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Angela Achorn

Angela Achorn
Areas of Speciality
  • Ph.D. Biological Anthropology
Sharon Gursky
First Year In the Program


Angie graduated from Rhode Island College in 2016 with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Environmental Studies. Previously, she has studied cultural perceptions of primates as pets, trash-raiding behaviors by white-faced capuchins, and intestinal parasite infections in three lemur species. She earned her MA at Texas A&M in 2018, and is now pursuing her PhD under the advisement of Dr. Sharon Gursky. Her dissertation research focuses on coloration, mating behaviors, parasite infections, and hormones in Sulawesi crested macaques.