Murderers, Thieves, and Rapists: The Biology of Deviant Behaviors in Nature [S-20-36]

Presenter:Gordon Plague
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Kellas 103
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 1:30 PM 05/11

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All human societies have laws against deviant behaviors, although humans are not the only species that exhibit such behaviors. In this course, we will take an evolutionary approach to explore the adaptive benefits of some fantastically deviant behaviors in nature.

Gordon Plague is a Professor of Biology at SUNY Potsdam. His research background and interests are relatively broad, ranging from the behavioral ecology of insects to the evolution of parasitic genes in bacteria.

Cap: 105

Cap: 105

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