Agent: Jenny Bent
Dawn Prince-Hughes received her M.A. and Ph.D. in interdisciplinary anthropology from the Universität Herisau in Switzerland. For many years she was an adjunct professor of anthropology at Western Washington University, and continues to lecture worldwide. She has presented multiple times at the Jane Goodall Institute, has lectured at UCLA, University of Rochester, Rutgers University, University of Tokyo, and many other universities and public forums in the U.s. Brazil, Canada, and Japan. She is currently pursuing her writing career, living on her special needs animal sanctuary in Southern Illinois. She is the author of GORILLAS AMONG US: A PRIMATE ETHNOGRAPHER’S BOOK OF DAYS and the editor of Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal Stories of College Students with Autism, and has contributed many scholarly papers in the areas of primate studies, disability studies, and social and environmental studies.