Research Fellows

Kofi Asante (Sociology/History) - University of Northwestern

Kofi's research interests are Political Sociology, Comparative historical sociology, Colonialism, Economic Sociology, Sociology of Migration, Cultural Sociology.
Kofi joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

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Alice Baniel (Biology) - University of Monpellier

Alice's PhD project focuses on the evolution of social relationship and conflicts in relation to reproduction in primates.
Alice joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Gladys Barragan (Psychology) - University of Ottawa

Gladys' research interests are psychology, cognitive neuroscience and biology.
Gladys joined the IAST on 1st September 2014.

Jeanne Bovet (Biology) - University of Montpellier

Jeannes' research interests are human evolution, mate choice, female attractiveness.
Jeanne joined the IAST on 1st September 2015.

Maxime Cauchoix (Biology) - University of Ottawa

Maxime's research interests are evolutionary biology, cognitive psychology and behavioural science.
Maxime joined the IAST on 1st September 2014.

Nicholas Crawford (History) - Harvard University

Nicholas Crawford is a historian specializing in early American history and the British Atlantic world with particular interests in slavery, health, law, and political economy.
Nicholas joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

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Vessela Daskalova (Economics) - University of Cambridge

Vessela's research is at the intersection of Behavioural/Experimental Economics and Microeconomic/Game Theory.
Vessela joined the IAST on 1st October 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Lee Dinetan (Mathematics) - University of Toulouse III

Lee is a post-doctoral fellow at the IAST in financial mathematics. This year he will be working under Jörgen W. Weibull’s leadership, on short-term trading decisions in a Markovian market. He is investigating upon how trading strategies relying on technical analysis evolve over time, depending on the economic context.
Lee joined the IAST on 1st October 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Mark Dyble (Anthropology) - University College London

Mark is an evolutionary anthropologist interested in the social organisation of hunter-gatherer and other small-scale societies and have conducted ethnographic fieldwork with hunter-gatherers from the northern Philippines. He is also interested in behavioural ecology and the evolution of sociality (both in humans and non-human animals) more broadly.
Mark joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV webpage]

Gaëtan Fournier (Game Theory/Biology) -  Tel-Aviv University

Gaëtan's research is concerned with repeated games with incomplete information and with pure location games on networks.
Gaëtan joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

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Luke Glowacki (Anthropology) -  Harvard University

Luke is researches collective behavior, aggression, and the emergence of institutions in modern humans. He uses ethnographic fieldwork, quantitive methods, and experimental paradigms in small-scale populations.
Luke joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Vittorio Merola (Political Science) - Ohio State University

Vittorio is specialized in the intersection of comparative politics, political economy, political psychology and behavior, and quantitative and experimental methodology.
Vittorio joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Aïda Nitsch (Biology) - University of Montpellier

Aïda's research aims at understanding the evolution of sibling interactions in the human family.
Aïda joined the IAST on 1st September 2014.

Lucas Novaes (Political Science) - University of California

Lucas received a Ph.D. In Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He studies political representation in the developing world, focusing on political parties and candidate selection. He also holds an M.A. in Economics from EESP-FGV, Brazil. 
Lucas joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Arnaud Philippe (Economics) - Paris I University

Arnauds' research interests are economics of crime, media and public policy evaluation.
Arnaud joined the IAST on 1st September 2015.

Lauriane Rat-Fischer (Psychology) - University of Oxford

Lauriane is interested in the learning mechanisms involved in the development of problem-solving behaviours such as tool use, both in human infants and animals.
Lauriane joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV webpage]

Harilanto Razafindrazaka (Anthropology) - University of Toulouse III

Harilanto is an anthropologist specialized on genetics and she is specifically interested on human populations diversity and evolution on a multi/interdisciplinary comparative process.
Harilanto joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

[full CV pdf file]

Jen Schradie (Sociology) - UC Berkeley

Jen's research interests are Social Class, Social Media and Social Movements in the areas of Social Stratification and Inequality, Communication and Information Technologies, Labor and Social Movements
Jen joined the IAST on 1st September 2014.

Arnaud Tognetti (Biology) - University of Montpellier

Arnaud studies a potential effect of sexual selection on the evolution of cooperative behaviors in two social species: in humans and in mound-building mice Mus spicilegus.
Arnaud joined the IAST on 1st September 2014.

Carlos Velasco (Political Science/History) - Princeton University

Carlos obtained a Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton University. His research examines the relationship between institutions, accountability, and political selection. His work is forthcoming, or has been published, in the Journal of Politics and the Journal of Monetary Economics.
Carlos joined the IAST on 1st September 2016.

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