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
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.