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Follow PhD Candidate Savannah Schulze as she conducts 15 months of dissertation fieldwork in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. This project explores the impact of global environmental governance and displacement on former forest dwellers living on the fringes of Bwindi … Continue reading
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
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.
PhD student Savannah Schulze delivered her paper “The Forest’s Original Inhabitants: Mountain Gorillas or the Batwa-Who Deserves the Forest More?” at the 2015 American Anthropological Association Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Her work was included in a session entitled “Ferality and … Continue reading
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.”
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
Congratulations to Melissa Remis for her new position as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University!
Recent graduates Kaitlyn Johnson (left) and Alex Pettigrew (right) actively engage with research efforts at the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo. Alex designed and conducted a behavioral study on the orangutans at the center in Spring … Continue reading