Dominic Dongilli

Dominic Dongilli
HPG Graduate Research Assistant
Obermann Center for Advanced Studies

Dominic Dongilli is a PhD student in American Studies and Gender, Women & Sexuality studies. His research interests center on American zoos; how space and place frame constructions of interspecies relationships, bodily integrity, and the reproductive politics of conservation breeding programs. He is interested in questions of what it means to know and experience the world and its diversity of spaces as embodied beings. Prior to graduate school, he spent three years as a Gorilla & Orangutan Zookeeper and conservation educator.