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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Hasnain, A,  Snopkowski, K. (In press) Maternal Investment in Arranged and Self-Choice Marriages: A Test of the Reproductive Compensation and Differential Allocation Hypothesis in Humans. Evolution and Human Behavior

Snopkowski, K. (2023) Division of Household Labour and Fertility Outcomes Among Dual-Income Australian Couples. Australian Economic Review.

Snopkowski, K., Turner, H. (2023) The Association of Sex Ratio on Suicide Rates in United States Counties: An Exploration of Mechanisms. Social Sciences. 12(7), 388.

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

Snopkowski, K., Nelson, J.J. (2021) Fertility intentions and outcomes in Indonesia: Evolutionary perspectives on sexual conflict. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 3:e33.

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.


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.


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.

Colleran, H., Snopkowski, K. (2018) Variation in wealth and educational drivers of fertility decline across 45 countries. Population Ecology, 60: 155-159.

Snopkowski, K. (2016) Marital Dissolution and Child Educational Outcomes in San Borja, Bolivia. Human Nature, 27(4): 395-421.

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.


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.


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


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.

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.


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.


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.


Snopkowski, K., Sear, R. (2013) Kin influences on fertility in Thailand: Effects and mechanisms. Evolution and Human Behavior, 34: 130–138.

Book/Textbook Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries


Wurtenberger, W., Solmorales, S. & Snopkowski, K. (2023) Fertility. In Shackelford, T.K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Sexual Psychology and Behavior

Snopkowski, K. (2023) Human Behavioral Ecology. In Shook, B., Nelson, K., Aguilera, K., Braff, L. (eds.) Explorations: An Open Invitation to Biological Anthropology 2nd Edition [textbook]

Hasnain, A., Snopkowski, K. (2023) Arranged Marriage. In Shackelford, T.K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Sexual Psychology and Behavior

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]

Snopkowski, K. (2019) Human Behavioral Ecology. In Shook, B., Nelson, K., Aguilera, K., Braff, L. (eds.) Explorations: An Open Invitation to Biological Anthropology [textbook]


Snopkowski, K. (2018) Family. In Shackelford, T., Weekes-Shackelford, V. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer.

Snopkowski, K., Kaplan, H.  (2018) Demographic Transition. In Callan (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Anthropology (pp. 1472-1478). Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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.

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