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Primates to Primates | Environmental Studies Alumni Speakers Series
February 22 @ 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm EST
My journey from chimpanzee seed dispersal to communal forest management in Africa.
Part of the Environmental Studies Alumni Speakers Series
Live Webinar / FREE
At the core of Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp’s research is achieving more socially-equitable conservation outcomes without sacrificing environmental integrity. Her work focuses on East African conservation with an emphasis on the contribution of local voices.
Join us on February 22, 2021 as Dr. Gross-Camp describes her professional journey from working on chimpanzee seed dispersal to communal forest management in Tanzania. This talk is geared towards students, alumni and anyone who is interested in learning about community-based conservation.
1:45 – 2:00 Welcome social time – join us now for some informal networking or join us at 2:00 for the presentation.
2:00 – 3:00 “Primates to Primates: My journey from chimpanzee seed dispersal to communal forest management in Africa” by Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp.
3:00- 3:15 Question and answer session
3:15 – 3:30 Talk with Alumni! If you are exploring graduate school, feel free to stay and chat with alumni.
Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp ’09
Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist whose work focuses on the intersections of biodiversity conservation, governance, and human well-being. She focuses particularly on East African conservation with an emphasis on the contribution of local voices. She describes the core objective of her work is to achieve more socially-equitable conservation outcomes without sacrificing environmental integrity. Nicole employs a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods but is particularly keen on the use of participatory methods that acknowledge and work in parallel with local knowledge systems. She is a research associate of the University of East Anglia’s global environmental research group and Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. Nicole recently completed a Visiting Assistant Professorship at Allegheny College’s Department of Environmental Science & Sustainability. She seeks connections with others working with communities living adjacent to forested areas or involved in community-based conservation initiatives in the African tropics. Nicole is a double alumnus of AUNE. She received a PhD in Environmental Studies in 2009 and an MS in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Conservation Biology in 2003.
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