Margaret started the PhD program in biological anthropology in 2017 working with Dr. Katharine Jack. She holds an M.A. in Anthropology from Tulane (2019) and Northern Illinois University (2016) and a B.A. in Anthropology from Saint Louis University (2014). She advanced to candidacy in Fall 2019. With a focus in primatology, her interests include studies of sexual selection and mate choice, inter-sexual interaction, and the evolution of primate social organization. She collected data for her dissertation in 2020, focusing on the role of non-breeding subordinate males in multimale social groups. As she is finishing her dissertation, Margaret is also the Breeding Colony Program Manager at the Tulane National Primate Research Center.