NYCEP faculty conduct research on humans and nonhuman primates from the perspectives of comparative morphology, paleontology and systematics, molecular and population genetics, behavior and ecology, and conservation science at field sites around the world and in our many laboratories in New York City.

Field Sites

NYCEP faculty and students conduct paleontology and primatology research at field sites throughout the world.


NYCEP faculty direct cutting-edge laboratories specializing in anthropological genetics, primate nutritional ecology, skeletal biology, and functional anatomy.

Research Groups

NYCEP institutions, faculty, and students have led the development of several specialized research interest groups.


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