Overlooking the Ivohibory 'Lost Forest' in southeastern Madagascar

Dr. Steig Eric Johnson, PhD

Pronouns: he/him/his


Associate Dean (Research and Infrastructure)

Faculty of Arts , Dean's Office

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6070


Office: Earth Sciences848


Educational Background

B.A. Anthropology, Univ. of Calif. - Berkeley, 1990

Doctor of Philosophy Anthropology, University of Texas, 2002

M.A. Anthropology, University of Texas, 1995


Areas of Research

Conservation biology, biogeography, and behavioural ecology of Malagasy primates, Community ecology and functional diversity in tropical rain forests, Hybrid zones and speciation

Participation in university strategic initiatives


  • Peak Scholar, The University of Calgary. 2015
  • Nomination for Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award, 2005
  • GREAT Supervisor Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary. 2019