Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

The department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior conducts a broad range of research spanning molecules to ecosystems from chimpanzee behavior to bacterial evolution, predator interactions on the Serengeti Plains to the impact of nutrients on grasslands.

For a listing of EEB graduate program advising faculty, please click here.

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Susan Balenger, Postdoctoral Associate

sbalenge@umn.edu

My research addresses fundamental questions regarding the evolution and ecology of natural host-parasite relationships, with the ultimate goal of identifying how such relationships influence the evolution of sexually dimorphic traits and behaviors

Michael Caldwell, Postdoctoral Associate

caldwell@umn.edu

I study acoustic communication in treefrogs.

Evan Carter, Postdoctoral Associate

eccarter@umn.edu

Research interests include: Self-control behaviors, impulsive choice, cognitive fatigue.

William Driscoll, Postdoctoral Associate

wdriscol@umn.edu

My research focuses broadly on ecological and evolutionary aspects of microbial collective behaviors, and uses a combination of experimental and theoretical approaches.

Nika Galic, Postdoctoral Associate

ngalic@umn.edu

I study how different stressors impact ecological, especially aquatic, systems.

Maga Gei, Postdoctoral Associate

geixx001@umn.edu

My research addresses the ecology and evolution of nitrogen-fixing legume trees in tropical forests.

Yann Hautier, Postdoctoral Associate

hauti001@umnl.edu

As a plant ecologist, my general research aim is to gain a greater understanding of the causal mechanisms responsible for the loss of plant diversity and its impact on ecosystem functioning.

Justa Heinen-Kay, Postdoctoral Research Associate

heine150@umn.edu

Jeremiah Henning, Postdoctoral Associate

jhenning@umn.edu

Rebecca Hochstein, Postdoctoral Researcher

hochstei@umn.edu