Publications (PDF)

Published articles:

Boose, K .J., F. J. White & A. Meinelt. 2013. Sex differences in tool use acquisition in bonobos (Pan paniscus). American Journal of Primatology 75:917-926.

White, F. J., M. T. Waller, K. J. Boose. 2013. Evolution of primate peace. In: War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views. D. Fry (ed.). Oxford University Press: 389-406.

Jew, N. P., J. M. Erlandson, J. Watts, & F. J. White. 2013. Shellfish, seasonality, and stable isotope sampling: δ180 analysis of mussel shells from an 8800 year old shell midden on California’s Channel Islands. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 8:170–189.

Jew, N. P., J. M. Erlandson, and F. J. White. 2013. Paleocoastal lithic use, preference, and availability on western Santarosae. North American Archaeology 34(1):49-69.

Malone, N. M., A. Fuentes, & F. J. White. 2012. Variation in the social organization of extant hominoids: Comparative Insight into the Social Behavior of Early Hominins. International Journal of Primatology.

N.M. Malone, A. Fuentes, & F.J. White. 2010. Ethics Commentary: Subjects of Knowledge and Control in Field Primatology. American Journal of Primatology 72:779-784.

White, F. J. 2009. Sex ratio at birth and age-reversed dominance among female Varecia. Folia Primatologica 80: 341-352.

White, F. J., D. J. Overdorff, T. Keith-Lucas, W. E. Kallam, Z. Forward, and M. A. Rasmussen.  2007. Female dominance and feeding priority in a prosimian primate: experimental manipulation of feeding competition. American Journal of Primatology

White, F. J. and K. D. Wood. 2007. Female feeding priority in bonobos, Pan paniscus, and the question of female dominance.  American Journal of Primatology.

Keith-Lucas, T., F. J. White, L. Keith-Lucas and L. Vick.  1999. Changes in behavior in free-ranging Lemur catta following release in a natural habitat. American Journal of Primatology 47: 15-28.

White, F. J. 1998. Seasonality and socioecology: the importance of variation in fruit abundance to bonobo sociality. International Journal of Primatology 47: 1013-1027.

White, F. J. 1998. The importance of seasonality in primatology. International Journal of Primatology 47: 925-927.

White, F. J., K. D. Wood and M. Y. Merrill.  1998. Comment on C. Stanford: The social behavior of Chimpanzees and Bonobos. Current Anthropology 39: 414-415.

White, F. J. and S. E. Churchill.  1997. Comment on K. Hawkes et al. Hadza women’s time allocation, offspring provisioning, and the evolution of long postmenopausal life spans. Current Anthropology 38: 569-570.

White, F. J.  1996. Pan paniscus 1973 to 1996: twenty-three years of field research. Evolutionary Anthropology 5; 161-167

White, F. J.  1996. Comparative socioecology of Pan paniscus. In: Great Ape Societies. W. C. McGrew, T. Nishida and L. Marchant (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp 29-41.

Raps, S. and F. J. White.  1995.  Female social dominance in semi-free-ranging ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata. Folia Primatologica 65; 163-168.

White, F. J., D. J. Overdorff, E. A. Balko, and P. C. Wright.  1995. Distribution of ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata) in Ranomafana National Park. Folia Primatologica 64; 124-131.

White, F. J. and C. A. Chapman.  1994. Contrasting chimpanzees and pygmy chimpanzees: nearest neighbor distances and choices. Folia Primatologica 63; 181-191.

White, F. J. 1994. Food sharing in wild pygmy chimpanzees (bonobo), Pan paniscus. In: Current Primatology Volume II: Social Development, Learning and Behaviour. J. Roeder, B. Thierry, J. R. Anderson, N. Herrenschmidt, (eds.), Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, pp. 1-10.

C. A. Chapman, F. J. White and R. W. Wrangham.  1994. Party size in chimpanzees and bonobos: a reevaluation of theory based on two similarly forested sites. In: Chimpanzee Cultures. R. W. Wrangham, W. C. McGrew, F. M. B. de Waal and P. G. Heltne (eds.), Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 41-57.

White, F. J., E. A. Balko and E. A. Fox.  1993. Male transfer in captive ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata variegata. In: Lemur social systems and their ecological basis. P. M. Kappeler and J. U. Ganzhorn (eds.), Plenum Press, New York, pp. 41-49.

C. A. Chapman, F. J. White and R. W. Wrangham.  1993. Defining subgroup size in fission-fusion societies. Folia Primatologica 61; 31-34.

Garrison, L. K. and F. J. White.  1993. Group formation and behavioral changes with release to free-ranging in red ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata rubra. Animal Welfare 2; 219-233.

White, F. J., A. Burton, S. Buchholz, and K. E. Glander.  1992. Social organization of ruffed lemurs Varecia variegata variegata: mother-adult daughter relationship. American Journal of Primatology 28; 281-287.

White, F. J. and A. Lanjouw.  1992. Feeding competition in pygmy chimpanzees: variation in social cohesion. In: Topics in Primatology, Volume 1: Human Origins, T. Nishida,  W.C. McGrew, P. Marler, M. Pickford, and F.B.M. de Waal (eds.), Tokyo University Press, pp. 67-79.

White, F. J.  1992. Pygmy chimpanzee social organization: variation with party size and between study sites. American Journal of Primatology 26; 203-214.

White, F. J.  1992. Activity budgets, feeding behavior and habitat use of pygmy chimpanzees at Lomako, Zaïre. American Journal of Primatology 26; 215-223.

White, F. J.  1991. Social organization, feeding ecology and reproductive strategy of ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata. In: Primatology Today: Proceedings of the XIII Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nagoya and Kyoto 18-24 July 1990. A. Ehara, T. Kimura, O. Takenaka, M. Iwamoto (eds.), Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 81-84.

White, F. J. and M. A. Burgman.  1990. Social organization of the pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus): multivariate analysis of intracommunity associations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 83: 193-201.

White, F. J.  1989. Social organization of pygmy chimpanzees. In: Understanding Chimpanzees. P. G. Heltne and L. A. Marquardt (eds.), Harvard University Press, Cambridge. pp. 194-207.

White, F. J.  1989. Ecological correlates of pygmy chimpanzee social structure. In: Comparative Socioecology: the Behavioral Ecology of Humans and Other Mammals.  Special publication number 8 of The British Ecological Society. V. Standen and R. A. Foley (eds.), Blackwell Scientific Publishers, Oxford, pp. 151-164.

White, F. J.  1988. Party composition and dynamics in Pan paniscus. International Journal of Primatology 9(3): 179-193.

White, F. J. and R. W. Wrangham.  1988.  Feeding competition and patch size in the chimpanzee species Pan paniscus and Pan troglodytes. Behaviour 105(1-2): 148-164.

White, F. J.  1986. Census and preliminary observations on the ecology of the black-faced black spider monkey Ateles paniscus chamek. American Journal of Primatology 11: 123-132.

White, F. J.  1992. Eros of the Apes. BBC Wildlife Magazine 10(8); 38-47.

White, F. J.  2005.  Seed dispersal by bonobos and the survival of the Congo rain forest. World Atlas of Great Apes and their Conservation.  University of California Press, Berkeley / United Nations Environmental Program-World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

Fleagle, J. G. and F. J. White.  2000. Hylobatidae. In: The Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory.  I. Tattersall, E. Delson, and J. A. van Couvering and A. S. Brooks (eds.), Garland Press, New York, pp. 344-346.

White, F. J.  1986. Behavioral Ecology of the Pygmy Chimpanzee. Ph.D. Dissertation. State University of New York at Stony Brook. University Microfilms, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan.

White, F. J. and R. L. Susman.  1986. Program for the confiscation and protection of contraband pygmy and common chimpanzees. Primate Conservation 7: 59-60.

 

Posters:

Boose, K., White F. and D. Kitchen. Distribution of policing interventions as a competition repression behavior in the evolution of cooperation in bonobos (Pan paniscus): HBES 2010

Cobden, A., F. White, M. Waller, N. Malone and P. Whitten. Glucocorticoids and the question of egalitarianism in bonobos (Pan paniscus): AAPA 2008

 

Published Abstracts:

F. J. White, M. T. Waller, and N. M. Malone 2011. Functions of male and female bonobo loud calls in inter and intra community interactions. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, issue S52: 310.

K. J. Boose and F. J. White 2011. The indirect nature of male bonobo aggression. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, issue S52: 94.

M. T. Waller, F. J. White, R. L. Tindale, India R. Minton  and K. B. Boose 2011. Do bonobos live in communities? American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, issue S52: 303.

F.J. White, M. T. Waller, R. L. Tindale, I. R. Minton, and K. J. Boose 2010 Lomako bonobo social and ranging behavior: female bonding, male strategies, and why no infanticide or lethal raiding. International Primatological Society XXIIInd 2010 Congress. Primate Research 26: 120.

K.J. Boose, F.J. White, D.M. Kitchen 2010 Separating Interventions as a Political Behavior in Bonobos (Pan paniscus). International Primatological Society XXIIInd 2010 Congress. Primate Research 26: 412

N.M. Malone, A. Fuentes and F.J. White 2010 An evolutionary model of social and ecological niche construction in hominoids. International Primatological Society XXIIInd 2010 Congress. Primate Research 26: 405

I.R. Minton and F.J. White. 2010 Sexual selection for sex differences in bonobo locomotor strategies: implications for interpretations of Ardipithecus. AAAS Pacific Division 91st Annual Meeting, Ashland, Oregon

F.J. White, M.T. Waller, I.R. Minton, R.L. Tindale, and K.J. Boose 2010 The importance of bonobos to evolutionary models of human social behavior: ecological correlates of female bonding, no infanticide, and or lethal raiding. AAAS Pacific Division 91st Annual Meeting, Ashland, Oregon

S. Frost and F.J. White 2010 Anthropological Approaches to Environmental Change. Symposium at the AAAS Pacific Division 91st Annual Meeting, Ashland, Oregon

F.J. White, R.L. Tindale, I.R. Minton, and M.T. Waller. 2010 Bonobo adult male interactions with infants and why no infanticide. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50): p 319.

M.T. Waller, F.J. White and A. K. Cobden. 2010. Bonobo ranging behavior, the absence of lethal raiding, and the implications for human evolutionary models. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50): p 313

A. K. Cobden, M.T. Waller and F.J. White. 2010. Pilot study for the analysis of stress and kinship in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus), Lomako Forest, Democratic Republic of Congo. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50): p 52.

D. M. Morris, S. R. Frost, R. Pastor, J. J. Snodgrass, L. Sugiyama and F.J. White. 2010. Sexual dimorphism in growth of human manual digital proportions. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50): p 202.

F. J. White and M. T. Waller 2009. Importance of female-female affiliation in mitigating male aggression in bonobos (Pan paniscus). American Journal of Primatology 71: p 103.

N. M. Malone, F. J. White, A. Fuentes 2009. Subjects of knowledge and control in primate field studies. American Journal of Primatology 71: p 32.

JJ Snodgrass1, SC Antón, C Crowder, A Di Fiore, DL Duren, E Fernandez-Duque, WR Leonard, SR Leigh, FC Madimenos, WS McGraw, E Middleton, C Schmitt, RJ Sherwood, S Stinson, P Stubblefield1, T Turner, CR Valeggia, FJ White. 2009 Integrative measurement protocol for morphological and behavioral research in human biology. Human Biology Association Meetings.

S.C. Antón, J.J. Snodgrass, C. Crowder, A. Di Fiore, D.L. Duren, E. Fernandez-Duque, W.R. Leonard, S.R. Leigh, F.C. Madimenos, W.S. McGraw, E. Middleton, C. Schmitt, R.J. Sherwood, S. Stinson, P. Stubblefield, T. Turner, C.R. Valeggia, F.J. White. 2009 Integrative measurement protocol for morphological and behavioral research in human and nonhuman primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 138(S48): p 81.

R.F. Pastor, S.R. Frost, D.T. Case, J.J. Snodgrass, L.S. Sugiyama, F.J. White. 2009. Manual digital proportions and sexual dimorphism in a North American skeletal series. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 138(S48): p 290.

White, F. J. and M. T. Waller 2008. Intercommunity relations in bonobos: why no lethal raiding?  American Journal of Primatology 70: p 66.

White, F.J., M.T. Waller, N.M. Malone, and A.K. Cobden. 2008. Variation In Bonobo Male Mating And Social Strategies. International Primatological Society XXIInd 2008 Congress Primate Eye 96: p 34.

N.M. Malone, A. Fuentes and F.J. White.  2008. From Range Exclusivity to Coalitionary Power: Ecological Correlates of Social Organization in Hominoids. International Primatological Society XXIInd 2008 Congress. Primate Eye 96: p 45.

White, F.J., M.T. Waller, A.K. Cobden, N.M. Malone.  2008. Lomako bonobo population dynamics, habitat productivity, and the question of tool use. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 46: p. 222.

Malone, N. M.., F.J. White. 2008. The socioecology of Javan gibbons (Hylobates moloch): tests of competing hypotheses. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 46: p 148.

Waller, M. T., F.J. White, A.K. Cobden, N.M. Malone. 2008. Impact of fruit abundance on bonobo party composition and social structure. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 46: p 217.

Cobden, A, K., F.J. White, M.T. Waller, N.M. Malone, P.L. Whitten. 2008. Glucocorticoids are related to group size in wild female bonobos (Pan paniscus).  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  46: p 80.

White, F. J., J. Orbell and N Malone. Evolution of alternative mating systems in human and non-human primates. Journal of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (in press, 2006 meetings issue)

White, F. J., B. Inogwabini and V. O. W’Otoko. Conservation status of Lomako Forest Bonobos, Democratic Republic of the Congo. American Journal of Primatology (in press, 2006 meetings issue)

White, F. J. 2005. Locomotion and motivation in Pan paniscus. American Journal of Primatology  66 Supplement 1. pp 135-136.

Wood, K. D. and F. J. White.  1996. Costs and benefits of group living: vigilance behavior in ring-tailed lemurs. Abstracts: Joint Congress, International Primatological Society and American Society of Primatologists.

Gerson, J. S., F. J. White and D. J. Overdorff.  1996. Dominance, feeding success and interspecific competition in brown lemurs. Abstracts: Joint Congress, International Society of Primatologists and American Society of Primatologists.

White, F. J., D. J. Overdorff, T. Keith-Lucas, W. E. Kallam, Z. Forward, and M. A. Rasmussen.  1996. Female dominance and feeding priority in a prosimian primate: experimental manipulation of feeding competition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 22: 242.

Gerson, J. S. and F. J. White.  1996. Paternal care in a prosimian primate: protection from predators or infanticide? American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 22: 112.

Merrill, M. and F. J. White.  1996. Functions of vocalizations in male and female wild pygmy chimpanzees. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 22: 166.

White, F. J.  1992. Meat and fruit sharing in wild pygmy chimpanzees (Pan paniscus). 14th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Abstracts: 153.

White, F. J. and E. A. Balko.  1992. Male transfer in captive and wild ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata variegata. 14th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Abstracts: 21.

White, F. J.  1990. Feeding competition in Lomako pygmy chimpanzees: variation in social organization with party size. 13th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Abstracts: 111.

White, F. J.  1990. Social organization, feeding ecology, and reproductive strategy of ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata. 13th Congress of the International Primatological Society Abstracts: 144.

White, F. J.  1990. Pygmy chimpanzee nearest neighbors: ecological and social effects. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 81(2): 316.

Wright, P. C. and F. J. White.  1990. The rare and the specialized: conservation needs of rain forest primates in Madagascar. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 81(2): 320.

White, F. J., A. Burton, S. Buchholz, and K. Glander.  1989. Social organization, social cohesion and group size of wild and captive black and white ruffed lemurs. American Journal of Primatology 18(2): 170.

White, F. J. and N. Thompson-Handler.  1989. Social and ecological correlates of homosexual behavior in wild pygmy chimpanzees, Pan paniscus. American Journal of Primatology 18(2): 170.

White, F. J.  1989. Diet, ranging behavior and social organization of  the black-and-white ruffed lemur, Varecia variegata variegata, in southeastern Madagascar. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 78(2): 323.

White, F. J.  1987. Social organization of the pygmy chimpanzee. Primate Eye 32: 5.

White, F. J. and M. A. Burgman.  1987. Associations between individual pygmy chimpanzees; numerical taxonomic analysis of party composition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 72: 268-269.

White, F. J.  1986. Ecological correlates of the female bonded social system of pygmy chimpanzees. Primate Report 14: 102.

White, F. J.  1986. Behavioral Ecology of Pan paniscus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 69: 278.

White, F. J.  and R. W. Wrangham.  1986. Feeding competition and patch size in common and pygmy chimpanzees. Primate Report 14; 13.

Book reviews:

White, F. J. 2012. Review of Among African Apes: Stories and Photos from the Field. Quarterly Review of Biology 87(2); 171-172.

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