Leanne Phelps is a human ecologist, specializing in human-animal-environment interactions. Her current research focuses on land use and associated land cover change, specifically Holocene land use for animal production on the African continent. She is a doctoral student at University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
PhD (2015 – current) – University of Lausanne
MSc in Anthropology, Environment & Development (2014) – University College London
BA in Anthropology; Screen Arts & Cultures (2011) – University of Michigan (including UCLA, Charles University, CSUMB)
Experience: varied professional and field experience in palaeontology, ecology, archaeology, conservation & development