Faculty Profile for Dr. Elizabeth Erhart

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Dr. Elizabeth Erhart
Chair - Professor — Anthropology
ELA 266
phone: (512) 245-3435

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Erhart, E. M., Tecot, S. R., & Grassi, C. (2018). Interannual variation in diet, dietary diversity and dietary overlap in three sympatric strepsirhine species in southeastern Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology.
  • Tecot, S. R., Jacobs, R. L., Baden, A. L., & Erhart, E. M. (2014). Reproductive physiology and behaviour in Eulemur. International Journal of Primatology, 35, 416.
  • Erhart, E. M. (2014). Review of Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide [Review of Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide, by J.-J. Peter]. (R. Martin, Trans.), American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
  • Hamilton, M. D., & Erhart, E. M. (2012). Anthropology of poaching: cultural motives for animal harvesting and forensic techniques to aid in the recovery and preservation of evidence. In J. Huffman & J. Wallace (Eds.), Wildlife Forensics: Techniques and Applications (pp. 65–80). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Wright, P. C., Erhart, E. M., Tecot, S. R., Baden, A. L., Arrigo-Nelson, S. J., Herrera, J., … Zody, S. (2012). Long-term lemur research at Centre ValBio, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. In P. Kappler & D. Watts (Eds.), Long-term Field Studies of Primates (pp. 67–100). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Liberal Arts Service Award, Assistant Professor Level. 2006

Selected Grants

  • Erhart, E. M. (Principal). Habitat disturbance and population density of the primate species of southeastern Mexico, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2008). Grant.
  • Erhart, E. M. (Principal). Group size, habitat use and population density of black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) and black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucantanensis) in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $7489.90. (Funded: 2004). Grant.
  • Overdorff, D. J. (Co-Principal), Erhart, E. M. (Co-Principal). The evolution of female dominance and feeding priority in lemurid primates, National Science Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $233453. (Funded: 2000). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Marketable Skills committee
2017-Present
Member
Council of Chairs representative on the General Education Council
2012-Present
Chair Member for Liberal Arts
College Review Group
2011-Present
Lead
Planning team for the proposed PhD in Anthropology
2011-Present
Member
Liberal Arts Study Abroad Advisory Council
2010-Present