Meg is studying adult female behavior, ecology, and factors associated with variation in female reproductive success in the Shark Bay population. She earned her B.S. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan in 2010. Before joining the Mann lab in 2011, she was a field assistant studying the behavioral ecology of the spotted hyena in Kenya under Dr. Kay Holekamp. She successfully defended her dissertation on "Social Factors Affecting Female Behavior, Ecology, and Fitness in Wild Bottlenose Dolphins" in December 2016.