MSI PI Craig Packer (professor, Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior; director, The Lion Center) is one of two University of Minnesota researchers named as a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Professor Packer is being honored for his research that studies African lions.
MSI has partnered with the Packer group on two citizen-science projects classifying animals in Africa, Snapshot Serengeti and its successor, Snapshot Safari. Stories about these projects have been featured on the MSI website:
An article about the 2019 AAAS Fellows appears on the UMN News site: University of Minnesota Professors Honored for Contributions to Science.