Cathleen is a PhD student in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior. Her research interests include human-wildlife conflict and effects of disturbance on primate physiology and behavior. Prior to joining PEEL, Cathleen graduated with a BS in Animal Behavior from the University of New England, then worked as a Wildlife Endocrinology Intern at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. She hopes to continue using techniques in endocrinology and behavior to contribute to conservation of endangered species across the globe.