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Stacy Lindshield

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Assistant Professor


Stacy Lindshield is a biological anthropologist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purdue. Her research transects the fields of primate behavior, ecology, nutrition, and conservation. She studies savanna chimpanzees in Senegal at Mount Assirik in Niokolo-Koba National Park and at the Fongoli Savanna Chimpanzee Project. Her current projects include a habituation feasibility assessment of chimpanzees at Mount Assirik and a nutritional exploration of hunting, meat eating, and meat sharing behaviors. She also serves as director of research at the Monkey Bridge Project, a non-profit organization that aims to protect Costa Rican monkeys through outreach and management solutions at the Jairo Mora Sandoval Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. Lindshield received funding from the likes of National Science Foundation, Leakey Foundation, Rufford Small Grant Foundation, and Margot Marsh Foundation to support this work.