Emily Gasser awarded EAPSI Fellowship AND NSF Dissertation Grant

Emily Gasser has been awarded a Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the NSF and a East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes fellowship from the NSF and the Royal Society of New Zealand. She will spend two months in the summer of 2012 conducting phylogenetic research with Prof. Russell Gray at the University of Auckland, followed by a semester of fieldwork in West Papua, Indonesia.