Animal Science PhD student, Adcock lab
Jocelyn will be joining the Adcock lab in winter of 2021. She will be conducting research on how early life stress such as artificial rearing and tail-docking impact social network development and welfare in sheep.
Jocelyn is from the west suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and earned her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Biology at DePaul University. After graduating, she completed two internships at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Most recently, she was a research assistant at the Brookfield Zoo. In this position, she investigated various aspects of zoo-housed species’ welfare such as how visitors impact primate behavior, the influence of giraffe social housing on stereotypic behavior, how preference assessments can be used as a tool to evaluate environmental enrichment, among many other studies.
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