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Primate

Graduate Program 2008 Student Cohort

John Rinear received his B.A. in Anthropology and B.S. in Primate Behavior and Ecology from Central Washington University. While at CWU, John studied the sleeping site preferences of wild white-bearded gibbons (Hylobates agilis albiarbis). Dr. Lori Sheeran was his thesis committee chair.

Rinear, John Ronley, Sleeping tree preference in Bornean agile gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) / 2014

 RinearRinRineCheyne SM, Hoing A, Rinear J, Sheeran LK. 2012. Sleeping site selection by agile gibbons: The influence of tree stability, fruit availability and predation risk. Folia Primatologica 83:299–311, DOI: 10.1159/000342145.

Sydney Self received her B.S. in Anthropology and B.S. in Primate Behavior and Ecology from Central Washington University. Sydney completed her M.S. degree in Spring, 2010. She studied infant-directed aggression in Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at the Valley of the Wild Monkeys in Mt. Huangshan, China. Dr. Lori Sheeran was her thesis committee chair.

Self, Sydney Michelle, Tourist density and infant-directed aggression in Macaca thibetana at Mt. Huangshan, China / 2010

Self S; Sheeran LK; Matheson MD; Li JH; Pelton O; Harding S; Wagner RS. 2013. Tourism and infant-directed aggression in Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China. Anthrozoös 26(3):435-444.

Lindsay Zager completed her M.S. degree at CWU in Summer, 2011. She studied visitor effect in zoo-living chimpanzees. Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold was her thesis committee chair. Lindsay is currently working at a vet hospital.

Zager, Lindsay Nichole, An experiment in zoo visitor education : encouraging friendly chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) behaviors / 2011

Jensvold ML; Zager L; Bismanovsky D. 2013. Promoting nonhuman animal welfare: interactions with caregivers and zoo visitors. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 16: 384-385.