Sarah E. Bengston, PhD

Assistant Professor


Baruch College, CUNY
Department of Natural Sciences
NYC, New York

I am a behavioral ecologist and evolutionary biologist, generally interested in how repeatable behavioral variation between individuals, colonies, populations and species affect evolutionary processes. I am particularly interested in the evolution of new life history strategies and ecological speciation. Prior to joining the faculty at CUNY Baruch College, I was a Huxley Faculty Fellow at Rice University, and a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017) in the lab of Christian Rabeling at the University of Rochester (now at Arizona State University).  I received my PhD in EEB and Entomology from the University of Arizona (2010-2015) under the guidance of Anna Dornhaus. I earned my BcS in EEB from the University of Tennessee where I was also a member of Susan Riechert‘s lab. 

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