About EEB

The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree Program integrates independent research programs related to the disciplines of ecology and evolutionary biology to heighten awareness of this important area of biological research within Texas A&M University.

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News & Announcements

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. . . Congratulations to Gil Rosenthal on his new book, Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making From Microbes to Humans! [WorldCat]

. . . New publication from the Wicksten lab in the Journal of Crustacean Biology.

. . . Way to go PhD student Rachael Glazner! — one of 21 graduate students who received funding from the Texas Sea Grant’s Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program.

. . . Bill Murphy (VIBS) was recently involved in some hot snow leopard research.

. . . Kristina Chyn (WFSC) was recently awarded the Friends of Sunset Zoo Conservation Grant from the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas. Congratulations!

. . . Check out this recent coverage of Jessica Yorzinski‘s work on peafowls!

. . . Congratulations are in order for Bill Rogers (ESSM), Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management for the 2017-2018 academic year. Congrats, Bill!

. . . Congrats to Joseph Bernardo (BIOL) and colleagues on their new paper in Zootaxa.

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Spotlight:  David Scott

Welcome to EEB’s newest associate faculty member David Scott!

Dr. Scott is a Professor in the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. His research is the sociology of leisure with a focus on the human dimensions of wildlife.

Over the last 20 years he has studied diversity in styles of participation among birdwatchers, and factors that constrain participation in outdoor recreation activities, including fishing and wildlife watching.

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Upcoming Events

Fri 18

Thesis Defense – Jennifer Sweeney

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 25

Fall 2017 Registration – Last day

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 28

First Day of Classes – Fall 2017

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 01

Last day for add/drop

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 01

OSOS Workshop 2017

September 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm