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Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 315
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@eva.mpg.de

Cristina Moya

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6 04103 Leipzig  

Phone: +49 341 3550 321
Email: cristina_moya@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Office: level 1, room u1.40

Personal webpage:


I am an evolutionary anthropologist interested in humans’ adaptations to culturally-structured worlds.  My two primary lines of research are:
1) Social cognition and intergroup relations and
2) reproductive decision making.
For the former, I’ve focused on the way people think about ethno-linguistic boundaries. I’ve done long term ethnographic, psychological and developmental research in the Peruvian altiplano along the Quechua-Aymara linguistic border. The latter primarily involves systematic cross-cultural analysis with collaborators and existing datasets.