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Full CV.

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Candidate Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
M.A. Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
B.S. Primate Behavior and Ecology, magna cum laude. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.
B.S. Biology (specialization Ecology), magna cum laude. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.

GRANTS, HONORS, and AWARDS
Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation
General Research Grant, Leakey Foundation
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant,Wenner-Gren Foundation
National Geographic Society/Waitt Grant Fund
Idea Wild Aid for Equipment
Department of Anthropology Summer Research Grant, University of Texas at Austin
Exploration Fund Grant, Explorer's Club
James F. Nacey Fellowship, Nacey Maggioncalda Foundation

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Milton K, Nolin DA, Ellis K, Lozier J, Sandel B, Lacey E. 2016. Genetic, spatial, and social relationships among adults in a group of howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) from Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Primates 57 (2):253-265.

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS with PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS
Abondano LA, Ellis K , and Di Fiore A. Male-infant relationships in wild woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha poeppigii). American Journal of Physical Anthropology (accepted).
Ellis K, Link A, Di Fiore A. Reproductive seasonality in two sympatric primates (Ateles belzebuth and Lagothrix poeppigii) from Amazonian Ecuador. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159 (S62):138-139.
Ellis K, Pain E, Schmitt CA, Di Fiore A. 2014. Ranging and association patterns of woolly monkeys (Lagothrix poeppigii) in lowland Ecuador. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153 (S58): 113.
Ellis K. 2013. Are primate folivores ecologically constrained? A comparative analysis of behavioral indicators of within-group feeding competition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):119.
Ellis K, Hopkins ME. 2012. Glottal pop vocalizations facilitate and direct group movements in mantled howler monkeys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147 (S54):139-140.
Ellis K. 2011. Are we there yet? Re-analyzing relative ranging costs in folivorous primates. American Journal of Primatology 73 (S1):88.
Milton K, Ellis K, Lozier JD, Lacey EA. 2009. Social behavior, spatial associations and kinship in a howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) group on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. American Journal of Primatology 71 (S1):104.