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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Averill Cantwell
Laboratory Coordinator
E-mail: acantwell@email.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-2646
Office: 313A3

Averill is interested in using comparative approaches to investigate the evolution of cognition. She graduated from Harvard University in 2013 with a BA in government and a minor in neurobiology....
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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 is interested in the evolution of cognition, how selective pressures shape cognition differently across species, and how humans may have evolved unique cognitive capacities. He graduated...
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