Leanne Phelps

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