Evolution, 2nd edition, by Bergstrom and Dugatkin

  • Pages: 896 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 2nd edition (February 23, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • Format: PDF
  • ISBN-10: 0393601048
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393601046


Get your college students thinking critically about evolution.

Evolution presents foundational concepts via a contemporary framework of population genetics and phylogenetics that’s enriched by current research and stunning artwork. In each chapter, new important thinking questions and expanded end-of-chapter problems emphasizing data interpretation reinforce the 2nd Edition’s focus on helping college students think like evolutionary biologists.

About the Author

Carl T. Bergstrom is a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle and a member of the external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute. He acquired his undergraduate degree in 1993 from Harvard University where he labored with Naomi Price and David Haig, and his PhD in 1998 from Stanford University where he worked with Marc Feldman. His postdoctoral work was carried out with Bruce Levin at Emory University. Dr. Bergstrom’s research makes use of mathematical models and evolutionary theory to understand biological and social processes on scales from intra-cellular information processing to the population-wide spread of emerging infectious ailments. Along with teaching the undergraduate evolution course at the University of Washington, Dr. Bergstrom teaches courses on evolution and drugs, game theory and animal behavior, and mathematical biology.


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