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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. Advertisements

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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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Savannah Schulze presents paper at American Anthropological Association

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

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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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Grad student Liz Hall completes MS project

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

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Grad student Savannah Schulze visits mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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

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RRG graduates conduct research on orangutans at Indianapolis Zoo

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

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Congratulations to graduates Kaitlyn Johnson and Alex Pettigrew!

Congratulations to Remis Research Group members Kaitlyn Johnson and Alex Pettigrew on their recent graduation from Purdue University! Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. Her senior honors thesis, entitled “Human-Wildlife Interaction and Conflict Management in East Africa,” examined … Continue reading

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