|Occupation||Researcher, scientist, writer|
Priya Davidar is an Indian researcher, scholar and an author. Currently she is working as a professor at the Pondicherry University and conducts ecological research in different regions of India. She has authored few books, including Whispers from the Wild, co-authored with E.R.C Davidar and published by Penguin India books. She is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is actively involved with the conservation of forests and wildlife.
Priya's father is a conservationist E.R.C. Davidar and brother Mark Davidar is one of the founder OF the Sigur Nature Trust (SNT), in Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, India which is a 30 acre wildlife reserve.
She completed her B.Sc. in 1973 from Madras University and then moved on to get an M.Sc. in 1975 from the same university. In 1979 she was awarded a Ph.D. from Bombay University and later moved on to acquire a S.M. from Harvard University in 1985.
In 2009 she was the President of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.
- Whispers from the Wild
- The Soul of the Rhino
- "Dr Priya Davidar biography". Pondicherry University.
- "Dr. Priya Davidar". ECOS. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
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