Hannah BleeckerResearch Technician
Hannah is a Research Technician in the Ross lab. After graduating from UChicago with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (concentration in Ecology & Evolution), she spent the next several years working as a zookeeper in facilities around the country, obtaining her master’s degree as a Fulbright Scholar at the Royal Veterinary College in London, and training animal care technicians at the University of Washington. She has also headed a spectrophotometry project with museum specimens, as well as an animal behavior project with endangered crows. Now, she is excited to be working to expand our knowledge of the evolution of feeding biomechanics in mammals. She is particularly interested in delivering high-quality research while maintaining excellence in animal welfare.