Anna Nordseth

Contributing Writer


Tropical forest ecology, biodiversity, wildlife, and conservation research.


Duke University, James Madison University


Anna Nordseth is an ecology writer and Duke University Ph.D. candidate specializing in tropical forest ecology, conservation research, and biodiversity. She is also an avid outdoor enthusiast.


Anna's trajectory includes both academic writing and environmental journalism for, the Society for Wilderness Stewardships, the Duke University research blog, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

As a Ph.D. candidate, Anna's research focuses on the effects of human disturbance on animal behavior and the resulting plant-animal interactions in the tropics. Her doctoral dissertation explores primate movement and seed dispersal in the fragmented forests of Panama's Azuero Peninsula.


Anna holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from James Madison University and is an Ecology Ph.D. candidate at Duke University's Wright Lab.

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