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Carolyn Jost Robinson, Lesley Daspit and Melissa Remis publish new paper in Waller, M. ed. Ethnoprimatology: Primate conservation in the 21st Century.

2016    Jost-Robinson, C.A., Daspit, L.A. and M.J. Remis.  Monkeys On The Menu? Reconciling Patterns Of Primate Hunting And Consumption In A Central African Village.  Waller, M. ed. Ethnoprimatology: Primate conservation in the 21st Century.  Springer Press. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-30469-4_3

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Melissa Remis and Carolyn Jost Robinson publish in Dore, Riley and Fuentes Ethnoprimatology volume

2016    Remis, M.J. and C.A. Jost Robinson. Nonhuman Primates and “Others” in the Dzanga Sangha Reserve: The Role of Anthropology and Multispecies Approaches in Ethnoprimatology. Dore, K.M., Riley, E.P. and A. Fuentes. eds. Ethnoprimatology: A Practical Guide to Research on the … Continue reading

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Liz Hall receives Global Synergy Grant

Congratulations to PhD student Liz Hall for receiving the Global Synergy Research Grant from the College of Liberal Arts for her project “Exploring cultural and biological factors of zoonotic infectious disease emergence in a Central African forest reserve.” This funding … Continue reading

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Savannah Schulze attends World Conservation Congress

PhD candidate Savannah Schulze attends the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii with the Presence2Influence Collaborative Event Ethnography Team headed by Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University) and Dr. Kimberly Marion Suiseeya (Northwestern University). Please visit their blog here http://www.presence2influence.org/blog to learn more.

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Carolyn Jost Robinson presents research at IPS/ASP Meeting

Carolyn Jost Robinson presents at the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists in Chicago, IL. Her talk entitled “Becoming in Ethnoprimatology: Multispecies Ethnography at the Human-Primate Interface” describes ongoing multidisciplinary research she and … Continue reading

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Katie Smith presents research at IPS/ASP meeting

Katie Smith presents her talk “Dietary Survey of Captive Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes sp.)” at the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists in Chicago, IL. Her data comes from dietary surveys of captive chimpanzees living in … Continue reading

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Remis Research Group attends 2016 IPS/ASP Meeting in Chicago, IL

Melissa Remis, Katie Smith, Carolyn Jost Robinson, and Liz Hall travel to Chicago, IL to attend the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists.

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Savannah Schulze receives Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Congratulations to PhD candidate Savannah Schulze for receiving the Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for her project Forest People without a Forest: Shifting Batwa Identity on the Fringes of Global Conservation Spaces, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

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Melissa Remis and Carolyn Jost Robinson publish paper on BaAka women’s health in American Journal of Human Biology

Please follow the link below to see Carolyn Jost Robinson’s and Melissa Remis’ paper BaAka women’s health and subsistence practices in transitional conservation economies: Variation with age, household size, and food security, published in the American Journal of Human Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22817

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PhD Student Savannah Schulze receives Global Synergy Research Grant

Congratulations to Savannah Schulze on receiving the Global Synergy Research Grant! This funding will support her dissertation research project “Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringi beringi) in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda: Interrelationships with Batwa and other local communities.”

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