- Evolution and Ecology
Evolution of allorecognition and kin recognition in aquatic invertebrates, including colonial sea squirts and sea anemones. Effect of recognition systems on intraspecific aggression and cooperation. Evolution of complex life cycles. Ecological and behavioral genetics. Levels of selection and the emergence of novel evolutionary units.
Evolution of dispersal, life histories, aggression & recognition systems.
- 1976 B.A. in Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
- 1982 Ph.D. in Biology, Yale University