Christopher Krupenye

Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University

Chris Krupenye is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. His research group studies the cognitive mechanisms that allow humans and other animals to understand and navigate their social worlds. These include capacities for social evaluation, perspective-taking, and social and moral decision-making. He studies a range of species, including humans and their closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, as well as domestic dogs. Krupenye holds a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and a PhD from Duke University, and received predoctoral training at Kyoto University (Japan) and postdoctoral training at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Germany), the University of St Andrews (UK), and Durham University (UK).