Concordia University

Dr. Sarah E. Turner

Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment

Office: S-H 1255-41 
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2022

Dr. Sarah Turner is interested in how the behaviouralecology of nonhuman primates is influenced by human-induced environmentalchange. She studies the behaviour of free-ranging Japanese macaques withphysical disabilities to explore hypotheses related to behavioural flexibility,mother-infant interactions and social behaviour. Sarah obtained her BA in Women’sStudies from Simon Fraser University in 1999, an Interdisciplinary MSc in Primatology(Anthropology, Geography and Biology) from the University of Victoria in 2003,and a PhD in Anthropology (Primatology) from the University of Calgary in 2010. Before joining Concordia in August 2017,Sarah was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at McGillUniversity.

Teaching activities

GEOG 374: Plant Ecology

GEOG/ URBS 491: Honours Seminar

Primate Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation

HENV 680: Advanced Seminar in Environmental Science

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