Guest Profile

Dr. Lisa Jones Engel

Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel is a senior science advisor on primate experimentation for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). A Fulbright scholar who has studied the human-primate interface in Africa, Asia, and the primate biomedical facilities of the U.S. for nearly 40 years, she has published 95 peer-reviewed articles spanning the fields of primatology, virology, epidemiology, microbiology, and conservation. Her work includes addressing the neglect and disease risk posed by the University of Washington’s Washington National Primate Research Center, where she worked before coming to PETA.