Gene Estrada

Phd student in anthropology, university of michigan



Mexican-American, Chicanx, first-generation college student, second-generation immigrant

Research interests

Primate behavioral ecology, tropical biology, primate and tropical forest conservation, primate dietary ecology, primate spatial ecology, spatial data analysis and geographic information systems (GIS)


B.A. in Psychology and Biology, cum laude, and minor in sociology, from Portland State University

Other interests

Snowboarding, photography and cinematography, nature studies reading & writing. 

Areas of mentorship for Students

All the steps to applying to graduate school
Preparing documents for grad school applications
Preparing for the GRE
Writing a personal statement
Navigating the first few years of grad school
Time/work management & work/life balance in early grad career
Finding and applying to small grants
How to write a review paper
Effective techniques for finding academic papers and extracting important information from them.
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