Book chapters

Chapman CA, Corriveau A, Valenta K, Espinosa- Gómez F, Schoof VAM. 2022. Colobine Population Ecology: What Limits Population Size. In I. Matsuda, C. Grueter, & J. Teichroeb (Eds.), The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity(Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, pp. 312-323). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108347150.020

Chapman CA, Corriveau A, Schoof VAM, Paim FP, Valenta K. 2017. Long-term field studies: Africa. In: Fuentes A. et al., editors. International Encyclopedia of Primatology. New York: Wiley-Blackwell Press. DOI 1002/9781119179313

Peer-reviewed manuscripts 

23. L’Allier S, Schwegel MA, Filazzola A, Mastromonaco G, Chapman CA, Schoof VAM. 2022. How individual, social, and ecological conditions influence dispersal decisions in male vervet monkeys. American Journal of Primatology. DOI:10.1002/ajp.23426

22. Schwegel MA, Filazzola A, Chapman CA, Schoof VAM. 2022. Breeding seasonality in female vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) living in an anthropogenic landscape. International Journal of Primatology. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-022-00313-y

21. Buckner JC, Jack KM, Melin AD, Schoof VAM, Gutiérrez-Espeleta GA, Guimarães Moreira Lima M, Lynch JW. 2021. First records of major histocompatibility complex class II DR and DQ evolution and variation in wild capuchin monkey species (Cebinae). PLoS ONE 16(8): e0254604.

20. Kavanagh E, Street S, Angwela FO, Bergman T, Blaszczyk M, Bolt L, Briseño-Jaramillo M, Brown M, Chen-Kraus C, Clay Z, Coye C, Emery Thompson ME, Fichtel C, Fruth B, Gamba M, Giacoma C, Graham K, Green S, Grueter CC, Gupta S, Gustison M, Hagberg L, Hedwig D, Jack KM, Kappeler PM, King-Bailey G, Kuběnová B, Lemasson A, MacGregor Inglis D, Machanda Z, MacIntosh A, Majolo B, Marshall S, Mercier S, Michellata J, Muller M, Notman H, Ouattara K, Ostner J, Pavelka MSM, Peckre L, Petersdorf M, Quintero F, Ramos-Fernández G, Robbins MM, Salmi R, Schamberg I, Schülke O, Schoof VAM, Semple S, Silk J, Sosa-Lopez JR, Torti V, Valente D, van de Waal E, Weyher AH, Wilke C, Wrangham R, Young C, Zanoli A, Zuberbühler K, Lameira A, Slocombe K. 2021. Dominance style is a key predictor of vocal use and evolution across nonhuman primates. Royal Society Open Science 8: 210873.

19. Valenta K, Twinomugisha D, Godfrey K, Liu C, Schoof VAM, Goldberg TL, Chapman CA. 2017. Comparison of gastrointestinal parasite communities in vervet monkeys. Integrative Zoology 12:512-520. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12270

18. Chapman CA, Corriveau A, Schoof VAM, Twinomugisha D, Valenta K. 2017. Long-term primate research and its significance for developing theory and conservation plans. Journal of Mammology 98(3):652-660 DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw157

17. Chapman CA, Friant S, Godfrey K, Liu C, Sarkar D, Schoof VAM, Sengupta R, Twinomugisha D, Valenta K, Goldberg TL. 2016. Social behaviours and networks of vervet monkeys are influenced by gastrointestinal parasites. PLOS ONE 11(8): e0161113. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0161113

16. Schoof VAM, Bonnell TR, Jack KM, Ziegler TE, Melin AD, Fedigan LM. 2016. Male endocrine response to environmental seasonal variation in a Neotropical primate, Cebus capucinus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159(4):671-682Schoof et al. 2016

15. Chapman CA, Schoof VAM , Bonnell TR, Gogarten JF & Calmé S. 2015. Competing pressures on populations: long-term dynamics of food availability, food quality, disease, stress, and animal abundance. Philosophical Transactions B. Special issue “The society-health-fitness nexus in animal societies” (guest editors: Kappeler PM, Nunn C).

14. Schoof VAM, Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Fedigan LM, Ziegler TE & Kawamura S. 2014. Infanticides during periods of social stability: kinship, resumption of ovarian cycling, and mating access in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Neotropical Primates 21:192-196. Schoof et al. 2014

13. Schoof VAM, Jack KM & TE Ziegler. 2014. Male response to female ovulation in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus): variation in testosterone, DHT, and glucocorticoid production. International Journal of Primatology 35:643-660. Schoof et al. Special issue “The high price of success: costs of male mating effort in primates” (guest editors: Georgiev AV, Emery Thompson M)

12. Schoof VAM & KM Jack. 2014. Male social bonds: Strength and quality among coresident white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus). Behaviour 151:963-992. Schoof & Jack 2014 Special issue “Primate male social behaviour” (guest editors Jack KM, Riley EP)

11. González-Hernández M, Rangel-Negrín A, Schoof VAM, Chapman CA, Canales-Espinosa D & PAD Dias. 2014. Transmission patterns of pinworms in two sympatric congeneric primate species. International Journal of Primatology 32:445-462. Gonzalez-Hernandez et al. 2014

10. Campos FA, Bergstrom ML, Childers A, Hogan JD, Jack KM, Melin AD, Mosdossy KN, Myers MS, Parr NA, Sargeant E, Schoof VAM & LM Fedigan. 2014. Drivers of home range characteristics across spatiotemporal scales in a Neotropical primate. Animal Behaviour 91:93-109. Campos et al 2014

9. Baker KC, Bloomsmith MA, Oettinger B, Neu K, Griffis C, Schoof V & M Maloney. 2014. Comparing options for pair housing rhesus macaques using behavioral welfare measures. American Journal of Primatology 76:30-42. Baker et al 2014

8. Jack KM, Schoof VA, Sheller CR, Rich CI & PP Klingelhofer. 2014. The influence of age and rank on fecal testosterone, DHT, and cortisol excretion in male white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) in Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica. General and Comparative Endocrinology 195:58-67. Jack et al. 2014

7. Schoof VAM & KM Jack. 2013. The association of intergroup encounters, dominance status, and fecal androgen and glucocorticoid profiles in wild male white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). American Journal of Primatology 75:107-115. Schoof & Jack 2013

6. Baker KC, Crockett CM, Oettinger BC, Schoof V & JP Thom. 2012. Pair housing for female longtailed and rhesus macaques in the laboratory: Behavior in protected contact versus full contact. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 15(2): 126-143. Baker et al 2012a

5. Baker KC, Bloomsmith M, Oettinger B, Neu K, Griffis C, Schoof V & M Maloney. 2012. Benefits of pair housing are consistent across a diverse population of rhesus macaques. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 137(3): 148-156. Baker et al 2012b

4. Schoof VAM, Jack KM & SD Carnegie. 2011. Rise to power: A case study of male fecal androgen and cortisol levels before and after a non-aggressive rank change in a group of wild white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Folia Primatologica 82 (6): 299-307. Schoof et al 2011

3. Schoof VAM, Jack KM & LA Isbell. 2009. What traits promote male parallel dispersal in primates? Behaviour 146: 701-726. Schoof et al 2009 Special issue “Dispersal in primates: advancing an individualized approach” (guest editors Jack KM, Isbell LA)

2. Baker KC, Bloomsmith M, Neu K, Griffis C, Maloney M, Schoof VAM & M Martinez. 2009. Positive reinforcement training moderates only high levels of abnormal behavior in singly housed rhesus macaques. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 12: 236-252. Baker et al. 2009

1. Jack KM, Lenz BB, Healan E, Rudman S, Schoof V & LM Fedigan. 2008. The effects of observer presence on the behavior of three groups of Cebus capucinus in Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Sector Santa Rosa, Costa Rica. American Journal of Primatology 70(5):490-494. Jack et al 2008

Selected Recent Conference Abstracts

Vermey JL, MacDonald SA & VAM Schoof. 2021. Personality assessments in two wild populations of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). Canadian Association of Physical Anthropology, October 26-30, 2021.

Schwegel MA, Filazzola A, Chapman CA & VAM Schoof. 2021. Breeding seasonality, interbirth intervals, and stacked reproductive investment in female vervet monkeys at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda. Canadian Society of Zoology, May 17-21, 2021, online.

Snyder KP, Greenberg D, Mastromonaco G & VAM Schoof. 2021. Dominance rank, age, and parasitism predict male vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) genital skin colouration. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Virtual Conference, January 3 – February 28, 2021.

Snyder KP, Greenberg D, Mastromonaco G & VAM Schoof. 2020. Temporal dynamics of sexual signaling, endocrinology, and parasites of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). Animal Behavior Society Virtual Conference, July 28-31.

L’Allier S, Chapman CA & VAM Schoof. 2020. How does the context of dispersal influence its success in male vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus)? Animal Behavior Society Virtual Conference, July 28-31.

Kavanagh E, Street S, Alberts S, Archie E, Bergman T, Blaszczyk M, Bolt L, Brown M, Chen-Kraus C, Clay Z, Fichtel C, Gamba M, Gordon J, Graham K, Green S, Grueter C, Gupta S, Gustison M, Hagberg L, Hedwig D, Inglis D, Jack KM, Kappeler P, King-Bailey G, Kubenová B, LeMasson A, Machanda Z, MacIntosh A, Majolo B, Mercier S, Michellata J, Notman H, Ostner J, Peckre L, Petersdorf M, Quintero F,  Richard A, Salmi R, Schoof VAM, Schulke O, Semple S, Silk J, Strier K, Valente D, van de Waal E, Wilke C, Young C, Zuberbühler K, Barton R, Lameira A & K Slocombe. 2019. Dominance Style and Vocal Communication in Primates. Annual meeting of the European Federation of Primatology, Cambridge, UK, September 8-11.

Schoof VAM, Goldberg TL, Greenberg D, Mastromonaco G & CA Chapman. 2018. Effect of parasite infection on fecal glucocorticoids and behaviour in vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda. 57th annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, May 7-11.

Schoof VAM, Goldberg TL, Greenberg D, Mastromonaco G & CA Chapman. 2018. Role of age and sex in determining glucocorticoid response to parasite infection. 87th Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin, Texas, April 11-14, 2018.

Hendrikson KT, Schoof VAM & V Sommer. 2018. Sleeping tree selection in olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Nigeria. 87th Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin, Texas, April 11-14, 2018

Schoof VAM, Corriveau A, Zielger TE, Omeja P & CA Chapman. 2016. Male residency, but not dominance rank and trajectory, is related to fecal hormone metabolites in male-philopatric red colobus monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists, Chicago, Illinois, August 21-27, 2016.

Selected other contributions:

Adams L, Andrews K, Bebko A, MacDonald S, Miller NY, Schoof VAM. 2020. Animal Behaviour in the 21st Century: A White Paper on DRI for Animal Behaviour Research in Canada. New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization.

Schoof VAM, L’Allier S. 2018. Exploiting heads and hearts in service to wildlife conservation. Animal Sentience 23(42).

Chapman CA, Bonnell TR, Schoof VAM, Calmé S. 2015. A monkey’s life is full of stress: pressures from a disease and the lack of good food and their effects on abundance.

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