Principal Investigator

Karen Warkentin

(Photo by G. Friesen)

Associate Professor Karen Warkentin joined the BU faculty in 2001, after postdocs with Stan Rand and Mary Jane West-Eberhard at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Andy Sih at University of Kentucky. She did her PhD with Mike Ryan at the University of Texas, MSc with Richard Wassersug at Dalhousie University, and BSc at the University of Guelph. She grew up in small towns in Canada and in Kenya and has been watching animal behavior since childhood. Red-eyed treefrog embryos inspire and enable much of her research. She is a Research Associate at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and has a secondary BU appointment in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies.

Email: kwarken@bu.edu; Phone: 617-358-2385; Office: Room 500 Biological Research Building
Mail: Dept. of Biology, Boston University, 5 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215

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