Dolph Schluter

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Dolph Schluter
Born (1955-05-22) May 22, 1955 (age 63)
Dorval, Quebec
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia
Citizenship Canadian
Alma mater
Scientific career
Institutions University of British Columbia
Doctoral advisor Peter Grant

Dolph Schluter FRS FRSC (born May 22, 1955) is a professor of Evolutionary Biology and a Canada Research Chair in the Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia. Schluter is a major researcher in adaptive radiations leading to speciation in extant species and currently studies speciation in the three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus.

Schluter received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph in 1977, and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Michigan in 1983, both in Ecology and Evolution. Schluter's early research was done on the evolutionary ecology and morphology of Darwin's finches.[citation needed]

Schluter is the author of The Ecology of Adaptive Radiation, 2000, Oxford University Press, and The Analysis of Biological Data, 2009 (and 2015), with Michael Whitlock, and an editor with Robert E. Ricklefs of Species Diversity in Ecological Communities: Historical and Geographical Perspectives, 1993, Chicago University Press.

In 2001, he was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.[1]


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