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Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig  

Anja Reimann
phone: +49 (0)341 3550 - 400
e-mail: info_ccp@eva.mpg.de


Kirsten Sutherland

Scholarship Holder

Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology 
Deutscher Platz 6 
D-04103 Leipzig 
Germany

phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 403
email: kirsten_sutherland@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research Interests
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

I am contributing to the research of Dr. Johanna Eckert in early social and physical cognition in great apes. My current project investigates the ontogeny of object individuation ability in infant great apes.

General research interests:

  • Comparative psychology
  • Early physical and social cognitive development
  • Animal cognition
  • Evolution of communication
  • Primatology
  • Sexual selection

Curriculum Vitae

Career & Education 
09/2020 - present

Research Scholarship Holder
Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

10/2019 - 07/2020MPhil Human Evolutionary Studies
University of Cambridge
Thesis: “Secondary Sexual Development in Howler Monkeys (Alouatta spp.): the Relationship between Testosterone, Coat Colour, Hyoid Volume and Canine Length”

10/2018 - 09/2019

Manuscript Assistant
Scientific Reports, Nature Research
London
09/2015 - 07/2018

BSc Biological Anthropology
University of Kent
Thesis: “A Study of Osteoarthritis and Body-Mass in Medieval Canterbury”

Practical Experience
06/2018 - 07/2018

Research stay at Los Amigos Biological Station, Peru
“Scent-marking behaviour of tamarin monkeys”