Lauren Pharr

Graduate Research Asst

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Lauren Pharr is a graduate student in the Cooper Lab pursuing her masters in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology. Her research involves using preliminary data from the Citizen Science project Neighborhood Nestwatch in order to analyze the effects of urban noise and light pollution on adult avian survivorship. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Environmental Biology with a minor in Biology from Wingate University. Lauren’s research at Wingate focused on studying changes in avian harmonics of the Chinese Blue-Breasted Quail (Coturnix chinensis). Lauren is also heavily involved in science communication and has contributed to and written articles for The American Birding Association’s Birding Magazine, Wired Magazine, and BBC Wildlife. Lauren enjoys being in nature, loves animals, and her favorite movie of all time is “The Lion King.” To learn more, please visit my website.

Lauren Pharr