Irene's research involves hominid and cercopithecid sympatry, behavioral evolution, and stable istope reconstruction of diets. Irene hails from the University of Wisconsin - Madison where she received a BA.
Ellis has research interests in the paleoecological context for hominin evolution, evolution of African mammal communities (especially priomates and rodents), biogeography, and Plio-Pleistocene climate change. Ellis's undergraduate degree came from New York University (BA).
Maryse has research interests in African paleoecology. She has attended the Koobi Fora Field School as a student and an instructor, and has had an internship at the Smithsonian Institution. Her BA is from John Stockton University, New Jersey.