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Steve Rissing

Steve Rissing

Steve Rissing

Professor Emeritus


Areas of Expertise

  • Ant Evolution and Ecology


  • BS Indiana University (Biology), 1974
  • PhD. The University of Washington (Seattle), 1980

The evolution of cooperation in starting ant colonies through selection above the level of the individual. Effective science education with focus on evolution and undergraduate students. Application of evolutionary science insights in public policy formation.