Degree: B.A., Biology

Favorite language: Chimpanzee hooting

More about Austin: Austin studied Biology and Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, primarily focusing on the study of primate behavior and vocalizations. Previous work with chimpanzees has informed his approach to lab safety, primate handling, and behavioral training. Other hobbies include watching or playing hockey, going to the movies, and setting up computer and network hardware.