Ryan Calsbeek

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor, Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems and Society Graduate Program

338 Life Science Center
HB 6044
Biological Sciences
B.S. Indiana University
Ph.D. University of California at Santa Cruz

Selected Publications

Calsbeek, R and E Marnocha, “Context Dependent Neighbour Recognition in Anolis Sagrei : The Importance of Habitat Structure to Territory Defense,” Ethology , 112 (2006) 537-543.

Calsbeek, R, J H Knouft, and T B Smith, “Variation in Scale Numbers is Consistent with Ecologically Based Natural Selection Acting within and between Lizard Species,” Evolutionary Ecology , 20 (2006) 377-394.

Sinervo, B and R Calsbeek, “The Physiological, Behavioral, and Genetical Causes and Consequences of Frequency Dependent Selection in the Wild,” Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics 37 (2006) 581-610.

Sinervo, B, R Calsbeek, T Commendant, C Both, C Adamopoulou, and J Clobert, “Genetic and Maternal Determinants of Dispersal in Color Morphs of Side-blotched Lizards,” American Naturalist , 168 (2006) 88-89.

Sinervo, B, A Chaine, J Clobert, R Calsbeek, L Hazard, L Lancaster, A MacAdam, S Alonzo, G Corrigan, and M E Hochberg, “Color Morphs and Genetic Cycles of Greenbeard Altruism and Greenbeard Mutualism,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. , 103 (2006) 7372-7377.

Works in progress

“The Quick and the Dead: Locomotor Performance and Natural Selection in Island Lizards;”

“Probing the Adaptive Landscape Using Experimental Islands: Density Dependent Natural Selection on Lizard Body Size;”

“Correlational Selection on Heritable Polymorphic Dorsal Patterns in the Lizard,”

" Natural and Sexual Selection on Performance Related Morphology: A Test of Several Adaptive Hypotheses"