Meredith Lutz

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  • BS - Bucknell University - Animal Behavior and Applied mathematical sciences - 2017

Research Interest Summary

Behavioral plasticity, social behavior, seasonal changes in behavior, conservation

Research Interests

Behavioral plasticity, social behavior, seasonal changes in behavior, conservation


  • Randrianarison, RM, Lutz, MC, Torti, V, Tan, C, Bonadonna, G, Randrianambinina, B, Rasoloharijaona, S, Rabarison, H, Miaretsoa, L, Rarojoson, NJ, de Gregorio, C, Valente, D, Gamba, M, Ratsimbazafy, J, & Giacoma, C. Feeding ecology and regurgitation-reingestion behavior of the Critically Endangered Indri indri in the Maromizaha Protected Area, eastern Madagascar. In press. International Journal of Primatology.
  • Gazes, RP, Schrock, AE, Leard, CN, & Lutz, MC. Dominance and social interaction patterns in brown capuchin monkey (Cebus [Sapajus] apella) social networks. American Journal of Primatology. 84, e23365.
  • Lutz, M. C., Ratsimbazafy, J., & Judge, P. G. (2019). Use of social network models to understand play partner choice strategies in three primate species. Primates, 60(3), 247-260.
  • Gazes, R. P., Lutz, M. C., Meyer, M. J., Hassett, T. C., & Hampton, R. R. (2019). Influences of demographic, seasonal, and social factors on automated touchscreen computer use by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) in a large naturalistic group. PloS One, 14(4), e0215060.
  • Schrock, A. E., Leard, C., Lutz, M. C., Meyer, J. S., & Gazes, R. P. (2019). Aggression and social support predict long‐term cortisol levels in captive tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus [Sapajus] apella). American Journal of Primatology, 81(7), e23001.
  • Lutz, M. C., & Judge, P. G. (2017). Self-handicapping during play fighting in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Behaviour, 9-10, 909-938.