Joan E. Strassmann


Joan Strassmann is an evolutionary biologist with degrees from University of Michigan (BS) and University of Texas (Ph.D.) who taught at Rice University in Houston Texas for 30 years and then moved to Washington University in St. Louis. She is interested in social evolution, in cooperation, in control of conflict, and in how groups are formed and become stable, from social groups to multicellular organisms. She has worked on social wasps and stingless bees, and on social amoebae, Dictyostelium.

Evolutionary Studies Microbiology

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October 22, 2015
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