Craig Stanford

Craig Stanford is professor of biological sciences and anthropology at the University of Southern California. He has conducted field research on chimpanzees and other animals for 30 years in Africa and Asia. He is best known for his research on chimpanzee hunting and meat-eating in Gombe National Park, Tanzania, in collaboration with Jane Goodall. He holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and is the author of 16 books and 150 articles on animal behavior and conservation. His most recent book is The New Chimpanzee: A 21st Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin. He is deeply involved in wildlife conservation and lectures around the world on the need to preserve biodiversity in all its forms.