© 2019 by Jason Kamilar

The Comparative Primatology Lab, directed by Dr. Jason Kamilar, investigates primate behavior, ecology, and evolution using an integrative and comparative approach. 

We are part of the Anthropology Department and

the Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at UMass Amherst.

Lab News

October 29, 2019: Congrats to Drew Best for receiving a Wenner-Gren Foundation grant to support his dissertation research!

October 8, 2019: Congrats to John Rowan on his new PNAS paper examining early hominin ecosystems!


May 13, 2019: Congrats to Rachel Bell for being awarded a NSF GRFP and both Andrew Zamora and Drew Best for obtaining Leakey Foundation grants to support their dissertation research!

April 3, 2019: Congrats to Rachel Bell for winning a student prize at the AAPA Meeting!  

March 23, 2019: Congrats to Anna Weyher for receiving a UMass Center for Research on Families travel award and to Rachel Bell and Mandy Fuchs for receiving UMass Natural History Collections research grants!