Paul Keil is an anthropologist whose primary focus is on human-nonhuman relations. His doctoral research in Assam, a state in northeast India, examined sites where the worlds and activities of people and elephants are interconnected. Prior to his work in Assam, Keil conducted an ethnographic analysis of distributed cognition in sheepdog teams and psychological research on collaborative remembering between long-term couples. He received his Ph.D. from Macquarie University in Australia, where he is an honorary postdoctoral associate in the department of anthropology. Keil is currently based in Thailand and continues to conduct research and write about interspecies encounters. Follow him on Twitter @pgkeil.