Current Research Interests
My primary research focuses on the locomotion of primates, and the evolution of derived traits for movement in an arboreal setting. I collect biomechanical data from strepsirrhines housed at the Duke Lemur Center in order to understand how adaptations like nails and grasping feet impact how primates navigate through trees compared to non-primate mammals, which often rely on claws and adaptations like rotating feet.
Current Appointments & Affiliations
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