Gail L. Patricelli

Gail and Greater Sage-grouse

Position Title

  • Evolution and Ecology
2208 Storer Hall

Research Interests

Behavioral ecology, bioacoustics and conservation in birds, with a focus on understanding the diversity and complexity in animals signals. Current projects address breeding behaviors, sexual selection, acoustic communication, and the effects of noise pollution on sage-grouse and other wildlife. Learn more about research in the Patricelli Lab here: 

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1993 B.A. in Biology and Studio Art, Whitman College
  • 2001 M.S. in Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • 2002 Ph.D. in Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
Membership and Service
  • 2002 NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biological Informatics, Cornell University
  • 2014-2019 UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow
  • 2016 Elected Member of the American Ornithologists’ Union
  • 2018 Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society