Dr Claudio Tennie PhD

Dr Claudio Tennie

School of Psychology
Birmingham Fellow

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Claudio Tennie’s work focusses on the evolutionary origins of modern human culture (and cooperation).

Qualifications

PhD, University of Goettingen, Germany.

Biography

Claudio Tennie studied in Marburg (Germany), Edinburgh (Scotland) and Bielefeld (Germany). He then moved to do his diploma and PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. He moved to Birmingham in 2012.

Postgraduate supervision

Students interested in working with Dr Tennie should email him in the first instance.

Research

Research interests

The research focus of Claudio Tennie is on the processes and preconditions of cumulative culture. In addition, he studies the underlying reasons as for why chimpanzees hunt in groups as well as reputation-based cooperation. His work uses a variety of developmental, comparative and computer modeling methods, and often involves testing great apes.

More information can be found here: www.claudiotennie.com

Publications

A list of Claudio Tennie’s publications can be found here:
http://www.claudiotennie.com/pages/publications.php