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Anita Hagy Ferguson

Anita Hagy Ferguson

PhD Candidate, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Anita.HagyFerguson@asu.edu

480-727-6870

Center for Biodiversity Outcomes
Arizona State University
PO Box 875402
Tempe, AZ 85287-5402

Titles

  • Graduate Research Associate, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • PhD Candidate, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Biography

Anita is a Research Associate for the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes. She brings a professional background in communication and facilitation and is a trained mediator. Anita supports Center goals planning and execution—research, projects and communication.

Currently, Ms. Ferguson is a PhD candidate in Environmental Social Science in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Her research is focused on human-wildlife conflict resolution and collaborative conservation of large transnational predators including wolves, jaguar and tiger.

Raised in rural southern Oregon, Anita has an interest in local scale and multi-stakeholder conservation, wildlife management policy, animal geography, actionable science and conservation education diversity. She is a Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program diversity scholar, a Ford Family Foundation scholar and alum of NEW Leadership Oregon. She serves on the board of the Animal Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers.

Education

  • PhD Candidate, Environmental Social Science, Arizona State University
  • MA, Environmental Social Science, Arizona State University, 2012
  • BS, Human Communication (minor in Philosophy), Southern Oregon University, 2010

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