About

I'm a primatologist and artist from Texas and am currently a BioAnthropology PhD candidate at Indiana University - Bloomington in the PEEL lab and the Co-director of the Himalayan Langur Project

2020: M.Sc Primate Behavior & Ecology, Central Washington University

2017: BA Anthropology Honors, The University of Texas at Austin 

Research

Infant Alouatta palliata - La Suerte, Costa Rica

Disciplines: Primatology, Biological Anthropology, Conservation, Ethnography, Visual Anthropology, Studio Art 

Perspectives: Ethnoprimatology, Bioethics, Community Based Conservation

Previous work: Belize & Costa Rica - Alouatta sp.; South Africa - Papio ursinus; Chimp Sanctuary NW; Thailand - Macaca fascicularis; Bhutan - Macaca mulatta & Semnopithecus schistaceus; India - Semnopithecus schistaceus 

I aim to investigate how alloprimates interact and survive in anthropogenic landscapes with a specific interest in mothers, infants, and juveniles. I use genetic, physiological, behavioral, ethnographic, and community-based research methods to investigate alloprimate life, as well as create holistic community relationships and conservation plans through education and art. 

Infant Macaca fascicularis - Phana, Thailand 

Teaching

Infant Semnopithecus schistaceus - Mandal, India

Indiana University 

Central Washington University 

Infant Semnopithecus schistaceus - Mandal, India

Publications & Documents

Theses

MSc: “Group differences in mother-infant Macaca fascicularis behavior, parasite load, and body condition within an anthropogenically altered forest”

BA Honors: “The gut microbiome analysis of three genera of new world monkeys” 

Curriculum vitae

Art & Photography

Infant Semnopithecus schistaceus - Mandal, India
Juvenile Macaca fascicularis - Phana, Thailand 
Infant Semnopithecus schistaceus - Mandal, India
Infant Macaca fascicularis - Phana, Thailand