CEB Committe on Evolutionary Biology


Satie Airame
  • Population structure and viability of stream-dwelling frogs from Borneo, 1999

  • Advisor: Mathew Leibold
  • Advisor: Catherine Pfister
  • Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
    Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
    University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Alfaro
Julie Alipaz
  • The Nature of Incipient Speciation in Drosophila, 2001

  • Advisor: Chung-I Wu
  • Fluidigm Corporation
    Associate Director of Consumables Production
John Alroy
Jacob Roman Arguello
  • Evolutionary Dynamics of Gene Families and the Fourth Chromosome in Drosophila, 2008

  • Advisor: Manyuan Long
  • UNIL Center for Integrative Genomics
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Lausanne, Switzerland
Courtney Babbitt
F. Keith Barker
  • The evolution of cooperative breeding in Campylorhynchus wrens: A comparative approach, 1999

  • Advisor: Barry Chernoff
  • Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
    Assistant Professor
    University of Minnesota
Allison Beck
  • The Locomotor Evolution of the Non-Mammalian Synapsids, 2004

  • Advisor: Michael LaBarbera
  • Advisor: James Hopson
  • Black Hawk College
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    Moline, IL
Peter Bergstrom
  • Ecology of incubation in Wilson’s plover, 1982

  • Advisor: A. Ross Kiester
  • NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
    Habitat Specialist
Richard Blob
Nicholas Block
  • Cryptic Diversity and Phylogeography in the Bernieridae, an Endemic Malagasy Passerine Radiation, 2012

  • Advisor: Shannon Hackett
  • Stonehill College
    Assistant Professor
    Easton, MA
John Bolt
  • The osteology and relationships of Doleserpteon annectens, a new rhachitomous amphibian from the lower Permian of Oklahoma, 1968

  • Advisor: E.C. Olson
  • The Field Museum
    Curator Emeritus, Geology
Melinda Brady
Sara Branco
Anne Bronikowski
Katherine Brooks
  • Sociality in Belding's ground squirrels: evolutionary history, behavioral consequences, and proximate mechanisms., 2014

  • Advisor: Jill Mateo
  • Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology and the Frontiers of Science Program at Columbia University
    postdoctoral scholar/lecturer
    New York City, NY
Jutta Buschbom
  • Evolutionary history and processes underlying contrasting reproductive modes in the lichen-forming genus porpidia (ascomycota), 2003

  • Advisor: Gregory Mueller
  • Institute for Forest Genetics and Forest Plant Breeding
    Federal Research Center for Forestry and Forest Products
    Working Group Ecological Genetics,Großhansdorf
Cindy Lee Carlson
  • Behavioral Mechanisms of Postcopulatory Sexual Selection in Wild Pigtailed Macaques (Macaca leonina), 2011

  • Advisor: Dario Maestripieri
  • South Suburban College
Ana Carnaval
Roberto Cipriani
Wentworth Clapham Jr.
Anne Clark
Dale Clayton
Melissa Cogan
Phyllis Coley
Rachel Collin
Andrew Crawford
  • The Evolution and Maintenance of a Color Pattern Polymorphism in Neotropical Frogs, 2000

  • Advisor: Martin Kreitman
  • Department Biological Sciences
    Associate Professor
    Universidad de los Andes
John Damuth
  • The Evaluation of the Degree of Community Structure Preserved in Assemblages of Fossil Mammals, 1982

  • Advisor: Leigh Van Valen
  • Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
    Research Biologist
    University of California, Santa Barbara
Daniel Davison
  • Inferences about the evolutionary history of geographically structured populations; the intersection of population genetics, biogeography and systematics, 2006

  • Advisor: Shannon Hackett
  • Counsyl
    Bioinformatics/Software Engineer
    San Francisco, CA
Alexander Dehgan
  • The behavior of extinction : predicting the incidence and local extinction of lemurs in fragmented habitats of southeastern Madagascar, 2003

  • Advisor: Bruce Patterson
  • Conservation X Labs
    CEO, Co-Founder
    Washington, DC
Rebecca Dikow
  • Genome-level homology and phylogeny: case studies using Vibrionaceae and Shewanellaceae (Gammaproteobacteria), 2012

  • Advisor: Leo Smith
  • Center for Conservation & Evolutionary Genetics and National Museum of Natural History
    Research Data Scientist, Biodiversity
    Smithsonian Institution
Andrew Dosmann
Amy Driskell
  • Molecular Systematics, Biogeography, and Evolution of the Meliphagidae (Passeriformes), 2001

  • Advisor: Barry Chernoff
  • Advisor: Stephen Pruett-Jones
  • National Museum of Natural History
    Barcode Project Manager
    Smithsonian Institution
Deren Eaton
  • On the evolutionary consequences of interspecific reproductive interactions, 2014

  • Advisor: Richard Ree
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    New Haven, CT
Gunther Eble
  • The macroevolutionary history of diversity and disparity in disasteroid, holasteroid and spatangoid heart urchins, 1997

  • Advisor: David Jablonski
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
    Chargé de Recherche de 1ère Classe
    Université de Bourgogne
Kenneth Emberton
  • The evolution of multiple sympatric homeomorphy among three genera of land snails, 1986

  • Advisor: Michael Wade
  • Advisor: Alan Solem
  • Invertebrate Zoology, Florida Museum of Natural History
    Research Associate
    Gainesville, FL
Nora Espinoza
Juliana Feder
  • Experimental analysis of second chromosome lethals in natural populations of Drosophila americana, 1984

  • Advisor: Lynn Throckmorton
  • Institute for Biophysical Dynamics
    Executive Administrator
    The University of Chicago
John Finarelli
Michael Foote
Raymond Franson
  • Below ground interactions between plants, 1989

  • Advisor: Douglas Schemske
  • Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources
    Lee’s Summit, MO
Matthew Friedman
Gary Galbreath
Anjali Goswami
Walter Greaves
  • Functional anatomy of the mercoidodont head (Mammalia: Artiodactyla), 1971

  • Department Oral Biology
    Retired Affiliate
    University of Illinois at Chicago
Emily Greenfest-Allen
Annat Haber
Paul Harnik
John Harshman
  • Phylogeny, evolutionary rates, and ducks, 1996

  • Advisor: Barry Chernoff
  • California Academy of Sciences
Glenn Hausfater
  • Dominance and reproduction in baboons (Papio cynocephalus): a quantitative analysis, 1974

  • Advisor: Stuart Altmann
Matthew Heintz
  • The immediate and long-term benefits of play behavior in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), 2013

  • Advisor: Elizabeth Lonsdorf
  • Detroit Zoo
    Research Associate
    Detroit, MI
Lorraine Heisler
Leslie Hornig
  • Mechanism and evolution of facultative sex-ratio biasing in Norway rats , 1995

  • Advisor: Martha McClintock
Richard Horwitz
Kimberly A. Hughes
Gene Hunt
  • Phenotypic covariance through geologic time: micro- and macroevolution in the deep-sea Ostracode genus Poseidonamicus, 2003

  • Advisor: Michael Foote
  • Department of Paleobiology
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Jeffrey Ihara
  • On the interaction between the evolution of social behavior through group selection and the evolution of interspecific competitive interference, 1990

  • Advisor: Michael Wade
  • MiraCosta College, Biology Department
    Oceanside, CA
Steven Irvine
Mark Johnston
Carrie Jones
John A. Juskevice
Christian Kammerer
  • Cranial Disparity in the Non-mammalian Synapsida, 2009

  • Advisor: Neil Shubin
  • Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow
Traci Kantarski
Keith Karoly
Matthew Keirle
Katherine Kelley
  • Coupled evolution in a phylogenetic context: covariation of coloration and chemical defense of tiger beetles, 1997

  • Advisor: Barry Chernoff
  • Advisor: Stevan J. Arnold
Brandon Kilbourne
  • Limb Rotational Inertia in Quadrupedal Mammals, 2011

  • Advisor: Peter Makovicky
  • Jena University
    Postdoctoral Fellow
Benjamin Krinsky
  • The Evolution of Expression Networks Driven by a Young Gene in Drosophila, 2014

  • Advisor: Manyuan Long
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
    Legislative Affairs Officer
    Washington, DC
Lucinda Lawson
Elizabeth LeClair
  • Invertebrate vertebrae: evolutionary morphology and experimental biomechanics of the Ophiuroidea (echinodermata), 1995

  • Advisor: Michael LaBarbera
  • Department Biological Sciences
    Associate Professor
    DePaul University
Daniel Lerman
Lee Hsiang Liow
  • Oddities, Wonders and Other Tall Tales of “Living Fossils", 2006

  • Advisor: Scott Lidgard
  • Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis
    Associate Professor
    Natural History Museum, University of Oslo and the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo.
Rowan Lockwood
Katharine Lofdahl
  • The genetic basis of habitat selection in the cactiphilic species Drosophila mojavensis, 1985

  • Advisor: Stevan Arnold
  • University of Guam
    Associate Professor of Biology
David Lofsvold
  • Quantitative genetic studies of morphological divergence in Peromyscus and Drosophila populations, 1986

  • Advisor: Russell Lande
Susan Longest
Richard Lupia II
S. Kathleen Lyons
Paul Magwene
Jonathan Marcot
Susan Margulis
Charles Marshall
Jane Masterson
Daniel McShea
James Mead
Joshua Miller
Jonathan Mitchell
Shaibal Mitra
Lisa Castillo Nelis
Matthew Nelsen
  • The Origins and Diversification of Lichen Symbioses, 2014

  • Advisor: Richard Ree
  • Stanford University
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Stanford, California
Kara Nuss
  • Determinants of reproductive success in zoo-housed Goeldi’s Monkeys, 2009

  • Advisor: Sue Margulis
  • Biological Sciences
    Northeastern Illinois University
F. Robin O'Keefe
Link Olson
  • Systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Madagascar’s tenrecs (Mammalia: Tenrecidae), 1999

  • Advisor: Bruce Patterson
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Associate Professor
Ariel Pani
  • Evolution of deuterostome axial patterning and nervous systems: insights from hemichordates, 2013

  • Advisor: Christopher Lowe
  • Advisor: Victoria Prince
  • Department of Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Carrboro, NC
Craig Pease
A. Townsend Peterson
Patrick Phillips
Rosamund Potter
  • Alcohol dehydrogenase in the virilis group of Drosophilia, 1983

  • Advisor: Hewson Swift
  • Biological Sciences Collegiate Division
    Retired College Senior Lecturer
    The University of Chicago
Molly Przeworski
Surangi Punyasena
  • The Relationship of Neotropical Forests to Climate: Late Quaternary and Modern Biogeographic Gradients, 2007

  • Advisor: Jennifer McElwain
  • Department of Plant Biology
    Assistant Professor
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michelle Rafacz
Trina Roberts
  • Divergence, diversity, distance, and disequilibrium: Comparative phylogeography of six Philippine fruit bats (Chiroptera; Pteropodidae), 2005

  • Advisor: Lawrence Heaney
  • Advisor: John Bates
  • University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums
    Iowa City, IA
Rebecca Rowe
  • Spatial and temporal dynamics of small mammal diversity in the mountain ranges of central Utah, 2006

  • Advisor: Lawrence Heaney
  • Dept. of Natural Resources & the Environment
    Assistant Professor
    University of New Hampshire
Benjamin Rubin
Rebecca Rundell
Karen Ryan
Rudyard Sadleir
  • A Morphometric Study of Crocodylian Ecomorphology through Ontogeny and Phylogeny, 2009

  • Advisor: Peter Makovicky
  • St. Xavier University
    Assistant Professor
    Chicago, IL
Aaron Savit
  • Patterns of tropical diversification: Intraspecific phylogeography in Tangara tanagers, 2014

  • Advisor: John Bates
  • Instituto para el Desarollo Sustentable de Ceja de Selva (INDES-CES) and Escuela de Postgrado (EPG), Universidad Nacional Toribi
    Researcher (INDES-CES) and Visiting Professor (EPG)
    Chachapoyas, Amazonas, Peru
Scott Schaefer
Christopher Schell
  • Differential and Long-Term Impacts of Bi-Parental Effects on Offspring Personality and Hormones in Coyotes (Canis Iatrans)., 2015

  • Advisor: Rachel Santymire
  • Advisor: Jill Mateo
  • Colorado State University and the National Wildlife Research Center
    NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
    Fort Collins, CO
John Paul Schmit
Frederick Schram
  • Studies in paleozoic Eumalacostraca, 1968

  • University of Amsterdam and University of Washington, Seattle
    Professor Emeritus of Systematics and Zoogeography and Research Associate at the Burke Museum
    Langley, WA
Thomas Schulenberg
  • Evolutionary history of the Vangidae of Madagascar, 1995

  • Advisor: Scott Lanyon
  • Cornell Museum of Vertebrates
    Curatorial Affiliate
    Cornell University
Patricia Schwalm
  • Ultrastructural correlates to infrared reflectance in New World treefrogs, 1981

  • Advisor: Hewson Swift
Elizabeth Scordato
Karen Sears
  • The integration of developmental genetics, ontogenetic variation and patterns of morphological divergence in Mammalia; Marsupial evolution, 2003

  • Advisor: John Flynn
  • Animal Biology
    Assistant Professor
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Charles Shabica
  • Depositional Environments in the Francis Creek shale and associated strata, 1971

  • Charles Shabica & Associates, Inc.
H. Bradley Shaffer
Jacquelyn Kelly Gravier Sheridan
Janet Sherman
  • Functional morphology of the forelimb in Nothrotheriine sloths (Mammalia: Edentata), 1984

  • Advisor: Leigh Van Valen
  • Biology Department
    Associate Professor
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
Kristin Sherrard
Brian Sidlauskas
Nathan Smith
Paul Sniegowski
Gregory Spicer
C. Tristan Stayton
Scott Steppan
  • Phylogenetic relationships of the phyllotines (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) and the evolution of phenotypic patterns of covariation in Phyllotis, 1995

  • Advisor: Bruce Patterson
  • Department of Biological Science
    Florida State University
William Stevens
Douglas Stotz
Sherman Suter
  • Phylogenetic analyses of cassiduloid echinoids (Echinodermata: Neognathostomata): morphology, homoplasy, and stratigraphic data, 1994

  • Advisor: David Jablonski
  • Science
    Book Review Editor
Sharon Swartz
Rebecca Thomas
Vinton Thompson
  • Recombination and response to selection for positive phototaxis in Drosophila melanogaster: does sex accelerate evolution?, 1974

  • Advisor: Leigh Van Valen
  • Metropolitan College of New York
Gaylord Throckmorton
David Townsend
  • The genetic basis of a complex phenotype, 1990

  • Advisor: Russell Lande
  • Private Pharmacutical Company
Nathan Upham
  • Ecological Diversification and Biogeography in the Neogene: Evolution of a Major Lineage of American and Caribbean Rodents (Caviomorpha, Octodontoidea), 2014

  • Advisor: Bruce D. Patterson
  • McMaster University, Department of Biology (Laboratory of Drs. Ben Evans and Brian Golding)
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Kristen Voorhies
  • Variability in marine molluscan communities: Historical versus modern drivers at regional and local scales, 2015

  • Advisor: Susan Kidwell
  • Advisor: Timothy Wootton
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Chicago Field Office
    Fish and Wildlife Biologist
    Chicago, IL
Joseph Walsh, Jr.
B. Michael Walton
Glenda Wardle
Richard Wassersug
  • Internal oral features of anuran larvae and the significance of the tadpole feeding mechanism to anuran evolution, 1973

  • Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
    Dalhousie University
Virginia Wesley
Robert West
Sarah Weyandt
  • Molecular insight on the diversification of Philippine horseshoe bats, 2010

  • Advisor: John Bates
  • Advisor: Lawrence Heaney
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David Wheatcroft
Robert Whitlatch
John Wilson
  • Analytical Zoogeography of North American Mammals, 1972

  • Advisor: Leigh Van Valen
Benjamin Winger
  • Evolutionary consequences of avian migration and dispersal, 2015

  • Advisor: John Bates
  • University of Michigan
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows & Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    Ann Arbor, Michigan