R. Lee Munroe

Research Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

With Pitzer Since: 1964
Field Group: Anthropology
Campus Address: Broad Hall 127
Phone: 909.607.4500
Email: Lee_Munroe

Ph.D., Harvard University
A.B., University of California, Berkeley

Expertise Areas

Cross-Cultural Human Development

Selected Publications

“Development of Perspective Taking in Relation to Age, Education, and the Presence of Community Features Associated with Industrialization: A Four-Culture Study,” Cross-Cultural Research, vol. 48, no. 1 (February 2014).  With Mary Gauvain.

“Exposure to Open-Fire Cooking and Cognitive Performance in Children,” International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 22, no. 2 (April 2012). With Mary Gauvain.

Selected Media Coverage

In-depth study of the impact of climate on language was featured in the cover story, “Powers of Babel,” which appeared in the December 2011 issue of The New Scientist magazine.

Findings on effects of open-fire cooking and brain development in children were reported in “Open Fire Cooking Linked to Lower Cognitive Performance in Children,” Daily RX, June 5, 2012.

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

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