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Bridge professorship

between
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & University of Leipzig


Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig

e-mail: anja_widdig@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de
phone.: ++49 (0)341 9736 707


Curriculum Vitae

Education

since 07/2018PhD student at the University of Leipzig in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (MPI EVA) Dissertation title: “The good immigrant: Dispersing orangutan males as cultural vectors and the evolution of tolerance vs. xenophobia”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig), Prof. Dr. Michael Krützen (University of Zurich)
10/2013-10/2016Master of Science in Biology (with focus on Biodiversity & Ecology)
Thesis title: " Learning from the immigrants: Dispersing orangutan males as cultural vectors”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Schneider (University of Hamburg) & Prof. Dr. Carel van Schaik (University of Zurich)
10/2014-03/2015 Erasmus Mobility Student, University of Zurich, Switzerland
10/2010-10/2013Bachelor of Science in Biology
Thesis title: „ Effects of ageing in social interest in barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) – Testing prediction from socio-emotional selectivity theory“
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Schneider (University of Hamburg) & Prof. Dr. Julia Fischer (German Primate Center, University of Göttingen).

Work experience

04/2017-12/2018Freelance Biologist, Agency for Environment and Energy of the City of Hamburg, Department of Conservation
07/2017Freelance Biologist, “Hadabuan Hills” Expedition, North Sumatra, Indonesia
11/2017-12/2017 Scientific advisor GEO Magazine, Reportage on Culture in Sumatran Orangutans, Sumatra, Indonesia
12/2017 Freelance Biologist, NGO “Lebenraum Regenwald e.V.”, in collaboration with BOSF Bornean Orangutan Survival Foundation
02/2014-12/2014Freelance Biologist, Agency for Environment and Energy of the City of Hamburg, Department of Conservation
04/2011-07/2011Research assistant, Bio Center Klein Flottbek, University of Hamburg, Germany, Course “Biodiversity of plants”