Mary E. Blair is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC). She is also the coordinator for the CBC's Enhancing Diversity in Conservation Science Initiative. Her research interests include the ecology, evolution, behavior, and conservation biology of primates and other mammals. Her current research integrates molecular techniques with geographic information systems (GIS) modeling to understand the behavioral, ecological, and evolutionary responses of animals to environmental change. Mary received her Ph.D. in Evolutionary Primatology from Columbia University. She was an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Writing Fellow and received her B.A. in Biology and Anthropology from Swarthmore College.