Brooke A Scelza
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2008
Office: 341 HAINES HALL
341 Haines Hall - Box 951553
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1553
Human behavioral ecology, life history theory, reproductive ecology, maternal and child health; Australia, Namibia.
Scelza, B.A. (2013) Choosy but not chaste: multiple mating in human females. Evolutionary Anthropology, 22:259-269.
Scelza, B.A., Bird, D.W., Bliege Bird, R. (in press) Bush tucker, shop tucker: production, consumption and diet at an Aboriginal outstation. Ecology of Food and Nutrition.
House, B.R., Silk, J.B., Henrich, J., Barrett, H.C., Scelza, B.A., Boyette, A., Hewlett, B., Laurence, S. (2013) Cross-cultural diversity in the ontogeny of prosocial behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Shenk, M.K., Scelza, B.A. (2012) Paternal investment and status-related child outcomes: timing of father’s death effects. Journal of Biosocial Science.
Scelza, B.A. (2012) Food scarcity, not economic constraint limits consumption in a rural Aboriginal community. Australian Journal of Rural Health 20(3):108-112.
Bliege Bird, R., Scelza, B.A., Bird, D.W., Smith, E.A. (2012) The hierarchy of virtue: mutualism, altruism and signaling in Martu women’s cooperative hunting. Evolution and Human Behavior 33(1):64-78.
Scelza, B.A. (2011) Female mobility and postmarital kin access in a patrilocal society. Human Nature 22(4):377-393.
Scelza, B.A. (2011) Female choice and extra-pair paternity in a traditional human population. Biology Letters,7(6):889-891.
Scelza, B.A. (2011) The place of proximity: social support in mother-adult daughter relationships. Human Nature.22(1):108-127.
Brooke Scelza (2010). Father’s presence speeds the social and reproductive careers of sons. Current Anthropology. 51(2):295-303
Brooke Scelza (2009). The grandmaternal niche: Critical caretaking among Martu Aborigines. American Journal of Human Biology, 21(4):448-454.
Brooke Scelza & Rebecca Bliege Bird (2008). Group structure and female cooperative networks in Australia’s Western Desert. Human Nature 19:231-248.
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