

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-4305

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On-Campus Address: 

Goodnow Hall
1118 Park St
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, 1995 M.A., Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, 1992 B.A., Psychology, University of Louisville, 1987

Courses Taught: 

African Cultures; Biological Basis of Human Society; Human Ethology; Human Evolution; Human Variation; Introduction to Anthropological Inquiries; Mothers and Infants;  Primate Behavior and Taxonomy

Primary Academic Interest: 

mother-infant relationships
primate nutrition
infant development

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