Hello and Welcome!

MPIG is a professional association founded in 2004 for primatologists practicing in the midwestern United States. Our ranks include professors, students, zoo professionals, conservation practitioners, and more. Our annual meetings occur in the fall and you would be most welcome to join us!

Currently our leadership consists of:

President: Dr. Katherine Amato, Northwestern University

Vice-President: Dr. Mitchell Irwin, Northern Illinois University

Treasurer: Dr. Kelly Lane-DeGraaf, Fontbonne University

Communications Director: Michelle Benavidez, Indiana University – Bloomington

Education Officer: Dr. Tim Bransford, Eckerd College

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