People

Staff

Dr. Evan MacLean
Director, Arizona Canine Cognition Center (ACCC)
E-mail: evanmaclean@email.arizona.edu
Office: 313A2

Dr. Evan MacLean is a biological anthropologist and comparative psychologist with interests in cognitive evolution and the study of animal minds. He received his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2012...
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Dr. Emily Bray
Postdoctoral Scholar
E-mail: ebray@email.arizona.edu

Emily is interested in how early developmental, behavioral, and cognitive factors impact later life outcomes. As an undergraduate at Duke, she participated in research at the Duke Canine Cognition...
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Molly Byrne
Laboratory Coordinator
E-mail: mmbyrne@email.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-2646
Office: 313A3

Molly is interested in comparative cognition and how our close relationship with dogs has allowed us to see remarkable social cognition across species. She graduated from Wesleyan University in...
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Paige Smith
Project Coordinator
E-mail: paigegsmith@email.arizona.edu

Paige's work researching...
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Gianna Ossello
Project Coordinator
E-mail: gossello@email.arizona.edu

Gianna's childhood passion for animal behavior led her to Duke Univesity to...
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Students

Gitanjali "Gita" Gnanadesikan
PhD Student
E-mail: gitag@email.arizona.edu
Office: 313A3

Gita is interested in cognitive evolution and social behavior, especially in domesticated species. She studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, where her senior thesis...
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Daniel Horschler
PhD Student
E-mail: horschler@email.arizona.edu
Office: 313A3

Daniel's research interests center on brain and cognitive evolution, particularly how selective pressures shape cognition and neuroanatomy differently within and across species as well as if and...
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