The FPI Team

Meet Our People

 

We are a collection of researchers and educators with a passion for wildlife biology, tropical ecology, and conservation. 

The Board

Gideon Erkenswick

Ph.D in Biology, Co-founder of FPI and Senior Research Scientist

Research interests:
Disease ecology, genetics, primate communities

Anjali Malik

M.B.A Strategic Management, Product Partnerships for YouTube at Google

Interests:
Science education, market research, the outdoors

Mrinalini Watsa

Ph.D in Biological Anthropology, Co-founder and Senior Research Scientist

Research interests:
Reproductive biology of primates, infant development

Shreya Kothaneth

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Ergonomics, Senior UX Researcher at Google

Interests:
Science education, technology, wildlife, wildlife rescue

Timothy E. Paine

B.S. in Biology, Herpetologist, San Francisco Bay Area Law Enforcement

Interests: Reptile and amphibian form and function, ecology, conservation, wildlife education

Patrick Osborne

Ph.D. in Biology, Professor of Ecology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Research Interests:
Aquatic ecology, conservation, population biology

Our Team

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Efstathia Robakis

Associate Research Scientist

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Rachel Voyt

Associate Research Scientist

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Matt DeVries

Visiting Research Scientist

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Madeline McNelis

Field Program Leader

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Benjamin Lybarger

Education/Outreach Coordinator

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Samantha López Clinton

Associate Research Scientist

Claudia Rohr

Claudia Rohr

Field Program Leader

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Alexandra Sacco

Associate Research Scientist

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Alice Poirier

Associate Research Scientist

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Gustav Steinhardt

Associate Research Scientist

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Jen Stabile

Collaborator and Course Instructor

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Rebecca Chen

Field Program Leader and Collaborator

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KC Hill

Veterinary Scientist

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Frances Humes

Field Program Manager

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Ishaan Raghunandan

Conservation Technology Engineer

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Krista Banda

Visiting Research Scientist

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Daniel Nienhuis

Field Program Leader and Collaborator

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Gene Estrada

Field Program Leader and Collaborator

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Ryan Peters

Media Science Communicator

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