Michelle Rodrigues

Michelle A. Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University.

Recent Posts

September 15, 2021 in Anthropology, Gender

Same-Sex Sexual Behavior in Chimpanzees Challenge Our Gendered Biases About Evolution

The big question is, how did we manage to miss these behaviors in chimpanzees for so long?
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October 2, 2019 in Anthropology, Biology, Gender

Evolution Promotes Mothers Who Tend, So Daughters Can Befriend

Mothers can influence their daughter’s mental health by providing them with the skills they need to successfully make or maintain close friendships with female peers.
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September 27, 2018 in Anthropology, Biology, Gender

The Obstetrical Dilemma, Dismantled: Human Childbirth is Not a Dilemma

Rather than being evicted from the womb before their heads are too big, a new hypothesis argues that human babies are born when their growth rates become too costly for…
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