F. Stephen Dobson

Office Location:
320 Funchess Hall

Mailing Address:
331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Tel: (334) 844-1699
Fax: (334) 844-9234
Email F. Stephen Dobson
The Dobson Lab Webpage

Ph.D. - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1984)
M.A. - University of California, Santa Barbara (1978)  
A.B. - University of California, Berkeley (1975)

Behavioral, historical, and population ecology; population genetics; mammalogy; seabird behavior and ecology.

Dobson, F.S., and P. Jouventin. 2007. How slow breeding can be selected in seabirds: testing Lack’s hypothesis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 274:275-279.

Fairbanks, B., and F.S. Dobson. 2007. Mechanisms of the group-size effect on vigilance in Columbian ground squirrels: dilution vs. detection. Animal Behaviour 73:115-123.

Manno, T.G., F.S. Dobson, J.L. Hoogland, and D.W. Foltz. 2007. Why do black-tailed prairie dog coteries fission? Journal of Mammalogy 88:448-456.

Risch, T.S., G.R. Michener, and F.S. Dobson. 2007. The evolution of litter size in Richardson’s ground squirrels. Ecology 88:306-314.

Trevino, H., A. Skibiel, T. Karels, and F.S. Dobson. 2007. Threats to avifaunas on oceanic islands. Conservation Biology 21:125-132.



Principles of Ecology - BIOL3060  Behavioral Ecology - BIOL5350
  Population Ecology - BIOL6360 

Last updated: 03/09/2011