Dr. William Brown
132 Science Center
Ph.D., University of Toronto
I am a Professor of Biology at SUNY Fredonia with a PhD from the University of Toronto and over 25 years of experience as a professional scientist. I teach courses in introductory biology, ecology, evolution, and conservation to a wide range of students, from freshman non-majors to graduate science majors. I also have an active lab where we publish papers on the ecological adaptations of animals.
or by appointment
I teach courses in introductory biology, ecology, evolution, and conservation.
My research interests include Animal Behavior, Evolutionary Ecology, Insect Behavioral Ecology.
Awards and Honors
- Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award, Institute of International Education (2016).
- Rober W. Kasling Lecturer Award, SUNY Fredonia (2013).
- William T. Hagan Scholar/Artist Award, SUNY Fredonia (2006).
- "Insects of Canadaway Creek," Canadaway Creek (2021).
- "Sexual cannibalism increases female egg production in the Chinese praying mantid (Tenodera sinensis).," Journal of Insect Behavior (2021).
- "Decoupling of female phonotaxis and mating propensity in a tree cricket," Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2021).
- "Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) as the first known host of Stylogaster neglecta (Diptera: Conopidae)," Canadian Entomologist (2020).
- "Population structure, movement patterns, and frequency of multiple matings in Tenodera sinensis (Mantodea: Mantidae)," Environmental Entomology (2018).