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STEM Ambassadors

The STEM Ambassador Program began in 2016 as a training program for a small cohort of University of Utah scientists. Since then, we have grown to work with over 170 graduate students, post-docs, faculty, staff, and undergraduate students. Scroll down to learn about the scientists who have participated. Contact us if you would like to reach out to a STEM Ambassador.

Note that many Ambassador bios were uploaded when the Ambassador joined the program and may not be current.

Amanda Cooper

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Amanda Cooper works in Dr. David Carrier’s lab at the University of Utah where she studies evolutionary morphology. Amanda’s focus is centered on functional morphology and the complex anatomy of vertebrates. She is interested in the evolutionary origins of dominance and aggression.