Sarah Phillips-Garcia

PhD Program

Photo: Sarah Phillips-Garcia

Evolutionary Anthropology

Dr. Melissa Emery Thompson
Curriculum vitae

Prior Degrees/Institutions:
BS, Zoology, Eastern Illinois University (2000)
MS, Biology, Eastern Illinois University (2002)
MA, Evolutionary Anthropology, University of New Mexico (2011)

Research Interest/s:

I study tradeoffs between reproduction and immune function in wild, female chimpanzees from Kibale National Park, Uganda. I am primarily interested in how investment  in gestation and lactation impact the long-term health and survival of females.