Mikel Maria Delgado

Mikel Maria Delgado is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley, working with Lucia Jacobs. Her research interests include the decisions that fox squirrels make when storing food, the relationships between people and their pets, and how companion and wild animals can promote public interest in science. Mikel is a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow and also holds a UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellowship. She writes about science and animal behavior at her blog, catsandsquirrels.com, and for the Berkeley Science Review. Mikel is also a cat behavior consultant and co-owner of Feline Minds, where she helps pet owners solve cat behavior problems.