Thomas T Struhsaker

Thomas T Struhsaker

Adjunct Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology


Currently involved in ecological and demographic studies of the Udzungwa Red Colobus Monkey in the Udzungwa Mts. of Tanzania. The long-term goal of this project is to increase our understanding of this vulnerable, endemic species and to improve the conservation of it and its habitat along with all of the other endemic and endangered species of this area.

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley 1965

Struhsaker, T. T. “Diet of red-legged sun squirrels (Heliosciurus rufobrachium Waterhouse) in Kibale National Park, Uganda: Implications for seed defence.” African Journal of Ecology, vol. 58, no. 3, Sept. 2020, pp. 588–91. Scopus, doi:10.1111/aje.12704. Full Text Open Access Copy

Struhsaker, Thomas T., et al. “Facial and genital lesions in baboons (Papio anubis) of Kibale National Park, Uganda.Primates; Journal of Primatology, vol. 60, no. 2, Mar. 2019, pp. 109–12. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10329-019-00715-2. Full Text

Struhsaker, T. T. “Dietary Variability in Redtail Monkeys (Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti) of Kibale National Park, Uganda: the Role of Time, Space, and Hybridization.” International Journal of Primatology, vol. 38, no. 5, Oct. 2017, pp. 914–41. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s10764-017-9988-3. Full Text Open Access Copy

Goldberg, T. L., et al. “Remembering Jerry Lwanga: A Perspective from His Colleagues.” International Journal of Primatology, vol. 37, no. 2, Apr. 2016, pp. 131–35. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s10764-015-9888-3. Full Text

Struhsaker, Thomas T. “A Tribute to Dr. Jerry Lwanga (7 June 1960-31 August 2015).” African Journal of Ecology, vol. 53, no. 4, Wiley, Dec. 2015, pp. 617–18. Crossref, doi:10.1111/aje.12261. Full Text

Laurance, William F., et al. “Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas.Nature, vol. 489, no. 7415, Sept. 2012, pp. 290–94. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nature11318. Full Text

Lwanga, J. S., et al. “Primate population dynamics over 32.9 years at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda.American Journal of Primatology, vol. 73, no. 10, Oct. 2011, pp. 997–1011. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ajp.20965. Full Text

Struhsaker, Thomas T., et al. “Healthy baboon with no upper jaw or nose: an extreme case of adaptability in the Kibale National Park, Uganda.Primates, vol. 52, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 15–18. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10329-010-0224-4. Full Text