Tremaine Gregory

Tremaine Gregory has been a research scientist and postdoc for the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for the past 12 years. Her research focuses on the impacts of infrastructure on biodiversity, particularly in the Amazon. Dr. Gregory has extensive experience studying mammals, birds, and other taxonomic groups impacted by industrial infrastructure in Peru, Brazil, and Paraguay, and has pioneered methods for camera trapping in the treetops. She has led large field research teams, and her work has been featured in scientific publications, webinars, blogs, films, and field guides. Dr. Gregory earned a master’s degree and PhD in anthropology from Kent State University. She can be reached at