NSF RAPID award to study how Harvey’s floodwaters affected ants

Great news! The National Science Foundation is funding a proposal by Tom Miller, Sarah Bengston, and myself to determine how extreme flooding associated with Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 affected the abundance and community composition of ants in the Big Thicket region of east Texas. This region hosts dozens of native ant species that provide valuable ecosystem services, […]

New article in Aeon

My latest piece is out today in Aeon. It explores how globalization and immigration are affecting our ongoing evolution. https://aeon.co/essays/the-future-is-mixed-race-and-thats-a-good-thing-for-humanity

New book tour dates!

I’m excited to announce two new events to the Future Humans book tour. On Feb 8 I’ll be speaking and signing at The Avid Reader book store in Davis, CA and on May 11 I’ll be giving a talk as part of the Science Under the Stars lecture series in Austin, TX. For a complete […]