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
    Associate 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
  • Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Ana Carnaval
  • Amphibian Phylogeography and Conservation in Fragmented Forests of Northeastern Brazil, 2004

  • Advisor: John Bates
  • CUNY New York, Biology
    Assistant Professor
Roberto Cipriani
Wentworth Clapham Jr.
Anne Clark
Dale Clayton
Melissa Cogan
  • Interspecific and ontogenetic analysis of feeding morphology in the Old World fruit bats (Pteropodidae), 2001

  • Advisor: Lawrence Heaney
  • Loyola University Chicago, Institute of Environmental Sustainability
    Chicago, IL
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
    Principle 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
  • The Evolution of Morphological Integration in the Mammalian Skull, 2005

  • Advisor: John Flynn
  • Department of Genetics, Evolution, and Environment
    Professor of Palaeobiology
    University College London
Walter Greaves
  • Functional anatomy of the mercoidodont head (Mammalia: Artiodactyla), 1971

  • Department Oral Biology
    Retired Affiliate
    University of Illinois at Chicago
Emily Greenfest-Allen
  • New Perspectives on a Classic Macroevolutionary Trend: Complexity, Extinction Selectivity, and the Evolution of Paleozoic Ammono, 2005

  • Advisor: David Jablonski
  • Computational Biology & Informatics Lab
    Research Associate
    University of Pennsylvania
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
  • Ontogeny and developmental gene expression in the polychaete Chaetopterus: The evolution of developmental patterning, 1998

  • Advisor: Mark Martindale
  • Department of Biological Sciences
    Associate Professor
    University of Rhode Island
Mark Johnston
Carrie Grimsley Jones
John A. Juskevice
  • Interspecific correlation and association in benthic marine communities, 1969

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
  • Museum fur Naturkunde, Leibniz Institute fur Research
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Berlin, Germany
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
  • The effects of inbreeding on parental behavior and reproductive success in two subspecies of the Oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus), 1996

  • Advisor: Jeanne Altmann
  • Canisius College
    Assistant Professor, Associate Chair
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
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 Museum of Natural History
    Associate Director
    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
    Program Coordinator for Wildlife & Conservation Biology, 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
  • Historical biology of the loricariid catfishes: phylogenetics and functional morphology, 1986

  • Advisor: George V. Lauder
  • Division of Vertebrate Zoology
    Dean of Science for Collections, Exhibitions, and the Public Understanding of Science; Curator, Department of Ichthyology
    American Museum of Natural History
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
    Associate 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
Courtney Stepien
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
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
Kristen Voorhies
Joseph Walsh, Jr.
B. Michael Walton
Glenda Wardle
Richard Wassersug
Virginia Wesley
Robert West
Sarah Weyandt
David Wheatcroft
Robert Whitlatch
John Wilson
  • Analytical Zoogeography of North American Mammals, 1972

  • Advisor: Leigh Van Valen
Benjamin Winger
Lu Yao
  • Phylogeography and Phenotypic Evolution of Macaca fascicularis in Southeast Asia, 2016

  • Advisor: Robert Martin
  • Advisor: Corrie Moreau
  • American Museum of Natural History
    Gerstner Scholar and Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    New York, New York