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The ASN Student Research Awards

The ASN Student Research Awards

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The ASN Student Research Awards support research by student members that advances the goals of the society: the conceptual unification of ecology, evolution, and behavior. 

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Forthcoming Papers

“Fundamental theorems of evolution”

“Fundamental theorems of evolution”

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David C. Queller (Apr 2017)

Is Fisher’s theorem uniquely fundamental? No – some others are just as fundamental, as judged by simplicity and scope

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Announcements

Awards 2017

Awards 2017

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Congratulations to the recipient of the 2017 Sewall Wright Award, Ruth Shaw, and to the recipient of the 2017 E. O. Wilson Award, Edmund D. Brodie III

Am Nat at 150

Am Nat at 150

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The first American Naturalist appeared in March 1867. In a countdown to the 150th anniversary, the editors have solicited short commentaries on articles from the past issues that deserve a second look. 

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Meetings

Evolution 2017

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June 23-27, 2017

ASN/SSB/SSE Joint Meeting, Portland, Oregon

ASN Stand-Alone Meeting

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January 2018

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Why I Am a Naturalist

Daniel I. Bolnick

Daniel I. Bolnick

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I've long been a naturalist, in the general sense of enjoying birdwatching or botanizing: in high school I was a naturalist for the Appalachian Mountain Club and helped the Zambian Ornithological Society's bird atlas mapping project. The American Society of Naturalists is the natural home for cross-cutting work, particularly work that tries to fuse an expansive theoretical view of biology with some solid empirical data. I also really appreciate the long history of the ASN as the seminal biological research society of our country.

 ♦ University of Texas at Austin, Associate Professor