Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

Borgerhoff Mulder“My Kin are Witches” – Life in an African Village in an Era of Globalization

Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, is a human behavioural ecologist working on projects relating to life history, conservation, and global patterns of cultural variation. She does fieldwork in East Africa investigating issues relating to human life history variation, fertility, marriage, inheritance, divorce, sexual conflict, health and household economics, with recent focus on the extent and transmission of inequality. Monique also works on the evolutionary and applied aspects of natural resource management, particularly with respect to conflicts over land use and community conservation, and is involved in the implementation of many conservation and development interventions in Africa.