Patrícia Izar has a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo (1990), Master's degree (1994) and PhD (1999) in Experimental Psychology from the University of São Paulo. Dr. Izar is currently a research fellow of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and an Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo. She has experience in Psychology, focusing on Naturalistic Studies of Animal Behavior, investigating on the following subjects: socioecology of Neotropical primates, development, social network analysis, evolutionary psychology, primate cognition. Dr. Izar was the Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology of USP from August 2008 to August 2012 and the Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology of USP from 2012 to 2016. She is currently the Coordinator of the Psychology Licentiate Degree and of the Commission against sexual and gender violence of the IPUSP. She was the Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Primatology in the 2017-2019 board. She is currently the Vice President for Education at the International Society of Primatology, elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2020, a Member at Large of the Cultural Evolution Society, elected in 2019, and the 2020-2022 Director Secretary of the National Association of Psychology Research and Graduation (ANPEPP).
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