alfieriMichael S. Alfieri

Associate Professor, Biology
Reinhart Center 215



  • B.S. in Biology, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton New York, 1991
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Biology with specialization in Evolution, Ecology and Behavioral Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, 1999-2001


Courses Taught:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Limnology
  • Ecology of Belize
  • Evolutionary Medicine


Research Interests:

  • Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Current research projects include fitness consequences of group living and learning in fishes


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