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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. Advertisements
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.”
Dr. Melissa Remis and Dr. Carolyn Jost Robinson presented their paper “Biodiversity as Food Security: Nutritional and social outcomes of declining wildlife on contemporary hunter-gatherers in protected Congo Basin Forests” at the 11th Conference on Hunter-Gatherer Societies (CHAGS) in Vienna, … Continue reading
Congratulations to graduate student Liz Hall for completing her MS non-thesis project entitled “Primates, parasites, and hunting pressure: An exploratory analysis of the population status of endangered primates in Korup National Park, Cameroon.” Liz will continue to the PhD program in … Continue reading
PhD student Savannah Schulze writes about observing mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda and provides updates on her experiences in the field. To see her latest blog post and view more photos from the field, follow the link … Continue reading