Emily Dura

Senior Laboratory Assistant

Emily started with the McCowan Lab by observing and recording the social behaviors of rhesus macaques within a large group enclosure at the CNPRC. She has served as field manager for our project on coupled human-macaque system in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and currently serves the role of senior data collector for all of our current projects as well as a data manager and analyst. Emily received her BS in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution from Cornell University. She received her MS in Primate Behavior from Central Washington University. Emily previously conducted behavioral research in Peninsular Malaysia studying wild pigtail macaque mother-infant interactions. (In the picture, she is showing off a millipede).