Jill M. Mateo

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Educational Background

2009-present: Associate Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Comparative Human Development, Institute for Mind and Biology, Committee on Evolutionary Biology and The College

2002-2009: Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Comparative Human Development, Institute for Mind and Biology, Committee on Evolutionary Biology and The College

1996-2002: Research Associate, Department of Psychology, Cornell University


1995: Ph.D. Biopsychology, Evolution of Animal Behavior, University of Michigan

1990: M.S. Biopsychology, University of Georgia

1988: B.S. Psychology, Manhattan College


Funding

2005-2008 National Science Foundation, "Integrating functions and mechanisms of kin recognition: are there parallels between inbreeding avoidance and nepotism?" (IOB 05-17137).

2002-2008 National Institutes of Health, "Effects of Stress and Adrenal Functioning on Cognition". (R01 MH63921-01A1).

1998-2000 National Science Foundation, "Mechanisms of Social Recognition in Belding's Ground Squirrels". (IBN 98-08704).

1999 National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates. (IBN 98-08704).

1994-1995 University of Michigan Rackham Thesis Grant, "The Development of Alarm-call Responses in Spermophilus beldingi".

1993-1994 American Society of Mammalogists Grant-in-Aid of Research, "The ontogeny of alarm-call responses in Spermophilus beldingi".

1993-1994 Sigma Xi Grant-in-aid of Research, "The ontogeny of alarm-call responses in Spermophilus beldingi".

1993-1995 National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, "Development of alarm-call response behavior". (IBN -9311508).


Publications

Mateo, J.M. 2017. The ontogeny of kin recognition mechanisms in Belding's ground squirrels. Physiology & Behavior, 173, 279-284. View abstract    View article

Schell, C.J., Young, J.K., Lonsdorf, E.V., Mateo, J.M. & Santymire, R.M. 2016. Olfactory attractants and parity affect prenatal androgens and territoriality of coyote breeding pairs. Physiology and Behavior, 165, 43-54. View abstract    View article

Mateo, J.M. 2015. Hamilton's legacy: Mechanisms of kin recognition in humans. Ethology, 121, 419-427. View abstract    View article

Dosmann, A.J. Brooks, K.C. & Mateo, J.M. 2015. Evidence for a mechanism of phenotypic integration of behaviour and innate immunity in a wild rodent: implications for animal personality and ecological immunology. Animal Behaviour, 101, 179-189. View abstract    View article

Dosmann, A. , Brooks, K.C., and Mateo, J.M. 2015. Within-individual correlations reveal link between a behavioral syndrome, condition and cortisol in free-ranging Belding's ground squirrels. Ethology, 121, 125-134. View abstract    View article

Mateo, J.M. 2014. Development, maternal effects, and behavioral plasticity. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54, 841-849 . View abstract    View article

Dosmann, A. & Mateo, J.M. 2014. Food, sex, and predators: Animal personality persists with multidimensional plasticity across complex environments. Animal Behaviour, 90, 109-116. View abstract     View article

Brooks, K.C. & Mateo, J.M. 2013. Chronically raised glucocorticoids reduce innate immune function in Belding's ground squirrels (Urocitellus beldingi) after an immune challenge. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 193, 149-157. View abstract     View article

Coffin, H.R., Watters, J.V. & Mateo, J.M. 2011. Odour-based recognition of familiar and related conspecifics in Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti). PLoS One, 6, e25002. View abstract    View article

Mattarella-Micke, A., Mateo, J.M., Kozak, M.N., Foster, K. & Beilock, S.L. 2011. Choke or thrive? The relation between salivary cortisol and math Performance depends on individual differences in working memory and math anxiety. Emotion, 11, 1000-1005.    View abstract View article

Mateo, J.M. 2010. Self-referent phenotype matching and long-term maintenance of kin recognition. Animal Behaviour, 80, 929-935.    View abstract   View article

Mateo, J.M. 2010. Alarm calls elicit predator specific physiological responses. Biology Letters, 6, 623-625. View abstract       View article

Blumstein, D.T., Ebensperger, L.A., Hayes, L.D., Vasquex, R.A., Ahern, T.H., Burger, J.R., Dolezal, A.G., Dosmann, A., Gonazalez-Mariscal, G., Harris, B.N., Herrera, E.A., Lacey, E.A., Mateo, J.M., McGraw, L.A., Olazabal, D., Ramenofsky, M., Rubenstein, D.R., Sakhai, S.A., Saltzman, W., Sainz-Borgo, C., Soto-Gamboa, M., Stewart, M.L., Wey, T.W., Wingfield, J.C., & Young, L.J. 2010. Towards an integrative understanding of social behavior: new models and new opportunities. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 4, 1-9. View article

Bruck, J.N. & Mateo, J.M. 2010. How habitat features shape ground squirrel navigation. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124, 176-186. View abstract        View article

Mateo, J.M. Under revision. Seasonal variation in glucocorticoids of free-living Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). General and Comparative Endocrinology.

Mateo, J.M. 2009. Development of anti-predator behavior. In: Handbook of Developmental and Comparative Neuroscience: Epigenesis, Evolution, and Behavior (Ed. by M.S. Blumberg, J.H. Freeman & S.R. Robinson). Oxford University Press.

Mateo, J.M. 2009. The causal role of odours in the development of recognition templates and social preferences. Animal Behaviour, 77, 115-121.     View article       View abstract

Maestripieri, D. & Mateo, J.M. (Eds.) 2009. Maternal Effects in Mammals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Available now in hardcover, paperback and e-book!


Mateo, J.M. 2009. Maternal influences on habitat selection, social relationships and survival behaviors. In: Maternal Effects in Mammals (Ed. by D. Maestripieri & J.M. Mateo). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. View chapter

Reyes, T.L. & Mateo, J.M. 2008. Oxytocin and cooperation: cooperation with non-kin associated with mechanisms for affiliation. The Journal of Social, Evolutionary & Cultural Psychology, 2, 234-246. View article

Mateo, J.M. 2008. Inverted-U shape relationship between cortisol and learning in ground squirrels. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 89, 582-590.  View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2008. Kinship signals in animals. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. (Editor-in-Chief, L. R. Squire et al.). Oxford: Academic Press.

Mateo, J.M. 2007. Ecological and hormonal correlates of anti-predator behavior in Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62, 37-49. View article     View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2007. Ontogeny of adaptive behaviors. In: Rodent Societies (Ed. by J.O. Wolff & P.W. Sherman), pp. 195-206. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Holmes, W.G. & Mateo, J.M. 2007. Kin recognition in rodents - critical issues, empirical evidence and model systems. In: Rodent Societies (Ed. by J.O. Wolff & P.W. Sherman), pp. 216-228. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ables, E.A., Kay, L.M. & Mateo, J.M. 2007. Rats assess degree of relatedness from human odors. Physiology & Behavior, 90, 726-732.      View article    View abstract

Holmes, W.G. & Mateo, J.M. 2006. Fostering clarity in kin recognition designs: reply to Todrank & Heth. Animal Behaviour, 72, e5-e7. View article

Mateo, J.M. 2006. Developmental and geographic variation in stress hormones in wild Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). Hormones and Behavior, 50, 718-725.   View article    View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2006. Development of individually distinct recognition cues. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 508-519.  View article    View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2006. The nature and representation of individual recognition cues in Belding's ground squirrels. Animal Behaviour, 71, 141-154. View article     View abstract

Mateo, J.M. & Cavigelli, S.A. 2005. A validation of extraction methods for non-invasive sampling of glucocorticoids in free-living ground squirrels. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 78, 1069-1084. View article    View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2004. Recognition systems and biological organization: The perception component of social recognition. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 41, 729-745. View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M. & Holmes, W.G. 2004. Cross-fostering as a means to study kin recognition. Animal Behaviour, 68, 1451-1459. View article View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 2003. Kin recognition ground squirrels and other rodents. Journal of Mammalogy, 84, 1163-1181. View article    View abstract

Mateo, J.M. & Johnston, R.E. 2003. Kin recognition by self-referent phenotype matching: weighing the evidence. Animal Cognition, 6, 73-76. View article   


Mateo, J.M. 2002. Kin recognition abilities and nepotism as a function of sociality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 269, 721-727. View article   View abstract

Sih, A. & Mateo, J.M. 2001. Persistence and punishment pay: a new model of territory establishment and space use. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16, 477-479. View article

Mateo, J.M. & Johnston, R.E. 2001. Self referencing in hamsters. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16, 74-75. View article

Mateo, J.M. & Johnston, R.E. 2000. Kin recognition and the 'armpit effect': Evidence of self-referent phenotype matching. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 267, 695-700. View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M. & Johnston, R.E. 2000. Retention of social recognition after hibernation in Belding's ground squirrels. Animal Behaviour, 59, 491-499. View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M. & Holmes, W.G. 1999. How rearing history affects alarm-call responses of Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi, Sciuridae). Ethology, 105, 207-222. View article  
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Mateo, J.M. & Holmes, W.G. 1999. Plasticity of alarm-call response development in Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi, Sciuridae). Ethology, 105, 193-206. View article   
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Holmes, W.G. & Mateo, J.M. 1998. How mothers influence the development of litter-mate preferences in Belding's ground squirrels. Animal Behaviour, 55, 1555-1570. View article

Mateo, J.M. & Holmes, W.G. 1997. Development of alarm-call response behaviour in juvenile Belding's ground squirrels: The role of dams. Animal Behaviour, 54, 509-524. View article   
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Mateo, J.M. 1996. The development of alarm-call response behaviour in free-living juvenile Belding's ground squirrels. Animal Behaviour, 52, 489-505. View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M. 1996. Early auditory experience and the ontogeny of alarm-call discrimination in Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 110, 115-124. View article   View abstract

Mateo, J.M., Holmes, W.G., Bell, A.M., & Turner, M. 1994. Sexual maturation in male prairie voles: Effects of the social environment. Physiology & Behavior, 56, 299-304. View article   
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Hetts, S., Clark, J.D., Calpin, J.P., Arnold, C.E., & Mateo, J.M. 1992. Influence of housing conditions on beagle behaviour. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 34, 137-155. View article

Mateo, J.M., Estep, D.Q., & McCann, J.S. 1991. Effects of differential handling on the behaviour of domestic ewes (Ovis aries). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 32, 45-54.  
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