Dr Jack Thorley
Jack Thorley researches the ecology and evolution of cooperative breeding in mammals. Through targeted studies of Damaraland mole-rats and meerkats, and broader comparative work across the mammalian radiation, he investigates how cooperative breeding influences individual life history trajectories: patterns of development, growth, reproduction, survival, and longevity.
Jack Thorley’s academic interests include:
- The structure of mammalian societies
- Ageing in natural populations of mammals.
- PhD, Cantab.
Cricket, football, birdwatching, bouldering.