Kelly Chimpen Mac Leod

Kelly Chimpen Mac Leod

Kelly Chimpen Mac Leod

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Wildlife conservation and management, animal behavior, animal physiology

Kelly is a Master's student at George Mason University in the Environmental Science and Policy department. Her interests include animals behavior, ecology, conservation and physiology. She has previously studied foraging behavior in monkeys in the Peruvian Amazon and coral reef ecology in Bermuda. Her passion for wildlife conservation is what drives her to work on endangered species. She is part of the American Institute of Rhinoceros Sciences (AIRS) project which focuses on rhino's wellbeing in captivity. 

Current Research

Temperament and activity budgets in captive populations of black rhinoceros. 


B.S. Biology, Towson University