Dr. Sarah E. Turner
Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment
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.