Alex is an incoming M.Sc Primate Behavior and Ecology graduate student at Central Washington University. She is currently working with Field Projects International as a Research Assistant Leader on their mark-and-recapture study with emperor and saddleback tamarins. She is a Rhode Island native whose love for animals has taken her around the world. In addition to working with primates in the Peruvian Amazon, she has worked with elephants in Laos and Thailand, and spent time working in a veterinary clinic in Australia.