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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles


Sheppard, P., Snopkowski, K. (2021) Behavioral Ecology of the Family: Harnessing Theory to Better Understand Variation in Human Families. Social Sciences, 10(7): 275. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci10070275

Snopkowski, K., Nelson, J.J. (2021) Fertility intentions and outcomes in Indonesia: Evolutionary perspectives on sexual conflict. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 3:e33. https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2021.27

Ziker, J., Snopkowski, K. (2020) Life-history factors influence teenagers’ thoughts of suicide: A model selection analysis of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth.  Evolutionary Psychology, July-September: 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474704920939521


Snopkowski, K., Ziker, J. (2020) Sexual Initiation Among Canadian Youth: A model comparison approach of evolutionary hypotheses shows greatest support for extrinsic mortality cues, intergenerational conflict, and early life psychosocial stressors. Evolution and Human Behavior, 41(2): 105-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2019.08.003


Snopkowski, K., Demps, K, Scaggs, S., Griffiths, R., Fulk, K.S., May, S., Neagle, K., Downs, K., Eugster, M., Amend, T. (2019) Small group learning is associated with reduced salivary cortisol and testosterone in undergraduate students. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 19(5): 36-52. https://dx.doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v19i5.24230

Colleran, H., Snopkowski, K. (2018) Variation in wealth and educational drivers of fertility decline across 45 countries. Population Ecology, 60: 155-159. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10144-018-0626-5

Snopkowski, K. (2016) Marital Dissolution and Child Educational Outcomes in San Borja, Bolivia. Human Nature, 27(4): 395-421. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12110-016-9265-8

Snopkowski, K., Towner, M., Shenk, M., Colleran, H. (2016) Pathways from education to fertility decline: a multi-site comparative study. Philosophical Transactions B, 371: 20150156. http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/371/1692/20150156


Moya, C., Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2016) What do men want? Re-examining whether men benefit from higher fertility than is optimal for women. Philosophical Transactions B, 371: 20150149. http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0149


Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2016) Does grandparental help mediate the relationship between kin presence and fertility? Demographic Research, 34 (17): 467-498. http://doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2016.34.17


Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2015) Grandparental help in Indonesia is directed preferentially towards needier descendants: A potential confounder when exploring grandparental influences on child health. Social Science & Medicine, 128: 105-114. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.012

Snopkowski, K., Moya, C., Sear, R. (2014) A test of the intergenerational conflict model in Indonesia shows no evidence of earlier menopause in female-dispersing groups. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1788): 20140580. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0580


Snopkowski, K., Kaplan, H. (2014)  A Synthetic Biosocial Model of Fertility Transition: Testing the Relative Contribution of Embodied Capital Theory, Changing Cultural Norms, and Women’s Labor Force Participation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 154(3): 322-333. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22512


Sheppard, P., Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2014) Father absence and reproduction-related outcomes in Malaysia, a transitional fertility population. Human Nature, 25(2): 213-234. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12110-014-9195-2


Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2013) Kin influences on fertility in Thailand: Effects and mechanisms. Evolution and Human Behavior, 34: 130–138. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2012.11.004

Book/Textbook Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries


Herzog, N., Snopkowski, K. (2021) The Evolution of Cooperation. In Shook, B., Nelson, K., Aguilera, K., Braff, L. (eds.) Explorations Lab and Activities Manual [textbook] http://explorations.americananthro.org/index.php/lab-and-activities-manual/

Snopkowski, K. (2019) Human Behavioral Ecology. In Shook, B., Nelson, K., Aguilera, K., Braff, L. (eds.) Explorations: An Open Invitation to Biological Anthropology [textbook] http://explorations.americananthro.org/index.php/chapters/


Snopkowski, K. (2018) Family. In Shackelford, T., Weekes-Shackelford, V. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer. https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_2460-1

Snopkowski, K., Kaplan, H.  (2018) Demographic Transition. In Callan (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Anthropology (pp. 1472-1478). Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea1932

Snopkowski, K., Kaplan, H. (2015) Fertility Theory: Theory of Intergenerational Wealth Flows. In Wright, J.D. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Second Edition (pp. 35-39). Amsterdam, Elsevier. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780080970868310741