Kilgallen JA, Schaffnit SB, Kumogola Y, Galura A, Urassa M. Lawson DW. (in press).
"Positive correlation between women’s status and intimate partner violence suggests violence backlash in Mwanza, Tanzania. "
Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Lawson, D., Schaffnit, S., Kilgallen, J., Kumogola, Y., Galura, A., & Urassa, M. 2021.
"He for she? Variation and exaggeration in men's support for women's empowerment in northern Tanzania. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences, 3, E27. doi:10.1017/ehs.2021.23
Urassa M, Lawson DW, Wamoyi J, Gurmu E, Gibson MA, Madhivanan P, Placek C. 2021.
"Cross-cultural research must prioritize equitable collaboration. "
Nature Human Behaviour. 5:668-671.
Schaffnit SB, Urassa M, Wamoyi J, Dardoumpa M, & Lawson DW. 2021.
"“I have never seen something like that”: Discrepancies between lived experiences and the global health concept of child marriage in northern Tanzania. "
PLOS ONE. 16(4): e024920.
Lawson DW. 2021.
"Are Men Animals? How modern masculinity sells men short. Men and Masculinities. "
Schaffnit SB & Lawson DW. 2021.
"Married too young? The behavioral ecology of 'child marriage'. "
Social Sciences. 10: 161
Lawson DW, Schaffnit SB, Kilgallen JA, Kumogola Y, Galura A & Urassa M. 2021.
"He for She? Variation and exaggeration in men’s support for women’s empowerment in northern Tanzania. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences. 3: E27.
Lawson DW, Schaffnit SB, Hassan A, & Urassa M. 2021.
" Shared interests or sexual conflict? Spousal age gap, women’s wellbeing and fertility in rural Tanzania. "
Evolution and Human Behavior. 42: 165-175
Berg V, Lawson DW, Rotkirch A. 2020.
"Financial opportunity costs and deaths among close kin are independently associated with reproductive timing in a contemporary high-income society. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
Lawson DW, Lynes R, Morris A & Schaffnit SB. 2020.
"What does the American public know about 'child marriage'? "
PLOS ONE 15(9):e0238346.
Schaffnit SB, Wamoyi J, Urassa M, Dardoumpa M, & Lawson DW. 2020.
"When marriage is the best available option: perceptions of opportunity and risk in female adolescence in Tanzania. "
Global Public Health.
Lawson DW & Gibson MA. 2019.
"Evolutionary Approaches to Population Health: Insights on Polygynous Marriage, ‘Child Marriage’ and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. "
Burger O, Lee R & Sear, R. (Eds). Human Evolutionary Demography.
Lawson DW. 2019.
In Koster J, Scelza B, Shenk M (Eds). Human Behavioral Ecology.
Hassan A, Schaffnit SB, Sear R, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019.
"Fathers favour sons, mothers don’t discriminate: sex-biased parental care in north-western Tanzania. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences. 1, e13.
Hedges S, Lawson DW, Todd J, Urassa M & Sear R. 2019.
"Sharing the load: the influence of co-resident children on the allocation of work and schooling in north-western Tanzania. "
Schaffnit SB, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019.
"‘Child marriage’ in context: Exploring local attitudes towards early marriage in rural Tanzania. "
Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters. 27:1
Hedges S, Sear R, Todd J, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019.
"Earning their keep? Fostering, children’s education and work in north-western Tanzania. "
Schaffnit SB. Hassan A, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019.
"Parent-offspring conflict unlikely to explain ‘child marriage’ in northwestern Tanzania. "
Nature Human Behaviour. 3:346-353.
Lawson DW & Gibson MA. (2018)
"Understanding ‘Harmful Cultural Practices.’ "
Anthropology News 59: 3; e219-e222.
Gibson MA & Lawson DW. 2018.
"Population issues in development. International Encyclopedia of Anthropology."
Hedges S, Sear R ,Todd J, Urassa M, & Lawson DW. 2018.
"Trade-offs in children's time allocation: Mixed support for embodied capital models of the demographic transition in Tanzania."
Lawson DW, Gibson MA. 2018.
"Polygynous marriage and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa: What is the evidence for harm?"
Demographic Research 39: 177-208.
Lawson DW, Núñez-de la Mora A, Cooper GD, Prentice AM, Moore SE, Sear R. 2017.
"Marital status and sleeping arrangements predict salivary testosterone levels in rural Gambian men."
Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology 3:221-240.
Lawson DW, Schaffnit SB, Hassan A, Ngadaya E, Ngowi B, Mfinanga SGM, James S, Borgerhoff Mulder M. 2017.
"Father absence but not fosterage predicts food insecurity, relative poverty and poor child health in northern Tanzania."
American Journal of Human Biology 29 e22938.
Sear R, Lawson DW, Kaplan H, Shenk M. 2016.
"Understanding variation in human fertility: What can we learn from evolutionary demography?"
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371, 20150144.
Hedges S, Borgerhoff Mulder M, James S, Lawson DW. 2016.
"Sending children to school: rural livelihoods and parental investment in education in northern Tanzania."
Evolution & Human Behavior 37:142-151.
Lawson DW & Borgerhoff Mulder M. 2016.
"The offspring quantity-quality trade-off and human fertility variation."
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371, 20150145.
Lawson DW, James S, Ngadaya E, Ngowi B, Mfinanga SGM, Borgerhoff Mulder M. 2016.
"Reply to Rieger and Wagner: Context matters when studying purportedly harmful cultural practices."
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.