Joyce A. Parga, Ph.D.

Joyce Parga - California State University-Los Angeles
College of Natural & Social Sciences
Department of Anthropology
Email: jparga2@calstatela.edu

 

Education:

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Texas-Austin, 2006
M.A. Anthropology, University of Texas-Austin, 2002
B.S. Biological Sciences, University of California-Irvine, 1998

Publications:

Parga JA, Sauther M, Cuozzo FP, Youssouf Jacky IA, Lawler RR, Sussman RW, Gould L, and Pastorini J. (2016) Paternity in wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta): Implications for male mating strategies. American Journal of Primatology 78(12): 1316-1325.

Parga JA, Sauther M, Cuozzo FP, Youssouf Jacky IA, Gould L, Sussman RW, Lawler RR and Pastorini J. (2015) Genetic evidence for male and female dispersal in wild Lemur catta. Folia Primatologica 86(1-2): 66-75.

Parga, JA, Sauther, ML, Cuozzo, FP, Youssouf Jacky, IA, and Lawler, RR. (2012) Evaluating ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) from southwestern Madagascar for a genetic population bottleneck. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147(1): 21-29.

Parga, JA. (2011) Nocturnal ranging in a diurnal primate: Are ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) cathemeral? Primates 52(3): 201-205.

Parga, J. and Overdorff, D. (2011) Primate socioecology. In: Primates in Perspective, 2nd ed. Campbell, CJ, Fuentes, A, MacKinnon, KC, Bearder, SK, and Stumpf, RM. (eds.) Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 12-19.

Parga, JA. (2010) Evaluation of male inter-troop transfer as a mating strategy in ring-tailed lemurs on St. Catherines Island, USA. Folia Primatologica 81(3): 146-162.

Parga, JA. (2010) Male post-ejaculatory mounting in the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta): A behavior solicited by females? Ethology 116(9): 832-842.

Parga, JA. (2009) Dominance rank reversals and rank instability among male Lemur catta: The effects of female behavior and ejaculation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 138(3): 293-305.

Parga, JA and Henry, AR. (2008) Male aggression during mating: Evidence for sexual coercion in a female dominant primate? American Journal of Primatology 70(12): 1187-1190.

Parga, JA and Lessnau, RG. (2008) Dispersal among male ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) on St.Catherines Island. American Journal of Primatology 70(7): 650-660.

Overdorff, D and Parga, J. (2007) The new era of primate socioecology: Ecology and intersexual conflict. In: Primates in Perspective. Campbell, CJ, Fuentes, A, MacKinnon, KC, Panger, MA, and Bearder, SK. (eds.) Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 466-482.

Parga, JA. (2006) Male mate choice in Lemur catta. International Journal of Primatology 27(1):107-131.

Parga, JA, Maga, M and Overdorff, DJ. (2006) High-resolution x-ray computed tomography scanning of primate copulatory plugs. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129(4): 567-576.

Parga, JA and Lessnau, RG. (2005) Female age-specific reproductive rates, birth seasonality, and infant mortality of ring-tailed lemurs on St. Catherines Island: 17-year reproductive history of a free-ranging colony. Zoo Biology 24(4): 295-309.

Parga, JA. (2003) Copulatory plug displacement evidences sperm competition in Lemur catta. International Journal of Primatology 24(4): 889-899.

Vlietstra, LS and Parga, JA. (2002) Long-term changes in the type, but not amount, of ingested plastic particles in short-tailed shearwaters in the southeastern Bering Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 44(9): 945-955.

 

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