James Griesemer

Position Title

Center for Population Biology

2297 Social Sciences and Humanities Building

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Community Ecology
  • Population and Quantitative Genetics
  • Systematics and Comparative Biology


  • 1983 PhD Conceptual Foundations of Science University of Chicago
  • 1981 MS Biology University of Chicago
  • 1977 BA Genetics University of California, Berkeley


Griesemer JR. 2000. Reproduction and the Reduction of Genetics. The Concept of the Gene in Development and Evolution: Historical and Epistemological Perspectives. Cambridge University Press:240-285

Griesemer JR and MJ Wade. 2000. Populational Heritability: Extending Punnett Square Concepts to Evolution at the Metapopulation Level. Biology and Philosophy. 15:1-17

Wade MJ and JR Griesemer. 1998. Populational heritability: Empirical Studies of Evolution in Metapopulations. American Naturalist. 151:135-147