Margaret Chatham Crofoot

2016 Fellow

Current Institution: University of California, Davis

Ecology, Evolutionary Biology

About Margaret Chatham Crofoot's Work

How do groups of individuals reach consensus about where to go or what to do? Collective decision-making is key to the evolution of complex social systems, including our own. Crofoot’s lab conducts field-based experiments on wild primates to determine how group-living animals overcome conflicts of interest to achieve shared goals.