Associate Professor, Entomology, Iowa State University
Amy is an Associate Professor in two departments at Iowa State University: Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Entomology. She teaches courses in animal behavior and conducts research on the mechanisms and evolution of social behavior in insects, with a focus on bees and wasps. In the context of the STRIPS project, she is interested in how landscape enhancements for floral resource quality and availability can improve the nutritional health of managed and wild bees.
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B.A., Biology, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Ph.D, Ecologoy and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL