Alicia M. Rich, Experts Bureau, Assistant Professor of Biology & Earth Science

Alicia Rich

Alicia M. Rich, Ph. D., is a molecular primatologist and an assistant professor in the Zoo and Conservation Science program. Rich directs the lab for Primates in Anthropogenic Landscapes. Her lab research analyzes genetic samples collected from captive and wild primates all over the world. She focuses on a variety of wild primates and other mammals, including chimpanzees, pottos, and African golden cats. Using motion-activated cameras, Rich and her students can observe animals year-round remotely.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Primatology
  • Human-Wildlife Interaction
  • Microbiomes
  • Conservation/Reproductive Physiology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Gene Expression
  • Endocrine Disruption
  • Remote Monitoring

Contact Jenny Hill to arrange an interview: jhill@otterbein.edu, 614-370-3221.