- Ph.D., Animal Behavior, University of California - Davis, 2007
M.S., zoology, University of Maryland – College Park, 1996
B.A., Biology, University of Chicago, 1988
I am interested in the intersect between
conservation of endangered species in captivity and animal
welfare. I would like to generate hypotheses based upon
the behavioral ecology of the species to examine the impact
that long-term captive housing may have on wild individuals.