Education

PhD, Columbia University, 2020

Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology

New York Consortium on Evolutionary Primatology (NYCEP)

Dissertation: “Geospatial and genomic tools for conserving the Critically Endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) and the sportive lemurs (genus Lepilemur)


BA, Swarthmore College, 2012

Biology, Political Science Minor with High Honors

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Eppley TM, Reuter KE, Sefczek T, Tinsman J, Wright PC, Mittermeier R. (2022). Field research stations are key to global conservation targets. Nature 612: 33. DOI: 10.1038/d41586-022-04136-y


Hawkins MTR, Bailey CA, Brown AM, Tinsman J, Hagenson RA, Culligan RR, Barela AG, Randriamanana JC, Ranaivoarisoa JF, Zaonarivelo JR, Louis Jr. EE. (2022). Nuclear and mitochondrial phylogenomics of the sifakas reveals cryptic variation in the diademed sifaka. Genes 13: 1026. DOI: 10.3390/genes13061026


Eppley TM, Santini L, Tinsman J, Donati G. (2020). Do functional traits offset the effects of fragmentation? The case of large-bodied diurnal lemur species. American Journal of Primatology 82(4): e23104. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.23104


Tinsman J, Eschmann CL, Solofondranohatra JS, Ralainirina JR, Holdereid M, McCabe G. (2019). Range and conservation updates for the Critically Endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) and the Vulnerable black lemur (E. macaco). Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605318000868


Tinsman J, Hagelin J, Jolly A. (2017). Scent marking preferences in ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta) in the spiny forest of Berenty Reserve, Madagascar. Lemur News 20: 40-43. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3360364


Schwitzer C, Mittermeier RA, Johnson SE, Donati G, Irwin M, Peacock H, Ratsimbazafy J, Razafindramanana J, Louis Jr. EE, Chikhi L, Colquhoun IC, Tinsman J, Dolch R, LaFleur M, Nash S, Patel E, Randrianambinina B, Rasolofoharivelo T, Wright PC. (2014). Averting lemur extinctions amid Madagascar’s political crisis. Science 343(6173): 842-843. DOI: 10.1126/science.1245783


Schwitzer C, Chikhi L, Donati G, Irwin M, Johnson SE, Mittermeier RA, Peacock H, Ratsimbazafy J, Razafindramanana J, Louis Jr. EE, Colquhoun IC, Tinsman J, Dolch R, Lafleur M, Nash S, Patel E, Randrianambinina B, Rasolofoharivelo T, Wright PC. (2014). Protecting lemurs: response. Science 344(6182): 358-360. DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6182.358-c


Eppley TM, Suchak M, Crick J*, de Waal FBM. (2013). Perseverance and food sharing among closely affiliated female chimpanzees. Primates 54: 319-324. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-013-0374-2


Crick J*, Suchak M, Eppley TM, Campbell MW, de Waal FBM. (2013). The roles of food quality and sex in chimpanzee sharing behavior (Pan troglodytes). Behaviour 150: 1203-1224. DOI: 10.1163/1568539X-00003087

*Publications under my former name.


Popular Media

Guest on The Vets Unleashed Podcast. Episode: "Animal Trafficking and the Tiger King."

Interview with the Lemur Conservation Network. "On the Ground in Madagascar with Jen Tinsman."

Tinsman J. (2015). "Who killed the giant lemurs? A murder mystery with applications for conservation efforts in Madagascar." New York Consortium on Evolutionary Primatology Blog Post.