Anne-Marie Hodge is currently working on her doctoral degree at the University of Wyoming. She graduated from Auburn University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology, including a concentration in Conservation/Biodiversity and a minor in Anthropology. During her years at Auburn, Anne-Marie was a founding member of Alabama's first chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology. She completed a Master of Science in Biology at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in 2012, and has participated in field research expeditions in the southwestern U.S., Mexico, Belize, Ecuador, and Kenya. When she is not chasing baboons at the equator, Anne-Marie blogs at Endless Forms on the Nature Network and is a frequent contributor to Ecology.com.