DR. JESSICA WARD (PrincIPAL INVESTIGATOR)
Jessica completed a PhD in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Toronto, and postdoctoral work at Tulane University and the University of Minnesota. Her research interests lie at the nexus of behavior, evolution, and development but she is easily distracted by shiny new research ideas. She joined the faculty at Ball State University in 2017 and has enjoyed every minute of it.
Brooke completed a BSc at Queens University of Charlotte and an MSc at North Dakota State University. She is currently a PhD candidate studying embryonic social learning in aquatic vertebrates.
Grace completed a BSc at Purdue University. She is currently an MSc student studying the independent and synergistic effects of microplastics and endocrine-disrupting chemicals on reproductive behavior and mating decisions in fish.