Diane A. Kelly
Senior Research Fellow, Psychological and Brain Sciences
A.B. University of Chicago, 1990 (Biological Sciences)
Ph.D. Duke University, 1997 (Zoology)
Sexual differentiation and function of the genitalia and nervous system; evolution of copulatory systems in vertebrates; learning and neural plasticity.
My research examines two aspects of reproductive anatomy and function: the modulation of sex-specific circuitry in the mammalian brain, and the biomechanics of reproductive tissues in amniotes (including mammals, turtles, and crocodilians).