University of Calgary

Allyson Gibson

  • Master's Student
  • Marker
  • Doctoral Student (starts on Aug 27, 2018)

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Research Interests

I study wild ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus) monkeys at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in central Ghana. I am currently studying population-level variation in the amount of handling infants receive from mothers and other group members. I am interested in determining how variation in infant handling and maternal condition impacts the timing of infants’ developmental milestones and lifetime fitness.

Research interests:

  • infant development
  • maternal investment strategies
  • infant handling
  • maternal stress
  • lifetime reproductive fitness


Current Studies

  • Master's Student
    Degree: Master of Arts
    Supervisor: Pascale Sicotte
  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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