Causes and consequences of social behavior, including:
Impact of social bonds on life history trajectories and fitness
Physiological correlates of social behavior
Kin discrimination and investment
Applications of basic research in education and conservation
2014 PhD, Biological Anthropology, University of California-Los Angeles
2010 MA, Biological Anthropology, University of California-Los Angeles
2001 BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017-Present Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University
2015-2016 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Mind and Biology, University of Chicago
2014-2015 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Davee Center for Epidemiology and Endocrinology
2016 NSF Innovation Corps Grant ($50,000)
2015 University of Chicago Polsky Center Innovation Corps Grant ($2,500)
2014 NSF SBE Directorate Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship ($197,512)
2013 UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship ($20,000)
2011 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant ($14,427)
2011 Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant ($20,000)
2011 Wenner-Gren Foundation Osmundsen Initiative Grant ($5,000)
2010 Leakey Foundation Research Grant ($13,897)
2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ($90,000)
2009 UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship ($18,000)
2009 UCLA Institute for Social Research Grant ($6,000)
2008 UCLA Anthropology Departmental Fellowship ($18,000)
2000 Wisconsin/Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship ($3,000)
2016 Rosenbaum S, Vecellio V, & Stoinski TS. Observations of severe and lethal coalitionary attacks in wild mountain gorillas. Scientific Reports, 6, 37018.
2016 Eckardt W, Stoinski TS, Rosenbaum S, Umuhoza MR, & Santymire R. Characterizing stress physiology in Virunga mountain gorillas. Conservation Physiology, 4, cow029.
2016 Rosenbaum S, Hirwa JP, Silk JB, Vigilant L, & Stoinski TS. Infant mortality risk and paternity certainty are associated with postnatal maternal behavior toward adult male mountain gorillas. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147441
2016 Rosenbaum S, Hirwa JP, Silk JB, & Stoinski TS. Relationships between adult male and maturing mountain gorillas persist across developmental stages and social upheaval. Ethology, 122, 134-150.
2015 Rosenbaum S, Maldonado-Chapparo AA, & Stoinski TS. Group structure predicts variation in proximity relationships between male-female and male-infant pairs of mountain gorillas. Primates, 57, 17-28.
2015 Rosenbaum S, Hirwa JP, Silk JB, Vigilant L, & Stoinski TS. Male rank, not paternity, predicts male-immature relationships in mountain gorillas. Animal Behaviour, 104, 13-24.
2011 Rosenbaum S, Silk JB, & Stoinski TS. Male-immature relationships in multi- male groups of mountain gorillas. American Journal of Primatology, 71, 1-10.
2009 Stoinski TS, Rosenbaum S, Ngaboyamahina T, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, & Fawcett K. Patterns of male reproductive behavior in multimale groups of mountain gorillas: examining theories of reproductive skew. Behaviour, 146, 1193-1215.
2009 Stoinski TS, Vecellio V, Ngaboyamahina T, Ndagijimana F, Rosenbaum S, & Fawcett K. Proximate factors influencing dispersal decisions in male mountain gorillas. Animal Behaviour, 77, 1155-1164.