Professor Stanley Ulijaszek



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Teaching and research interests

Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, nutritional anthropology, human ecology, reproduction.

Stanley Ulijaszek MA (Oxford), MA (Cambridge), BSc (Manchester), MSc, PhD (London). The research interests of Stanley Ulijaszek centre on the biocultural ecology of human populations past and present, and nutritional anthropology. He is particularly interested in understanding patterns of human growth and development as markers of well-being, the relationships between nutrition, disease and reproduction in tropical seasonal environments, and the effects of economic change on nutritional health. He has carried out research in India, Nepal, Sarawak and Bangladesh, and maintains ongoing research in Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Poland and Australia. He coordinates the Ecological and Evolutionary Anthropology Group at the Institute of Human Sciences, University of Oxford, is the Programme Secretary for the Society for the Study of Human Biology, Book Review Editor for the Journal of Biosocial Science, Editor of the Journal of Human Comparative Biology (Homo) and Associate Editor of the journal Economics and Human Biology and he is Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (

Stanley Ulijaszek is Director of ISCA.

Link to some publications.

DPhil students:

Nadine Levin
Darryl Stellmach
Melanie Wenger

Past students:

Adam Gilbertson
Marisa Macari
Amy McLennan

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