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B.S., Cornell University, 1983
Ph.D., University of California Davis (Animal Behavior), 1989
Research interests - short
Animal behavior, especially perception, learning, and social behavior
I am a behavioral ecologist. My main study organisms are spiders. Questions that my students and I work on include the role of learning in spider behavior, the evolution of group living, and the role of behavior in the establishment of invasive species.