Daniel I. Rubenstein

Princeton University, USA


Daniel I. Rubenstein is a Professor of biology and Chair of Princeton University’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He received his Ph.D. degree from Duke University in 1977 before receiving NSF-NATO and King’s College Junior Research Fellowships for postdoctoral studies at Cambridge University. He is an elected Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society as well as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and has received Princeton University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Professor Rubenstein studies how environmental variation and individual differences shape social behavior, social structure, and the dynamics of populations. He has special interests in all species of wild horses, zebras, and asses, and has done field work on them throughout the world. He has recently extended his work to measuring the effects of environmental change, including the changes wrought by management and by global warming, on behavior.

Biography Updated on 7 August 2007

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