The Animal Behavior Program draws on faculty from the Biology and Psychology Departments as well as from other areas such as Chemistry, Mathematics, and Philosophy.
Beginning officially in the Fall of 2009, Dr. Romi Burks from the Biology Department and Dr. Fay Guarraci from the Psychology Department will share the responsibilities of administering and guiding the AB Program. The AB Program includes several faculty from both Biology and Psychology. Click on their web pages to learn more about their educational backgrounds and research interests.
Specialty: Animal physiology, veterinary medicine, anatomy
Associate Professor of Biology
Specialty: Aquatic ecology, wetland science, apple snails, invertebrate biology
Associate Professor of Psychology
Specialty: Drugs of Abuse, Sexual Motivation and Fertility
Professor of Biology
Specialty: I am a population geneticist who studies the ecology, evolution, and genetics of amphibians.
Professor of Psychology
Karen WheelerPart-Time Assistant Professor of Biology