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My research uses cutting edge genetic and genomic methods to pinpoint the shared environmental factors affecting polyspecific primate community health. I currently address this problem through postdoctoral research in collaboration with Dr. Christopher Schmitt of the Departments of Anthropology and Biology and the Sensory Morphology and Genomic Anthropology Lab at Boston University. For my Ph.D. at Indiana University I studied savanna chimpanzees in Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda. For more information on these and other projects, see “Interests” above.



Find me at the following meetings in 2018

  • April 2018 in Austin, Texas - American Association of Physical Anthropologists

  • August 2018 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Primate Ecology and Genetics Group (The South African Primatology Association)

  • August 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya - International Primatological Society

  • October 2018 in Bloomington, Indiana - Midwest Primate Interest Group

Invited Lectures in 2018

  • September 20 - Yale University, Department of Anthropology

  • October 4 - Boston University, Department of Anthropology

*pending date announcement