Undergraduate Education: Texas A&M University - B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

Graduate Education: M. A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology - Emphasis: Comparative Psychology

Masters Thesis: The ontogeny of social play partners in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) calves Doctorate Thesis: An investigation of the use of touch in the social interactions of a group of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)

Research Interests: Research interests include comparative cognition and behavior, including animal emotions and welfare. More specifically, I am interested in dolphin and elephant cognition and behavior as well as applying research on comparative cognition to conservation and education purposes.

Past positions: Instructor at the University of Southern Mississippi and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Stephen F. Austin State University Current position: Assistant Professor of Psychology at the College of the Bahamas

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