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University of Minnesota
Center for Primate Studies

Educational Program
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Director: Anne Pusey
Phone: 1 (612) 624-6714   Fax: 1 (612) 624-6777   E-Mail:
1987 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108 UNITED STATES
Department: Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
Institution: University of Minnesota
Affiliations: The Jane Goodall Institute

Principal Research Programs: Study of the Gombe chimpanzees and baboons, through analysis of existing data and further fieldwork.

Training Opportunities: The Ecology Program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in ecology and animal behavior. Activity in this program focuses on the biology of organisms: how they interact in social groups, populations, and communities, and how those interactions have influenced the interaction of two or more fields of specialization, including behavior, evolution, population and community ecology, and ecosystem ecology. Financial aid is usually available.

Associated Field Sites: Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Study of baboons and chimpanzees. Subject to approval by Jane Goodall and available housing space.

Supported Species: Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Papio anubis (olive baboon)

Comments: For more information about this program, contact Lisa Wiggins, (612)624-6770, Fax:(612) 624-6777, E-mail:

Last Updated: 2003-01-23

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