Stephanie Poindexter


Stephanie Poindexter.

Stephanie Poindexter


Stephanie Poindexter


Research Topics

Biological Anthropology; Movement Ecology; Primate Behavioral Ecology; Primate Evolution; Primate Conservation; Sensory Evolution

Contact Information

161 Spaulding Quad Bldg 6

Buffalo NY, 14261-0026


  • PhD, Oxford Brookes University
  • MA, Oxford Brookes University
  • BA, Washington University in St. Louis

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • APY 245 | Survey of the Primates
  • APY 341 | Primate Behavior and Ecology
  • APY 421 | Comparative Human Life History

Graduate Courses
  • APY 546 | Comparative Human Life History

Selected Publications

  • Poindexter SA, Reinhardt KD, Nijman V, and Nekaris KAI. 2018. Slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) display evidence of handedness in the wild and in captivity.  Laterality:  Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition. 6, pp. 705-721.
  • Poindexter S and Nekaris KAI. 2017. Vertical clingers and gougers: rapid acquisition of adult limb proportions facilitates feeding behaviours in young Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus). Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde. 87, pp. 40-49.
  • Nekaris KAI, Poindexter S, Reinhardt KD, Sigaud M, Cabana F, Wirdateti W, and Nijman V. 2017. Co-existence between primates and humans in a dynamic agroforestry landscape in West Java. International Journal of Primatology. 38(2), pp.303-320.
  • Poindexter S, Khoa DD, and Nekaris KAI. 2016. The ranging patterns of translocated pygmy slow lorises (Nycticebus pygmaeus) in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. Vietnamese Journal of Primatology. 2(5), pp.  25-33.