BS; Zoology; Anthropology University of Florida, 2002
Research Interests / Specializations:
Environmental Endocrinology of Wild Primates
Ecological and evolutionary relationship of wild primates and estrogenic plants
Use of noninvasive methods to examine ecological and anthropogenic correlates of stress and reproductive physiology in primates
Interactions between human and non-human primate diet and the endocrine system
Rothman, J.M., C.A. Chapman, D. Twinomugisha, M.D. Wasserman, J.E. Lambert, and T.L. Goldberg. 2008. Measuring physical traits of primates remotely: the use of parallel lasers. American Journal of Primatology 70: 1191-1195.
Snaith,T.V., C.A. Chapman, J.M. Rothman, and M.D. Wasserman. 2008. Bigger groups have fewer parasites and similar cortisol levels: a multi-group analysis in red colobus monkeys. American Journal of Primatology 70: 1072-1080.
Chapman, C.A., L. Naughton-Treves, M.J. Lawes, M.D. Wasserman, and T.R. Gillespie. 2007. Population declines of colobus in western Uganda and conservation value of forest fragments. International Journal of Primatology 28: 513-528.
Chapman, C.A., M.D. Wasserman, T.R. Gillespie, M.L. Speirs, M.J. Lawes, T.L. Saj, and T.E. Ziegler. 2006. Do nutrition, parasitism, and stress have synergistic effects on red colobus populations living in forest fragments? American Journal of Physical Anthropology 131: 525-534.
Chapman, C.A., M.D. Wasserman, and T.R. Gillespie. 2006. Behavioural patterns of colobus in logged and unlogged forests: The conservation value of harvested forests. In: E. Newton-Fisher, H. Notman, V. Reynolds, J.D. Patterson (eds.). Primates of Western Uganda. Pp. 373-390. Springer, New York.
Chapman, C.A., T. Webb, R. Fronstin, M.D. Wasserman, and A.M. Santamaria. 2005. Assessing dietary protein of colobus monkeys through fecal sample analysis: A tool to evaluate habitat quality. African Journal of Ecology 43: 276-278.
Wasserman, M.D., and Chapman, C.A. 2003. Determinants of colobine monkey abundance: The importance of food energy, protein and fiber content. Journal of Animal Ecology 72: 650-659.