Rachel Brown was born and raised in Garland, Texas. She graduated from Naaman Forest High School in 2006 and pursued an interest in nutrition for two years at Collin County. After taking an anthropology course her last semester at Collin she soon became fascinated with the human fossil record and decided to take her Associates of Science to the University of North Texas (UNT) to begin a Bachelors in Anthropology, within the subfield of Physical Anthropology/Paleoanthropology. While working on her degree, her "almost" obsession with everything evolution lead her to research topics from genetics to paleontology. She now uses her passion for science to educate the public on evolution through speaking on live podcasts, online discussion boards, and volunteering her unsuspecting friends and family for her evolution lectures. A volunteers needed flyer on the Arlington Archosaur Site eventually made it into her hands, and in the spring of 2012 after speaking with Derek Main she volunteered at the site, fell in love with the new fieldwork perspective. She joined the Arlington Archosaur Site Earthwatch Research Group in the summer of 2012. Rachel now works with the AAS team to prepare the AAS fossils for curation and study, helps at the AAS dig site, and uses her new field experience to further educate the public on natural history. After graduating from UNT in December 2012 with her B.s in Anthropology she wants to further pursue her passion of Paleoanthropology and Biological Evolution, as well as her new found love for digging for and preserving fossils.
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