Selected Publications (students italicized) | see CV for complete list


Dore, K.M., Riley, E.P. & A. Fuentes, Editors (2017) Ethnoprimatology: A Practical Guide to Research on the Human-Nonhuman Primate Interface. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Fuentes, A. (Editor-in-chief), M. Bezanson, C.J. Campbell, S. Elton, A. Estrada, A. Di Fiore, L. Jones-Engel, J. E. Loudon, K.C. MacKinnon, K. A. I. Nekaris, E.P. Riley, S. R. Ross, C.M. Sanz, R. W. Sussman, B.Thierry, Associate Editors (2017) International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.


Journal articles

Zak, A.A. and E.P. Riley (2016) Comparing the use of camera traps and farmer reports to study crop feeding behavior of moor macaques (Macaca maura). International Journal of Primatology 38(2): 224-242.

Riley, E.P.
and T.W. Wade (2016) Adapting to Florida’s riverine woodlands: The population status and feeding ecology of the Silver River rhesus macaques and their interface with humans. Primates 57(2): 195-210.


Riley, E.P. and A.A. Zak. (2015) The conservation impact of the American Society of Primatologists’ Conservation Small Grant program. Primate Conservation 29: 1-7.


Peterson, J.V., Riley, E.P., and Ngakan, P.O. (2015) Macaques and the ritual production of sacrednesss among Balinese transmigrants in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. American Anthropologist 117: 71-85.


Ellwanger, A., Riley, E.P., Niu, K. and C.L. Tan. (2015) Local peoples’ knowledge and attitudes matter for the future conservation of the endangered Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi) in Fanjinshan National Nature Reserve, China. International Journal of Primatology 36: 33-54.


Riley, E.P., Sagnotti, C., Ngakan, P.O., Carosi, M. (2014) Socially tolerant relationships among wild male moor macaques (Macaca maura). Behaviour 151(7): 1021-1044.


Malone, N., Fuentes, A., Riley, E.P., Remis, M., Wade, A. (2014) Ethnoprimatology: Critical interdisciplinarity in multispecies approaches in anthropology. Critique of Anthropology 34: 8-29.


Riley, E.P. (2013) Contemporary primatology in anthropology: Beyond the epistemological abyss.  American Anthropologist 115(3): 411- 422.


Riley, E.P., B. Tolbert, and W. Farida. (2013) Nutritional content explains the attractiveness of cacao to crop raiding Tonkean macaques. Current Zoology 59 (2): 160-169.


Riley, E.P. and A. Ellwanger. (2013) Methods in ethnoprimatology: Exploring the human nonhuman primate interface. In: Sterling EJ, Bynum N, Blair ME. Editors. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. pp.128-150.


Riley, E.P. and A. Fuentes. (2011) Conserving social-ecological systems in Indonesia: Human-nonhuman primate interconnections in Bali and Sulawesi. American Journal of Primatology 73: 62-74.


Riley, E.P. (2010) The endemic seven: Four decades of research on the Sulawesi macaques. Evolutionary Anthropology 19(1): 22-36.


Riley, E.P. and N.E.C. Priston. (2010) Macaques in farms and folklore: Exploring the human-nonhuman primate interface in Sulawesi, Indonesia. American Journal of Primatology 72: 848-854.


MacKinnon, K.C. and E.P. Riley. (2010) Field primatology of today: Current ethical issues. American Journal of Primatology 72: 749-753.


Riley, E.P. (2010) The importance of human-macaque folklore for conservation in Lore Lindu National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Oryx 44(2): 235-240.


Riley, E.P. (2008) Ranging patterns and habitat use of Sulawesi Tonkean macaques (Macaca tonkeana) in a human-modified habitat. American Journal of Primatology 70(7): 670-679.


Riley, E.P. (2007) The human-macaque interface: Conservation implications of current and future overlap and conflict in Lore Lindu National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia. American Anthropologist 109(3): 473-484.


Riley, E.P. (2007) Flexibility in the diet and activity patterns of Macaca tonkeana in response to anthropogenic habitat alteration. International Journal of Primatology 28(1): 107-133.


Riley, E.P., B. Suryobroto, and D. Maestripieri. (2007) Distribution of Macaca ochreata and identification of mixed ochreata-tonkeana groups in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Primate Conservation 22: 129-133.


Riley, E.P. (2006) Ethnoprimatology: Toward reconciliation between biological and cultural anthropology. Ecological and Environmental Anthropology 2(2): 75-86.


Riley, E.P. (2005) The loud call of the Sulawesi Tonkean macaque, Macaca tonkeana. Tropical Biodiversity 8(3): 199-209.