Major Advisor: Robert Montgomery
Biography: Claire received her bachelor's degree in biology from Amherst College in 2014, and her MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management from the University of Oxford in 2015. For her master's dissertation, she studied human-wolf conflict in her home state of Washington. After completing her master's degree, Claire spent two years working as a technician on a range of wildlife research projects including studies on maternal behaviors of red tree squirrels, the indirect effects of wolves on free-ranging cattle, and the energetics and behavior of Canada lynx in the Yukon Territory. In her PhD work at MSU, Claire studies the environmental drivers of spatial patterns of human-carnivore conflict in East Africa.
Affiliated Page: RECaP Laboratory