Mackenzie Hepker


Program: Human Paleobiology PhD

Year of Entry: Fall 2019

Advisor: Chet Sherwood

Current Research

The evolution of social cognition and behavior and corresponding neural substrates, including ecological contexts that select for dynamic social processes; comparative neuroanatomy; gene expression of functionally distinct neuronal regions across primates and other species.


B.S. (Biology, Neuroscience Emphasis), 2014, University of Puget Sound


2012 & 2013 Research Scholar in Science and Mathematics, University of Puget Sound Science & Mathematics Department