Faculty of Ecology and Evolution Department
Dykhuizen, Daniel E., Ph.D., 1971, University of Chicago: Population genetics and molecular evolution, especially of bacteria
Fleagle, John G.1, Ph.D., 1976, Harvard University: Primate evolution; comparative anatomy; behavioral ecology.
Futuyma, Douglas, Ph.D. 1969, University of Michigan: speciation, evolution of ecological interactions among species
Levinton, Jeffrey S., Ph.D., 1971, Yale University: Marine benthic ecology; population genetics of bivalve mollusks; paleoecology.
Rohlf, F. James, Ph.D., 1962, University of Kansas: Multivariate data analysis techniques applied to problems in taxonomy and ecology; computer modeling; applied ecology.
Sokal, Robert R., Emeritus. Ph.D., 1952, University of Chicago: Human population structure; spatial models in ecology and evolution; numerical taxonomy; theory of systematics.
H. Resit Ackakaya, Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 1989: Applied ecology; conservation biology; population dynamics; landscape ecology.
Bell, Michael A., Ph.D., 1976, University of California, Los Angeles: Evolutionary biology; ichthyology; paleobiology; geographic variation.
Conover, David O.2, Ph.D., 1981, University of Massachusetts: Ecology of fishes; fisheries biology.
Eanes, Walter F., Ph.D., 1976, University at Stony Brook: Population and biochemical genetics of Drosophila; molecular evolution.
Ginzburg, Lev, Director of the Master’s Program in Applied Ecology. Ph.D., 1970, Agrophysical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia: Theoretical and applied ecology.
Gurevitch, Jessica, Chairperson. Ph.D., 1982, University of Arizona: Evolutionary ecology of plant populations and communities; plant physiological ecology.
Jernvall, J., Ph. D. 1995, University of Helsinki, Finland: Mammalian tood development and evolution, vertebrate paleontology, diversity in recent and extinct communities.
Lopez, Glenn R.2, Ph.D., 1976, University at Stony Brook: Marine and freshwater benthic ecology; animal-microbe-sediment interactions; detritus.
Padilla, Dianna K., Ph.D., 1987, University of Alberta, Canada: Phenotypic plasticity, plant-herbivore functional ecology, ecology of invading species.
Susman, Randall L.1, Ph.D., 1976, University of Chicago: Primate ecology.
Williams, George C., Emeritus. Ph.D., 1955, University of California, Los Angeles: Evolution of life-history strategies; ecology and population genetics of marine fishes.
Wright, Patricia3, Ph.D., 1985, City University of New York: Primates and tropical conservation.
Armstrong, Robert2, 1975, University of Minnesota: Mathematical modeling in marine ecology and biogeochemistry.
Battley, Edwin H., Emeritus. Ph.D., 1956, Stanford University: Thermodynamics of microbial growth; ecological energetics; microbial ecology; nitrification and denitrification in aquatic systems.
Bingham, Paul4, Ph.D., 1979, Harvard University: Regulation of transcription in developing multicellular organisms; the role of transposons in evolution and speciation.
Chase, Ivan5, Ph.D., 1972, Harvard University: Social behavior; dominance hierarchies; cooperation; resource distribution.
Graham, Catherine, Ph.D., 2003, University of Missouri – St. Louis: Landscape and behavioral ecology.
Hechtel, George J.6, Ph.D., 1962, Yale University: Systematics and zoogeography of marine demospongiae.
True, John, Ph.D., 1995, Duke University: Evolutionary and developmental genetics of color patterning in Drosophila.
Wiens, John J., Ph.D., 1995, University of Texas at Austin: Systematics and biology of reptiles and amphibians.
Baines, Stephen, Ph. D., 1993, Yale University-New Haven; Aquatic ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry of carbon and trace elements.
Davalos, Liliana, Ph.D., 2004, Columbia University; Conservation biology, climate change, phylogeny.
Munch, Stephan2 Ph. D., 2002, University at Stony Brook: Evolutionary ecology of growth and life history traits, Evolution in harvested populations, Applied population dynamics modeling, Mathematical modeling and statistics
Rest, Joshua, Ph.D., 2004, University of Michigan; Genome evolution.
Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistants, fall 2009: 39
Students on fellowships: 11
1) Department of Anatomical Sciences
2) School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
3) Department of Anthropology
4) Department of Biochemistry
5) Department of Sociology
6) Director, Africa Program, Wildlife Conservation Society