Research on the mechanisms and adaptive significance of animal behaviors and life histories.

Faculty expertise in area

Deane Bowers - plant-insect interactions; chemical ecology
Michael Breed - insect behavior; sociality; kin recognition
Alexander Cruz - avian ecology and life history; reproductive biology of fishes
Sam Flaxman - modeling; predator-prey interactions; habitat selection
Rebecca Safran - sexual selection; speciation; population genetics; genomics