Graduate Student

University of Vienna & Wolf Science Center

Curriculum Vitae

Email: jenny.essler@gmail.com

Research Interests: cooperation, canid behavior (wolves and dogs), primate behavior

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I am a former undergraduate student of the Cebus Lab. During my time there, I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Sarah Brosnan and her graduate students on various studies with the capuchin monkeys. I did my undergraduate thesis studying the relative roles of cognition and ecology on decision-making behavior in capuchins. Following that, I was a graduate student in the Animal Behavior M.S. program at Bucknell University, working with Dr. Peter Judge, where I studied absolute numerosity in lion-tailed macaques, and bartering and decision-making behavior in capuchins. I am currently a graduate student in Vienna, working with Dr. Friederike Range, studying cooperation in wolves and dogs.