American Society of Naturalists

A membership society whose goal is to advance and to diffuse knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles so as to enhance the conceptual unification of the biological sciences.

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Forthcoming Papers

“An integrative framework for the appraisal of coloration in nature”

“An integrative framework for the appraisal of coloration in nature”

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Darrell J. Kemp, Marie E. Herberstein, Leo J. Fleishman, John A. Endler, Andrew T. D. Bennett, Adrian G. Dyer, Nathan S. Hart, Justin Marshall, and Martin J. Whiting (June 2015)

Reconciling the principles of visual perception against the aims and approaches of empirical color research

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2015 ASN Student Research Award Recipients

2015 ASN Student Research Award Recipients

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Rene Petipas, Devin Leopold, Jesse Delia, Jennifer Coughlan, Brennan Forester, Nicholas DiRienzo, Matthew Holding, Nicholas Mason, Allison Fritts-Penniman, Mark Phuong are the 2015 ASN Student Research Award winners.

2015 Presidential Award Winner

2015 Presidential Award Winner

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The ASN Presidential Award for the best paper to appear in the journal during 2014 is “Reproductive Foragers: Male Spiders Choose Mates by Selecting among Competitive Environments” by Lyndon Alexander Jordan, Hanna Kokko, and Michael Kasumovic (Am Nat 183:638-649).

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Stand-Alone Meeting 2016

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SAVE THE DATE

Asilomar, January 10-14, 2016

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Why I Am a Naturalist

Ellen Ketterson, President of the ASN

Ellen Ketterson, President of the ASN

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I am an integrative evolutionary biologist who has focused on the role of hormones in phenotypic variation and the role of ‘hormonal pleiotropy’ in maintaining the tension between independence and interdependence in the evolution of correlated traits. I have been a member of the American Society of Naturalists for many years, and the papers I have written that provide me with the most satisfaction have appeared in issues emanating from ASN Vice-Presidential symposia.

 ♦ Indiana University, Distinguished Professor