Chimpanzee and red colobus: the Ecology of Predator and Prey. Harvard University Press, 1998.
A monograph about the ecological relationship between chimpanzees and the monkeys they prey upon in Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
The Hunting Apes. Princeton University Press. 1999.
A book about the role of hunting and meat-eating in human ancestry, following from my research on meat-eating by wild chimpanzees.
Meat-eating and Human Evolution. Co-edited by C. Stanford and H. Bunn. Oxford University Press, 2001.
Following a 1998 conference that Henry Bunn and I organized on meat and the early human diet, we published the conference papers in this volume.
Significant Others. Basic Books, 2001.
A collection of essays about the field of primate behavior and current debates about human nature. Some had been published earlier in Natural History and The Sciences magazines, and others were written for the book.
Upright. Houghton Mifflin Publ. Co., 2003
An exploration of the evolutionary roots of human posture and movement, and its importance to the emergence of the earliest human ancestors. I started out writing a review journal article about theories of human origins, and it ended up becoming this book.
Biological Anthropology: The Natural History of Humankind (by Stanford, Allen and S. Antón), First edition. Prentice Hall, 2005.
An introductory text book about the field of biological anthropology - the scientific study of the human species – our evolutionary origins, human fossils and our primate relatives. We three authors were once graduate student teaching assistants together at UC Berkeley, and many years later decided to finally write the book that we always wished were available for instructors.
A second edition will appear in early 2008.
Exploring Biological Anthropology: The Essentials (by Stanford, Allen and S. Antón), First edition. Prentice Hall, 2007.
A ‘core concepts,’ condensed version of our text book Biological Anthropology.
Beautiful Minds: The Parallel Lives of Apes and Dolphins (by M. Bearzi and C. Stanford). Harvard University Press, 2008.
An examination of the convergences of large brainn size and social complexity between the two most cerebral lineages on Earth, the primates and thecetaceans.