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Iulia Bădescu

Professeure adjointe

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département d'anthropologie

Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, local C-3022

514 343-7568

iulia.badescu@umontreal.ca

Portrait

Biographie

Ph.D. in Evolutionary Anthropology (2011 – 2017) Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto. Supervisor: Daniel Sellen

M.A. in Anthropology (2009 – 2011) Primatology Concentration, Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary. Supervisor: Pascale Sicotte

B.Sc. Honours, First Class in Primatology (2005 – 2009) Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Canada.

Affiliations et responsabilités

Enseignement et encadrement

Encadrement

Thèses et mémoires dirigés

Étudiants diplômés actuels

MSc: Kelly Desruelle, Cassandra Curteanu, Melila Bouarab, Charlotte St-Onge, Emilie Rich Forgues, Lucile Dejeans

PhD: Camille Guillier, Florence Landry, Marine Larrivaz

Stages et autres supervisions

Anciens et actuels étudiants de premier cycle, projets indépendants

Université de Montréal: Mathieu Gaudreault (2020, bio), Lisandre Robichaud (2020, bio), Pascale Godin (2020, anthropo), Marianne Laurin-Lalonde (2020, anthropo), Jessica Pitre (2020, bio), Emilie Rich Forgues (2020, anthropo), Maryane Gradito (2019, bio), Catherine Bouchard (2019, anthropo), Juliette Penez (2019, bio), Charlotte St-Onge (2019, anthropo), Melila Bouarab (2018, anthropo), Simon L'Allier (2018, anthropo)

Université Laval: Nadia Lemay (2018, environnement)

University of Toronto: Cassandra Curteanu (2018, anthro), Deandra Chipilliquen (2016, anthro)

University of Calgary: Katie Carmichael (2010, anthro)

Projets

Projets de recherche

2020 - 2023

Les trajectoires alimentaires des nourrissons et leur influence sur la valeur sélective des hominidés : le cas des chimpanzés

Chercheur principal : Iulia Bădescu
Sources de financement : FRQNT/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FQRNT)
Programmes de subvention : PVXXXXXX-(NC) Établissement de la relève professorale
2017 - 2020

Infant feeding and nutritional development correlates of fitness components in wild chimpanzees

Chercheur principal : Iulia Bădescu
Sources de financement : The Leakey Foundation
Programmes de subvention :

Rayonnement

Publications et communications

Publications

Journal Articles

Badescu I, Sicotte P, Sandel AA, Desruelle KJ, Curteanu C, Watts DP and Sellen DW. (2020). Premasticated food transfer by wild chimpanzee mothers with their infants: Effects of maternal parity, infant age and sex, and food properties. Journal of Human Evolution. 143: 102794. 

Badescu I, Katzenberg MA, Watts D, Sellen D. (2017). A novel fecal stable isotope approach to determine the timing of age-related feeding transitions in wild infant chimpanzees. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 162: 285-299.

Badescu I, Watts D, Katzenberg MA, Sellen D. (2016). Alloparenting is associated with reduced maternal lactation effort and faster weaning in wild chimpanzees. Royal Society Open Science. 3(160577).

Badescu I, Wikberg EC, Macdonald LJ, Fox SA, Vayro JV, Crotty A, Sicotte P. (2016). Infanticide pressure accelerates infant development in a wild primate. Animal Behaviour. 114: 231-239.

Badescu I, Sicotte P, Ting N, Wikberg EC. (2015). Female parity, maternal kinship, infant age and sex influence natal attraction and infant handling in a wild colobine (Colobus vellerosus). American Journal of Primatology. 76: 376-387.

Sicotte P, Teichroeb JA, Vayro JV, Fox SA, Badescu I, Wikberg EC. (2015). The influence of male takeovers on female dispersal in Colobus vellerosus. American Journal of Primatology. 79

Wikberg EC, Teichroeb JA, Badescu I, Sicotte P. (2013). Individualistic female dominance hierarchies with varying strength in a highly folivorous population of black-and-white colobus. Behaviour. 150: 295-320.

Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, Badescu I, Macdonald LJ, Sicotte P. (2012). Infanticide risk and male quality influence optimal group composition for Colobus vellerosus. Behavioral Ecology. 23(6): 1348-1359.

Book Chapters

Badescu I. (2018). The attainment of independence from the mother in primates and its implications for the evolution of cooperative breeding in hominins. Luef E, Marin M. The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal, and cultural foundations of language. : 165-191. Uni-Press Verlag, Graz, Austria.

Badescu D, Roman H, Badescu I. (2018). Southern Carpathians: Pârgavului Cave. Ponta GM, Onac BP. Cave and Karst Systems of Romania. : 143-148. Published, Springer, Cham, Switzerland.

Encyclopedia Entries

Stead S, Mucha S and Badescu I. (2020). Alloparental Care. Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. : 1-7. Springer International Publishing (Cham), Editors: J. Vonk & T. Shackelford.

Disciplines

  • Anthropologie biologique
  • Sociologie
  • Biologie et autres sciences connexes
  • Anthropologie

Champ d’expertise

  • Primatologie
  • Anthropologie biologique
  • Nourissons
  • Sevrage
  • Soins infantiles
  • Développement infantile
  • Nutrition infantile
  • Allaitement maternel
  • Lactation
  • Isotopes stables
  • Chimpanzés
  • Singes
  • Afrique
  • Afrique subsaharienne
  • Ghana
  • Ouganda
  • Primatologie comportementale