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I am a behavioral ecologist and nutritional anthropologist and I work with the Hadza hunter-gatherers of Tanzania. My research explores the behavioral and nutritional correlates of life history, cooperative breeding, attachment, allomaternal care, children's foraging & food sharing, the evolution of childhood, and the evolution of the human diet.         

I am the 
Lincy Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

I am currently looking for graduate students interested in the following research foci:
-  evolution of the human diet
- forager growth and development
- childhood
- ontogeny of prosocial behavior  
























Alyssa N. Crittenden, PhD
Department of Anthropology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5003

Phone: 702-895-3709
Email: alyssa.crittenden@unlv.edu