Douglas J. Emlen is a professor at the University of Montana, where he conducts research on the evolution of animal weapons. After earning his Ph.D. at Princeton, he spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University before coming to Montana. Emlen’s research has earned him the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House, multiple research awards from the National Science Foundation, including their five-year CAREER award, and a Young Investigator Prize and the E. O. Wilson Naturalist Award from the American Society of Naturalists. Emlen’s research has been featured in outlets including the New York Times and National Public Radio’s Fresh Air. His recent textbook, Evolution: Making Sense of Life, co-authored with science-writer Carl Zimmer, has already been adopted by more than 180 universities.
Doug Emlen interviewed on the SciShow Talk Show with Hank Green
Doug Emlen interviewed on NPR's On Point
Doug Emlen interviewed on Science Friday
Doug Emlen interviewed on Science For the People