Madeline Fusco Fellowship Award
Katharine Thompson, Anthropology
Dissertation Title: Lemurs in the Garbage: An Ethnozooarchaeological Approach to Saving the Threatened Species of Madagascar
Katharine Thompson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences (IDPAS). Her dissertation research examines the relationship between economic stability, food insecurity, human health and the illegal hunting of endangered species in Madagascar. This information is crucial to establishing conservation policy and guiding humanitarian aid efforts.