Faculty Directory

Suzanne H. Alonzo
  • Title
    • Associate Vice Provost
    • Full Professor
  • Division Physical & Biological Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Academic Affairs
    • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department
    • Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Affiliations Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Phone
    831-502-7706 (Office), 831-459-4752 (Lab)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 223
    • 401 Kerr Hall
  • Office Hours Varies- Please email to make an appointment.
  • Mail Stop CBB/EE Biology
  • Mailing Address
    • 130 McAlliister Way
    • Santa Cruz CA 95060
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Animal Behavior, Behavioral Ecology, Sexism and Gender Bias, Fisheries, Evolution, Game Theory, Marine Biology, Mathematical Modeling, Mediterranean Studies, Population Biology
  • Courses BIOE 109 Evolution, BIOE 138/238 Modeling Evolution and Ecology, BIOE 142L Animal Behavior in the Wild, BIOE 159 Marine Ecology Field Quarter, BIOE 279 Evolutionary Ecology

Summary of Expertise

Sexual selection, social behavior, evolutionary theory, quantitative methods in ecology and evolution

Research Interests

Theoretical and empirical research examining how coevolutionary dynamics and social interactions affect sexual selection and reproductive behaviors.

Biography, Education and Training

Full Professor, Univ. Calif. Santa Cruz (2014-present)
Associate Professor with tenure, Yale (2012-2104)
Associate Professor on term, Yale University (2010-2011)
Assistant Professor, Yale University (2004-2010)
Assistant Researcher, Institute Marine Sciences, Univ. of California Santa Cruz (2001- 2004)
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Studies, Univ. of California Santa Cruz (1998-2001)

PhD: University of California Santa Barbara 1998
BA: University of California Berkeley 1992

Selected Publications

See my Google Scholar Profile for Publications


Teaching Interests

Evolution, Animal Behavior, Quantitative Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Evolution and Ecology of Behavior