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International Journal of Primatology

International Journal of Primatology

The Official Journal of the International Primatological Society

Editor-in-Chief: Joanna M. Setchell

ISSN: 0164-0291 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-8604 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10764

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Joanna M. Setchell
Durham University, Durham, UK
joanna.setchell "at" durham.ac.uk

Founding Editors:

Matt Cartmill
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Gerald A. Doyle
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Associate Editors:

Júlio César Bicca-Marques, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Songtao Guo, Northwest University, Xi'an, China
Addisu Mekonnen, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Amanda D. Melin, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Onja H. Razafindratsima, College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Book Review Editor*: 

Sharon Kessler, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK

Editorial Board:

Elsa Addessi, CNR, Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione, Rome, Italy
Filippo Aureli, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico
Augustin K. Basabose, International Gorilla Conservation Program, Kigali, Rwanda
Alison M. Behie, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Diane Brockman, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Colin A. Chapman, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Liliana Cortés Ortiz, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Debby Cox, Jane Goodall Institute-USA, Vienna, VA, USA
Stella de la Torre, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
Nathaniel J. Dominy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
Alejandro Estrada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico D.F.
Pengfei Fan, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen, China
Peter Fashing, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
Claudia Fichtel, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany
Jörg Ganzhorn, University of Hamburg, Germany
Thomas R. Gillespie, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Cyril C. Grüter, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
Sharon Gursky, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Catherine M. Hill, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Catherine Hobaiter, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Lydia Hopper, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Elise Huchard, CEFE-CNRS, Montpellier, France
Patrícia Izar, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Inza Koné, Université Félix Houphouet-Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire and Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire
Honnavalli N. Kumara, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History
Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Kyoto University, Japan
Klara Petrzelkova, Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic; ; Biology Centre, Institute of Parasitology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic; Liberec Zoo, Liberec, Czech Republic
Luca Pozzi, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ute Radespiel, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
Jonah Henri Ratsimbazafy, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust-Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Melissa J. Remis, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Anthony Rylands, Conservation International, USA
Asmita Sengupta, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India
Joan Silk, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Riashna Sithaldeen, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Karen B. Strier, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Tharcisse Ukizintambara, Stony Brook University, USA

* chosen by an open selection process.

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    The International Journal of Primatology is a multidisciplinary forum devoted to the dissemination of current research in fundamental primatology. Publishing peer-reviewed, high-quality original articles which feature primates, the journal gathers laboratory and field studies from such diverse disciplines as anthropology, anatomy, ecology, ethology, paleontology, psychology, sociology, and zoology.

    Original Research Articles address various aspects of primatology and the conservation of primates and their habitats. Articles reporting on endangered or threatened species are highlighted, to raise awareness of the plight of primates.

    In addition to original research papers, the International Journal of Primatology considers data papers, review articles, book reviews, and News & Views pieces. News & Views are short communications or critical commentaries on recently published papers in the International Journal of Primatology or other journals. These are limited to 1000 words and 5 references, with a maximum of one figure or table and no abstract.

    The International Journal of Primatology welcomes proposals for guest-edited Special Issues or Special Sections on a particular theme. A Special Issue is one whole issue of the journal and should include approximately 12-14 articles. A Special Section is a smaller collection of articles. Articles in a Special Issue or Section can include original research articles, reviews, commentaries and guest editorials. To propose a Special Issue, please send the following information to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr Joanna (Jo) M Setchell (joanna.setchell@durham.ac.uk):

    • A proposed title
    • Proposed Guest Editors
    • A 250 word abstract that explains why the topic is important
    • A list of the intended contributions
    • An estimated timeline for submissions
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