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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Rachel Watson-Jones

Ph.D., University of Oxford

Postdoctoral Researcher, Legare Lab; Project Coordinator, Booth Lab
Rachel Watson-Jones



I earned my Ph.D. in Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology in 2013 from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Harvey Whitehouse and Cristine Legare (UT Austin). I am currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Cognition, Culture, and Development Lab and Project Coordintaor for the Early Learning Lab.


Cognitive and evolutionary approaches to understanding religion, cultural transmission, social learning, and ritual.
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