Professor of Biology
MAJOR AREA: Population Biology
OFFICE: 448 Life Science
PHONE: 817-272-2419 or 817-272-5573
Ph.D. Utah State University (1979)
I am interested in the evolutionary ecology of aquatic insects. I have been involved in studying how interactions between demographics, behavior and morphology influence the larval and adult stages of damselflies and dragonflies. My odonate research involves understanding the constraints larval life history characteristics (i.e., they are aquatic forms confined to the sites where their parents oviposited) have on adult life history characteristics (adults are mobile, terrestrial forms) and vice versa. I am also interested in the evolution of odonate mating systems.