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Curriculum Vitae:

I am a doctoral student in Anthropology and Integrative Conservation interested in research methodology that bridges primatological studies, landscape ecology, and anthropological epistemology. My research takes an integrative approach to understand the dynamic relationships between humans and other primates in the Anthropocene, with a special focus on colobine monkeys. I am also involved with a conservation education campaign for the Critically Endangered Preuss's red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus preussi) as part of the IUCN Red Colobus Conservation Action Plan (ReCAP: in South-West Cameroon ( 

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Grants and Awards

2019, UGA Campus Sustainability Grant, $5,000

2019, UGA Social Ecology Studio, $400

2018, Idea Wild, awarded field equipment

2018, Mohammad bin Species Conservation Fund: $7,800

2018, The Ardith Eudey Award, $1,400

2017, The David Chivers Prize, Oxford Brookes University

2016, Idea Wild, awarded field equipment

2016, Primate Conservation Inc: $3,500

2016, Born Free: $1,500

2016, Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund: $4,500

2016, International Primatological Society: $1,500

2015, John Henry Brookes Scholarship, Oxford Brookes University: $1,300

2012, Animal Behavior, ecology and conservation exemplar award, Canisius College



Hofner, A.N., Jost Robinson, C.A. and K.A.I Nekaris (2018). Preserving Preuss’s red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi); An analysis of hunting and changing perceptions of primates in Ikenge-Bakoko, Cameroon. International Journal of Primatology, 1-23.

Erb, W. M., Barrow, E. J., Hofner, A. N., Utami-Atmoko, S. S. & Vogel, E. R. (2018). Wildfire smoke impacts activity and energetics of wild Bornean orangutans. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 1–8.

Hofner, A. N. (2017). Primate Conservation and Human Livelihoods. In: A. Fuentes (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Blackwell.


B.S. Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation, Canisius College Buffalo (2012)

M.Sc. Oxford Brookes University, Primate Conservation (2016)