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Karen Strier

Karen Strier

Expert on primate behavioral ecology and conservation

Vilas Professor, anthropology; Irven DeVore Professor, anthropology College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-0302 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Primate behavioral ecology
  • Primate social evolution
  • Primate conservation biology
  • Brazilian Atlantic Forest
  • Muriqui monkeys (Brachyteles hypoxanthus)


  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
  • Author, "Primate Behavioral Ecology, 4th edition"
  • 2010 Distinguished Primatologist, American Primatological Society