IMG_3380Dr. Michelle Rodrigues
Visiting Assistant Professor
Biological Anthropology

Office: Anthropology Building


Michelle received her B.S. in Ecology, Ethology, Evolution and Psychology from the University of Illinois before receiving her M.A. in Anthropology from Iowa State University. The following Fall semester, Michelle received a Graduate Enrichment Fellowship for her first year at The Ohio State University. Michelle then worked as a Graduate Teaching Associate for two years, followed by 15 months conducting field research in Costa Rica with funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation and American Philosophical Society. With the support of a Social and Behavioral Sciences Fellowship, Michelle completed her dissertation,Stress and sociality in a Patrilocal primate: Do female monkeys tend-and-befriend? and received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Ohio State. Michelle has conducted research in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua and Cameroon, among other places, and has taught courses in biological anthropology and archaeology, primate behavior, world prehistory and physical/biological anthropology.
Department of Anthropology
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
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