Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology
Krista Milich is a primate behavioral ecologist and socioendocrinologist with a particular interest in reproductive physiology and sexual selection.
She received her Ph.D. In Anthropology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Alex is a graduate student interested in primate health with a focus on socioendocrinology and immunity.
She received her Master’s in Primate Behavior and Ecology at Central Washington University.
Amy is a current rising senior studying Biochemistry and Global Health & Environment. Following graduation, she is interested in pursuing a career in infectious diseases and international health.
Lev is a junior majoring in Anthropology with minors in Biology and Spanish. He is especially interested in nonhuman primate conservation and reproductive strategies and hopes to pursue an advanced degree in biological anthropology.
Nick is a junior studying Anthropology and Psychology. He is interested in global health and plans to pursue a career in medicine.
Alana is a rising senior majoring in Physics with minors in Psychology and Anthropology. She intends to go to medical school after college.
Rafael is a junior majoring in Global Health and Environment and Healthcare Management. He is interested in public health and microbiome research and plans on attending medical school after college.
Naomi is a rising sophomore with plans to major in Cognitive Neuroscience and minor in Anthropology. She is particularly interested in the cognitive similarities between humans and non-human primates and the conservation of endangered primate species.
Visiting Researcher Fall 2019
Laura is a PhD candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. Her doctoral dissertation investigates female reproductive strategies in wild woolly monkeys from the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador, using a combination of behavioral, genetic, and endocrinological methods.
Laura is currently a visiting researcher in the Reproductive Ecology and Behavioral Endocrinology Lab at Washington University, where she is conducting endocrinological analyses to identify hormonal correlates of spider and woolly monkey cooperative behaviors.
Kayce is a recent graduate who majored in International & Area Studies with a minor in Anthropology. She is passionate about working with communities and will be joining The Peanut Butter Project’s team in Sierra Leone beginning this fall.