Research Interests

Causes and consequences of social behavior, including:

Impact of social bonds on life history trajectories and fitness

​Physiological correlates of social behavior

Social plasticity

Kin discrimination and investment

Applications of basic research in education and conservation

Education​

2014 PhD, Biological Anthropology, University of California-Los Angeles

2010 MA, Biological Anthropology, University of California-Los Angeles

2001 BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Academic Appointments

2017-Present Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University

2015-2016 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute for Mind and Biology, University of Chicago

2014-2015 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Davee Center for Epidemiology and Endocrinology

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles