Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Fredric Govedich

Professor of Biology / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in predator prey interactions, evolution of reproductive strategies, and leech systematics

Evolutionary Biology Population Biology Predator Prey Interactions Leech Systematics Animal Behavior

Mark V. Flinn, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

My primary research passion is to understand how and why social relationships influence child health.

Stress and the Family Human Biology Developmental Psychology Biomedical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Amanda L. (Glaze) Townley

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Amanda Townley's research centers on the intersections of science and society, specifically the acceptance and rejection of evolution.

Pre-Service Teacher Education Intersections of Science and Society Worldview Theory Evolution Education Conceptual Change

Daniel Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Bolnick is an expert on how evolution maintains genetic variation within species.

Speciation Host-parasite Interactions Ecology Evolutionary Biology Immunology

Bryan Koenig

Associate Professor of Psychology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in social and evolutionary psychology

Social Relationships Statistics Social Psychology Research Methods Moral Psychology

John R. Cooley, MBA, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Residence · University of Connecticut

John R. Cooley studies speciation and species distributions, using cicada species as model organisms.

Cicadas Speciation Species Distribution Modeling Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Edward Braun

Professor · University of Florida

Edward Braun is broadly interested in the evolution of genomes and organisms.

Genomics (Vertebrates, Especially Birds and Reptiles) Genomics Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary genetics Vertebrates

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Cancer Susceptibility Genomics Genome Stability

James Costa

Professor and Executive Director of Highlands Biological Station · Western Carolina University

Jim Costa's interests include insect behavior and ecology, environmental history and philosophy, and the history of science.

Charles Darwin Conservation Ecology Insect Behavior Evolutionary Biology

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Ways of Knowing STEM Students Evolutionary Biology Animal Behavior Scientific Literacy

Joseph Hellige

Professor Emeritus | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Research Methods for Consumers Left- and Right-Handedness Human Cognition Brain Asymmetry Cognitive Neuroscience

Larisa DeSantis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.

saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Mariya Vizireanu, PhD

Researcher / Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer - Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts (LMU) | Senior Researcher - Rec Room

Research Quantitative and Qualitative Methods Survey Design Survey Programming Data Analysis

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education