Karin Pfennig is a behavioral and evolutionary ecologist who blends field and laboratory work to understand sexual selection, the evolution of mate choice and their roles in hybridization, species boundaries, and the origins of new species. A list of Karin’s publications is here. 

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Current Grad Students

Catherine Chen studies mate choice behavior and the role it plays in adaptive hybridization.

Patrick Kelly studies the role sexual selection plays in the evolution of phenotypic plasticity. He is co-advised with Dr. David Pfennig.

Gina Calabrese evaluates how hybridization risk impacts mate choice across populations.