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Smitten by Giraffe: My Life as a Citizen Scientist Hardcover – Oct 4 2016

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (Oct. 4 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773547991
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773547995
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 499 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #127,390 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“A delightful book in many ways, Smitten by Giraffe provides some much-needed, even rare, insights into the challenges of being a field scientist, and especially a female one. Readers will find this book rewarding, entertaining, and informative.” Holly Dressel, co-author of Good News for a Change


"In this plainspoken memoir, Canadian zoologist chronicles her unusual life as a “citizen scientist” and the deeply ingrained sexism she experienced in academia. Rather than quietly giving up, Dagg chose to advocate for other women in academia and contin


“Smitten by Giraffe is very readable, even for those who don’t gravitate towards books about science. It can feel disjointed, jumping as it does from Dagg’s research to her feminist activism and back again, but it is a memoir, after all: life doesn’t move


"This compelling memoir brings research to life, reminding us that there is no research without a researcher. Dagg’s is a quintessentially Canadian story of survival despite the odds." Herizons


"The love and study of giraffes may not seem like a natural segue into confronting sexism in academia, but for Dagg it is just that. Engaging anecdotes of her time in the wilds of Africa studying giraffes make for an interesting juxtaposition of her life

About the Author

Anne Innis Dagg is senior academic advisor in the Independent Studies Program at the University of Waterloo.


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