The Evolution Working Group is a group of faculty and students from the University of Alabama, and staff of the Alabama State Geological Survey. Current members of EVOWOG, departmental affiliations and areas of specialty:
Human population biology and health; human ontogeny; life history theory; adaptive plasticity; the evolution of childhood.
Religious Studies (partial appointment in History)
Religion and Ecology, Islam, Social Formation, Critical Theory
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Evolution, Sociocultural influences of learning/teaching science, Inquiry based Pedagogies, Science Curriculum Development, and Professional development and Professional Learning Communities.
Blount Undergraduate Initiative
Department of Geological Sciences
Archaeological science, Southeastern prehistoric archaeology, and evolution education
Geological Survey of Alabama
ancient reef and mound deposits; carbonate geology; characteristics of hydrocarbon reservoir rocks
Biocultural medical anthropology; human behavioral ecology; neuroanthropology; human sexual behavior; cognitive mechanisms of religion.
EvoS minor co-director. EvoS Club advisor.
Public TV producer (discovering alabama and Bookmark)
Darwin; history and philosophy of biology; species and taxonomy; naturalism and value
Educational Psychology & ELDEN Research group (http://elden.ua.edu)
Embodied cognition; neuroscience; science and math learning; educational technology; evolution of cognition
molecular and cellular biology; evolution of developmental mechanisms; molecular evolution; history
of the Evolution Working Group.
Mass extinctions, invertebrate paleontology, stable isotope geochemistry, paleoclimatology, paleoecology
evolution of morphological novelty