Erin Buchholtz is a 3rd year PhD student whose research interests broadly include ecology and conservation biology. She received her Bachelor’s degree with honors in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University. Erin came to Texas A&M as an NSF-IGERT Fellow through the Applied Biodiversity Program and she is now conducting her doctoral research in Botswana as a PhD Fellow with the Ecoexist Project.
Erin’s dissertation research is focused on using landscape ecology methods to better understand elephant movement and spatial and temporal patterns of human-elephant conflict. She is co-advised by Dr. Lee Fitzgerald (WFSC) and Dr. Amanda Stronza (RPTS).