Jeanne Marie Robertson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA, 91220-8303

I am an evolutionary biologist interested in microevolutionary processes that mediate population and lineage diversification. Specific interests include: natural and sexual selection, spatial patterns of genes, phenotype, and behavior, the evolution and functional significance of color pattern in amphibians and reptiles, population genetics, ecological speciation, and biogeography of Central America.

Academic History

Post Doctoral Associate (2010 - 2012). Colorado State University, Department of Biology. Advisor: Chris Funk

Post Doctoral Associate (2008 - 2010). University of Idaho, Biological Sciences. Advisor: Erica Bree Rosenblum

Ph.D. (2008).  Cornell University. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Dissertation Advisor: Kelly Zamudio

M.S. (2002). Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Dept of Zoology. Thesis Advisor: Karen Lips

Interested Graduate Students! Fall 2014 Academic Year

Yes, I am currently accepting Masters students in the lab. Please email me with a brief statement of your research interests and experience, and C.V. I look forward to talking with you!