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O'Brien, Jonathan A. Instructor


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research overview

  • Dr. O'Brien's research is focused on the behavioral ecology and conservation of Southeast Asian primates. He works closely with Vietnamese colleagues to study the feeding ecology, seasonality, and habitat utilization of endangered monkeys with the aim of gaining a better understanding of their ecology so that long-term and sustainable conservation efforts can be developed. He also works in capacity building for the protected area system of Vietnam.


  • biological anthropology, primate conservation biology, primate evolutionary biology, Southeast Asia biodiversity conservation


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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