Leanne Phelps

1239701_10151983686837151_177180016_nLeanne Phelps is a human ecologist, specializing in human-animal interactions and associated land use.  She is currently a doctoral student at University of Lausanne in Switzerland, where she is focusing on pastoralist systems and land use throughout the Holocene (11,600 BP to AD 1500).


  • Currently working towards her PhD – University of Lausanne
  • MSc in Anthropology, Environment & Development (2014) – University College London
  • BA in Anthropology; Screen Arts & Cultures¬†(2011) – University of Michigan
    (including UCLA, Charles University, Goethe Institute, CSUMB)
  • Varied professional & field experience in palaeontology, ecology, archaeology, conservation & development