Congratulations to Carolyn Jost Robinson on her debut on HBO Vice! The documentary highlighted Carolyn’s research in the forests of Central African Republic and featured many members of our extended BaAka family. Be on the lookout for Carolyn and crew in … Continue reading
Brandi Wren (Purdue PhD 2013), Ian Ray, Thomas Gillespie, Melissa Remis and Joseph Camp have a new publication in PLOS One! Brandi Wren, an RRG member and Visiting Scholar in the department of anthropology at Purdue University studied social distancing and … Continue reading
Melissa Remis was honored by Purdue Provost Jay Akridge and Professor Mangala Subrimaniam of the Butler Center at a recent virtual Awards Ceremony. Jay Akridge, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Diversity, and Mangala Subramaniam, Chair and … Continue reading
African forest elephants, highly sociable animals, travel in small family groups to meet others at these muddy water sources, which are full of rich minerals they can’t find in the forests. By clearing routes to these destinations, elephants have created … Continue reading
Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Melissa Remis, professor and head of anthropology and Carolyn Jost Robinson, about their study published in American Anthropologist that examined “how elephants have shaped the landscape and created paths that are essential for researchers, animals, and locals alike” in central Africa.
“Elephants, Hunters, and Others: Integrating Biological Anthropology and Multispecies Ethnography in a Conservation Zone” has just appeared in the September 2020 issue of American Anthropologist. The paper follows multispecies interactions along networks of elephant trails in the Central African Republic … Continue reading
Dr. Melissa J. Remis has returned to Purdue’s Department of Anthropology, this time as Head of the Department. Having left for a short venture in the Dean’s Office, the Anthropology faculty, staff, and students are excited for Remis’ return and … Continue reading
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Carolyn Jost Robinson represented the Remis Research Group during her trip to Nairobi, Kenya for the 2018 International Primatological Society meeting. While at the event, Carolyn participated in the Red Colobus species Action Plan Workshop and attended a meeting for … Continue reading