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Lee Alan Dugatkin Ph.D.


Lee Alan Dugatkin, Ph.D., is a professor and University Scholar in the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville. His main areas of research are the evolution of social behavior and the history of science. Dr. Dugatkin is the author of over 175 articles on evolution and behavior and two textbooks—Principles of Animal Behavior (2020, 4th edition) and Evolution (co-authored with Carl Bergstrom, 2016, 2nd edition). Dr. Dugatkin is also the author of many trade books, including How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution, which the New York Times called "Sparkling ... a story that is part science, part Russian fairy tale, and part spy thriller," Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America, and, most recently, Behind the Crimson Curtain: The Rise and Fall of Peale's Museum.

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