Meet Lexi Moore Crisp, a biologist working on the comparative biomechanics and functional anatomy of digging animals!

Lexi Moore Crisp is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She currently lives outside Philadelphia with her husband, Larry, their dog and their 2 cats. Lexi grew up in Howland, a suburb near Youngstown in Northeast Ohio. She attended the University of Pittsburgh from 2002-2006, where she earned a BS in Psychology and a BA in Philosophy and History and Philosophy of science. Lexi earned an MS degree in Biological Sciences from Youngstown State University in 2011. Her master’s thesis explored the functional anatomy of the forelimb muscles of the American badger.