Graduate Students

Amanda Rossillo

Amanda Rossillo

Student

amanda.rossillo@duke.edu

Amanda is a second year student with Steve Churchill. She studies Middle Pleistocene hominin morphology, taxonomy, and systematics, with special interest in H. heidelbergensis (sensu lato) postcranial variability.

Hannah Salomons

Hannah Salomons

Student

Office Hours: Thursdays, 12-1pm 

hannah.salomons@duke.edu

Graduate student in the Hare Lab

Academic Interests:
- Social cognition - especially interested in cooperative behavior and social learning 
- Conservation psychology and education 
- Animal welfare in behavioral/cognitive research settings 

Tauras Vilgalys

Tauras Vilgalys

Student

tauras.vilgalys@duke.edu

A fifth year student with Jenny Tung, Tauras is interested in the origins and consequences of gene regulatory variation in primates. His dissertation research focuses on the evolution of DNA methylation among Papio baboons, using comparisons between species and leveraging naturally...

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Wen Zhou

Wen Zhou

Student

wen.zhou@duke.edu

Wen Zhou is a third-year student with Dr. Brian Hare. She works on the evolution of humans' group identity and origins of dehumanization.