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Research Interests:

Primate dietary ecology, digestive physiology, gut microbiomes, dietary diversity, cooperative social breeding

Alexana J. Hickmott  is a biological anthropologist specializing in behavioral ecology and molecular anthropology. Her research is focused on the evolution of primate diets and the co-evolution primate gut microbiomes. Her research includes field projects with wild bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to free-ranging and captive primates in the US.