Sam Williams


My research focuses on the conservation and behavioural ecology of carnivores and primates in southern Africa. I am based in the the Soutpansberg Mountains in South Africa, where I work on the Primate and Predator Project. My PhD investigated the impact of land reform on the conservation large carnivores and human-wildlife conflict in Zimbabwe.

Conservation Biology Ecology Zoology

Institution affiliations

Work details

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Venda
January 2017
Department of Zoology
I study the conservation ecology and ecosystem services of carnivores

Honorary Research Fellow

Durham Univeristy
July 2012
Department of Anthropology

Research Coordinator

Primate and Predator Project
June 2011 - June 2016