Dr. Roman M. Wittig

Director of Research

Institute for Cognitive Sciences
UMR 5229 CNRS & University of Lyon 1

67 Boulevard Pinel
69675 Bron cedex
France

phone: +33 4 37 91 12 56
email: rwittig@isc.cnrs.fr



Director of the Taï Chimpanzee Project, Côte d’Ivoire

PI Evolution of Brain Connectivity Project, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2004

1996

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Doctor rerum naturalium) in Biology (grade: magna cum laude), January 2004

Dissertation: Conflict management in wild chimpanzees.

University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Diploma (masters) in Biology (grade: sehr gut), February 1996

Thesis: Changes in the behaviour of captive chimpanzees during the integration of two conspecifics.

CAREER

2022

2021

2013

2011

2008

2004

Directeur de Recherche 1er class, The Ape Social Mind Lab, Institute for Cognitive Sciences Marc Jeannerod, UMR 5229 CNRS / University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Bron, France.

Bridge Researcher Evolution of Brain Connectivity  CNRS / Max Planck Society, Institute for Cognitive Sciences Marc Jeannerod, UMR 5229 CNRS / University of Lyon 1, Bron, France.

Research group leader (W2: Associate Professor). Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Leipzig, Germany.

Scientific staff, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Leipzig, Germany.

Leverhulme Research Fellow (Post-doc), School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK.

Research Fellow (Post-doc), Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania (UPENN), Philadelphia, PA, USA.