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

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

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

Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Rubega is an expert in the functional ecology of feeding in birds and the anatomy, and biomechanics, performance of wild birds.

Social Media in Science Avian Conservation Anatomy of Birds 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

W. David Stahlman

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Stahlman specializes in animal behavior.

Psychology Animal Behavior Experimental Psychology Comparative Cognition

Timothy Shanahan, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History & Philosophy of Science Philosophy & Film

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

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

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

Tatiana Kuzmenko

Instructor of Biology · Loyola Marymount university

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Medicinal Plants Educational Research Evolutionary Biology Molecular Biology Neurobiology

Aaron Carlisle

Assistant Professor, Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Carlisle research focuses on how the environment and organismal biology interact to influence the ecology of species.

Stable Isotope Ecology Evolutionary Biology Physiological Ecology Marine Fishes Biological Sciences

Simon Garnier

Assistant Professor, College of Science and Liberal Arts · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Garnier focuses on the study of collective behaviors and swarm intelligence in natural and artificial systems

Biological Sciences Swarm Robotics Interdisciplinary Education Collective Behavior Swarm Intelligence

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

Katherine Eisen

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Evolutionary Biology Plant - Insect Interactions Evolutionary Ecology Chemical Ecology

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic Engineering Molecular engineering

Debbie Delaney

Associate Professor, Entomology · University of Delaware

Prof. Delaney researches evolutionary biology and population genetics of honey bees.

Population Genetics Honey Bees 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

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology