Ashley Hurst

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Doctoral Student ASHLEY HURST

Research Interests: primate conservation, forest fragmentation, landscape ecology, GIS and remote sensing, Alouatta pigra

Advisor: Dr. Joanna E. Lambert

Degrees: 2013 Graduate Certificate in Geographical Information Science, The University of Texas at San Antonio; 2010 Masters of Arts in Anthropology, Texas State University-San Marcos; 2007 Bachelors of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with Teacher Certification, Texas State University-San Marcos

Dissertation Title: Where do we go now? Exploring how black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) use the surrounding landscape in different spatial patterns of forest fragmentation

Publications:

Published Abstracts:

Hurst AL, Lambert J, and Adams DB. 2013. Feeding ecology of Gray’s bald-faced saki monkey (Pithecia irrorata) during a single dry season in southeastern Perú. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150(S56):155.

Adams DB, Kitchen DM, and Hurst A. 2013. Effects of predator presence on the behavior of bald-faced saki monkeys (Pithecia irrorata) in the Peruvian Amazon. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150(S56):64.

Hurst AL. 2012. Building a GIS geodatabase to aid in black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) conservation management strategies. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147(S54):171.

Hurst AL. 2010. An assessment of forest loss and habitat connectivity regarding Alouatta pigra in the Natural Protected Area of Métzabok, Chiapas, Mexico. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50):132.

Master’s Thesis: Hurst AL. 2010. A preliminary assessment of the population, potential food resources, and habitat connectivity of Alouatta Pigra in the Natural Protected Area of Métzabok, Chiapas, Mexico. M.A. thesis, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos. http://ecommons.txstate.edu/anthroptad/27.

Email: AshleyLHurst@gmail.com

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