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

Faculty expertise in area

Deane Bowers - plant-insect interactions; chemical ecology
Mike Gil - marine ecology, behavior, environmental change
Andrew McAdam - behavioral ecology, animal personality, maternal behavior, social plasticity
Rebecca Safran - sexual selection; speciation; population genetics; genomics
Scott Taylor - behavioral genetics; spatial cognition; hybridization; population genetics; genomics