Human Evolutionary Sciences (HES)

Alysse Moldawer

AlysseWebsiteThumbPhD Student
Advisor: Erin Vogel
Program: Human Evolutionary Sciences (HES)
amm570@anthropology.rutgers.edu
Research Interests: orangutan behavior and ecology, political ecology, environmental anthropology, primate physiology
I am interested in an interdisciplinary approach to understanding home range quality and stress of wild, female, Bornean orangutans in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. My current research goals are to examine how wild female orangutans respond and adapt to inter-related factors of interest that include: forest and nutrient ecology, orangutan density, presence of anthropogenic effects, and the sociology and history of human land use within the proposed research site. I am also exploring field and laboratory methods for examining orangutan physiology.

Contacts

Departmental Chair
Craig S. Feibel

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
erin.vogel@rutgers.edu
Fall 2019 office hours: Monday 2-4

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman
bss136@anthropology.rutgers.edu