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Organismal Biology and Anatomy

Chicago, IL

Maria Viteri is a 4th year in the college studying evolutionary biology in hopes of pursuing a career in vertebrate paleontology. As Undergraduate Lab Manager, Maria is responsible for training and coordinating the lab's many student volunteers. Her interest in archaeology has also driven her to get involved in the Gobero Project. In particular, she is interested in the faunal and lithic materials found at this site. It is on these subject that she is focusing her undergraduate thesis work. 

Maria is also the co-founder and President of the University of Chicago Paleontology Club, or PaleoClub. This organizations brings together individuals interested in paleontology, fostering a community of budding researchers and casual enthusiasts alike.