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Columbia College Chicago
Michelle L. Rafacz, Ph.D.

Michelle L. Rafacz, Ph.D.


B.A., Biological Sciences, Knox College
M.S., Biological Sciences, Loyola University Chicago
Ph.D., Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago


Professional interests:
1. Evolution of animal behavior (specifically primates and birds)

2. Interaction between environment, hormones, and behavior (specifically urban wildlife
3. Animal learning and memory

4. Environmental enrichment for zoo-housed animals
Personal interests:
1. Film and music, travel and trying new foods
2. Bird-watching, nature walks
3. Baking, candy-making, cooking

4. Boxing and martial arts (Kuk Sool Won)

Office Location 623 S. Wabash, 500-E
Office Phone 312-369-8505
Mail Address Michelle L. Rafacz
Department of Science and Mathematics
Columbia College of Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
Email mrafacz@colum.edu
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