​​​​​​​Doctoral Student
Department of Anthropology| School of Biomedical Sciences
Kent State University
​Emilee Hart obtained her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Oklahoma State University and her master’s degree in Anthropology at Louisiana State University. Prior to her work in the Takeshita Lab, Emilee worked for the breeding colony at the Tulane National Primate Research Center assisting with health assessments of rhesus macaques and colony management. Emilee’s research focuses on maternal investment, stress, and fitness during the lactation period of nonhuman primates through behavioral and endocrinological factors such as glucocorticoids and thyroid hormones. In addition to her research on behavioral endocrinology, Emilee’s other research includes macaque fertility rates and patterns.
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