Perrin is excited to join the Cassar Lab at Duke University. He graduated in 2020 from Princeton University with a concentration in Geosciences. His research interests include stable isotope geochemistry, paleobotany and lichenology. Perrin will be analyzing data collected by the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network on the Western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) and researching nitrogen fixation in lichens.

Perrin grew up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin with his older sister, Wren, and his parents, Inga and Woody. He enjoys running, cooking, hiking and astronomy.