Professor, Dept. of Anthropology and McGill School of Environment, McGill University. Canada Research Chair – Primate Ecology and Conservation. Killam Research Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
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Dr. Colin Chapman received his joint Ph.D. in the Departments of Anthropology and Zoology at the University of Alberta. He spent 2 years at McGill and 3 years at Harvard University doing post-doctoral research. Since 1990 he has served as an Honourary lecturer in the Department of Zoology at Makerere University Uganda; and, since 1995, he has been an associate scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Colin also served as a faculty member in Zoology at the University of Florida for 11 years, and returned to McGill in 2004 to take up a professorship in the Department of Anthropology and McGill School of Environment, where he holds a Canada Research Chair Tier 1 position in Primate Ecology and Conservation, is a Killam Research Fellow, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He has conducted research in Kibale National Park in Uganda for almost 25 years and is interested in the roles of disease, nutrition, and stress in determining primate abundance and how to best to forge a harmony between the needs of local people and conservation.