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Bryan Carstens

AAAS Fellow, 2019

Bryan Carstens, a professor in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismic Biology, was elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the field of biodiversity, particularly using species delimitation, evolutionary genetics, biogeography and community phylogeography to make inferences about species’ evolutionary history.


AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific organization, has named fellows every year since 1874, with notable previous fellows including Thomas Edison, Margaret Mead and James Watson. It is one of the most prestigious honors given to U.S. researchers who have made exceptional efforts to advance science. Fellows are selected by their academic peers.

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