I welcome the opportunity to work with undergraduates who are interested in gaining experience doing original research. Students interested in the ecology of infectious diseases, in patterns of geographic spread of infectious diseases, in applying mathematical and computer simulations to practical problems in human populations, or in studies of the demography of human groups are especially encouraged to contact me.
Scholars Program, the Arts
& Science Undergraduate Research Mentors Program and the
Sciences Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program provide
support for undergraduates to get involved with faculty research.
of Anthropology offers Research Skills in Anthropology (Anthropology
2950) and Honors
Research in Anthropology (Anthropology 4950GH ) courses
for which students do research with a faculty member and receive
Potential graduate students are welcome to contact me about any of the projects described in my research interests. In addition, the University of Missouri has a Life Sciences Fellowship Program that provides substantial support for top incoming graduate students with adequate preparation in the biological sciences. Please contact me if you would like more information on this program.