Dr. Frances FJW faceWhite is a biological anthropologist who specializes behavioral ecology. Her research focuses on the evolution of non-human primate sociality and social systems. She has active field projects with wild bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and free-ranging primates in the US. She directs the Primate Data Lab and the Primate Osteology research laboratory which houses the UO Comparative Osteology Collection. Dr. White’s publications have appeared in the American Journal of Primatology, International Journal of Primatology, Folia Primatologica, and American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Leakey Foundation and other sources. She teaches introductory classes on non-human primates and the evolution of human behavior and sexuality and a Freshman Interest Group (FIG) in animal behavior. Her upper level classes focus on primate behavior, conservation, and feeding and nutrition. Dr. White also teaches graduate level biological statistics. Dr. White currently serves as the Department Head of Anthropology.

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Dr. Frances White

Email: fwhite@uoregon.edu

Office: 302C Condon Hall

Lab: 304 Condon Hall

Telephone: (541) 346-5278

Fax: (541) 346-0668

Address: Department of Anthropology

1218 University of Oregon,

Eugene, OR 97405-1218


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