Caitlyn Finton is a graduate student in the Psychology Department at Cornell University. She is interested in how neurobiology and behavior are interconnected, particularly for social behaviors. Her current research investigates how memory and memory structures are linked to mating tactics in the socially monogamous prairie vole. Before graduate school, Caitlyn received a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Animal Behavior from Indiana University.
Caitlyn is passionate about science communication and science outreach. She loves teaching and interacting with students of all ages, both in a school setting and out in the real world.
When not doing research, Caitlyn enjoys reading fantasy books and playing board games with her friends. She also participates in a variety of physical activities, including curling, weightlifting, and running.