Sagan Friant

Sagan Friant

Assistant Research Professor

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Bio

Evolutionary anthropology of human health, disease ecology, nutrition, socio-ecological systems, bushmeat hunting, Nigeria.

Education

  • Ph.D., Environment & Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2008-2016
  • M.S., Primate Conservation Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK, 2006- 2007
  • B.A., Anthropology & Biological Aspects of Conservation, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2002- 2006

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Publication Tags

Parasites Infection Cercocebus Uganda Primates Social Behavior Dogs Cercopithecus Aethiops Paragonimus Antiparasitic Agents Demography Wildlife Parasite Health Morbidity Primate Population Public Health Helminths Social Networks Parasitic Diseases Nigeria Shoes Zoonoses Hunting

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Most Recent Papers

Demography and health of “village dogs” in rural Western Uganda

David Hyeroba, Sagan Friant, Johnson Acon, James Okwee-Acai, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, Preventive Veterinary Medicine on p. 24-27

Combining footwear with public health iconography to prevent soil-transmitted helminth infections

Sarah B. Paige, Sagan Friant, Lucie Clech, Carly Malavé, Catherine Kemigabo, Richard Obeti, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 205-213

Social behaviours and networks of vervet monkeys are influenced by gastrointestinal parasites

Colin A. Chapman, Sagan Friant, Kathleen Godfrey, Cynthia Liu, Dipto Sakar, Valérie A.M. Schoof, Raja Sengupta, Dennis Twinomugisha, Kim Valenta, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, PloS one

Changes in physiological stress and behaviour in semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) following antiparasitic treatment

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Primate reinfection with gastrointestinal parasites

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Animal Behaviour on p. 105-113

Lung fluke (Paragonimus africanus) infects Nigerian red-capped mangabeys and causes respiratory disease

Sagan Friant, Kelsey Brown, Mason T. Saari, Nicholas H. Segel, Julia Slezak, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 329-332

Drivers of Bushmeat Hunting and Perceptions of Zoonoses in Nigerian Hunting Communities

Sagan Friant, Sarah B. Paige, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, PLoS neglected tropical diseases

Threats from trading and hunting of pottos and angwantibos in Africa resemble those faced by slow lorises in Asia

Magdalena S. Svensson, Sagan C. Friant, 2014, Endangered Species Research on p. 107-114

Captive-born cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) respond similarly to vocalizations of predators and sympatric nonpredators

Sagan C. Friant, Matthew W. Campbell, Charles T. Snowdon, 2008, American journal of primatology on p. 707-710

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Drivers of Bushmeat Hunting and Perceptions of Zoonoses in Nigerian Hunting Communities

Sagan Friant, Sarah B. Paige, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, PLoS neglected tropical diseases

Social behaviours and networks of vervet monkeys are influenced by gastrointestinal parasites

Colin A. Chapman, Sagan Friant, Kathleen Godfrey, Cynthia Liu, Dipto Sakar, Valérie A.M. Schoof, Raja Sengupta, Dennis Twinomugisha, Kim Valenta, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, PloS one

Threats from trading and hunting of pottos and angwantibos in Africa resemble those faced by slow lorises in Asia

Magdalena S. Svensson, Sagan C. Friant, 2014, Endangered Species Research on p. 107-114

Primate reinfection with gastrointestinal parasites

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Animal Behaviour on p. 105-113

Combining footwear with public health iconography to prevent soil-transmitted helminth infections

Sarah B. Paige, Sagan Friant, Lucie Clech, Carly Malavé, Catherine Kemigabo, Richard Obeti, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 205-213

Changes in physiological stress and behaviour in semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) following antiparasitic treatment

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Lung fluke (Paragonimus africanus) infects Nigerian red-capped mangabeys and causes respiratory disease

Sagan Friant, Kelsey Brown, Mason T. Saari, Nicholas H. Segel, Julia Slezak, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 329-332

Demography and health of “village dogs” in rural Western Uganda

David Hyeroba, Sagan Friant, Johnson Acon, James Okwee-Acai, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, Preventive Veterinary Medicine on p. 24-27