Cameron Ghalambor

Curriculum Vitae


Professional Appointments                                          

     2015 -present   Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University 

     2009 – 2015      Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

     2003 – 2009      Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

     2001 – 2003      Assistant Research Biologist, Department of Biology, UC Riverside 

     1999 – 2001      Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Biology, UC Riverside


1998            Ph.D. in Organismal Biology and Ecology, University Montana, Missoula MT

1991            B.A. in Geography and Ecosystems. University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

Recent Invited Presentations and Workshops                                             

2015        European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Lausanne, Switzerland

2015        Neotropical Biodiversity, Simposio Cientifico, Quito, Ecuador

2014        American Genetics Association Presidential Symposium, Seattle, WA

2014        Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Symposium, Austin, TX

2014        Department of Aquatic Ecology, EAWAG, Zurich, Switzerland

2014        Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2014        Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University , Stillwater, OK

2013        Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden

2013        Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Symposium, San Francisco, CA

2012        Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Davis, CA

2012        Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, FL

2011        Department of Biology, Queen’s University, Canada

2011        Department of Biology, McGill University, Canada

2011        Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, IL

2011        Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, MT

2010        MIGRATE Conservation of Migrants in Dynamic Landscapes, Konstanz, Germany

2010        Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Nebraska, NE

2010        Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, NY

Grants & Fellowships                                   

2015       NSF-IOS: An integrative approach to the ecological and evolutionary causes of geographic range limits

2012       NSF-DDIG Evolutionary Ecology: Spatial variation in bill morphology and genetic structure in the Island Scrub-Jay: Adaptive divergence within a single-island endemic?

2011       Good Family Visiting Professor Fellowship, Queens University

2011       NSF- Dimensions: Collaborative Research: An integrative traits-based approach to predicting variation in vulnerability of tropical and temperate stream biodiversity to climate change.

2010       NSF- DDIG: Population and Community Ecology. Ecological aspects of species distribution limits: interaction of biotic and abiotic factors

2009       NSF- Faculty Early Career Development CAREER: The role of phenotypic plasticity in adaptive evolution.

2009       Smithsonian Institution; Ecological and evolutionary determinants of avian parental care strategies;

2008       NSF-DDIG: Ecological and Evolutionary Processes. Mechanisms maintaining sympatric morphological divergence in Ilyodon furcidens

2007       The Nature Conservancy; Ecology of the landbirds on the California Channel Islands

Professional Societies                                

Member: American Society of Naturalists (ASN), Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), American Ornithologists Union, Cooper Ornithological Society.


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