The graduate program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of 
California, Los Angeles 
invites applications from prospective Ph.D. and Masters students. Graduate 
students in our 
department conduct research around the world on a wide range of organisms and 
have full access to 
the outstanding facilities and resources that the University of California 
offers. Areas of 
specialization within the department include behavior, conservation biology, 
ecology, evolutionary 
biology, marine biology, paleobiology, plant biology, physiological ecology, 
ecological and 
evolutionary theory, and tropical biology. In addition to our Ecology and 
Evolutionary Biology Ph.D. 
and Masters programs, we also offer a M.S. program in the Ecology and Evolution 
of Medicine in 
collaboration with faculty from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. 

Our department includes 34 faculty with a broad diversity of research interests 
and expertise:

Michael Alfaro
Priyanga Amarasekare
Paul Barber
Daniel Blumstein
Donald Buth
Peggy Fong
Malcolm Gordon
Patricia Gowaty
Greg Grether
Stephen Hubbell
David Jacobs
Peter Kareiva
Nathan Kraft
James Lloyd-Smith
Kirk Lohmueller
Glen MacDonald
Peter Narins
Barbara Natterson
Peter Nonacs
Noa Pinter-Wollman
Philip Rundel
Lawren Sack
Van Savage
Barney Schlinger
H. Bradley Shaffer
Thomas Smith
Victoria Sork
Charles Taylor
Blaire Van Valkenburgh
Robert Wayne
Pamela Yeh
Felipe Zapata
Cheryl Ann Zimmer
Richard Zimmer

For a complete list of faculty and their research interests, see our website at

The application deadline for Fall 2017 admission is Dec 1, 2016. To apply, go 

For help with the application process or other information about the graduate 
program, please 
contact Tessa VillaseƱor (email:

Nathan Kraft
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Graduate Studies
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
621 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095
tel: (310) 825-3593

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