Steve Yanoviak, Ph.D.
Department of Biology, University of Louisville
1999 Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, zoology. Dissertation: Community ecology of water-filled tree holes in Panama. Awarded dissertation of the year in College of Math and Science. Advisor: O. M. Fincke
1993 M.S. Purdue University, entomology. Thesis: A comparison of aquatic macro-invertebrate assemblages in lake-outlet and dendritic streams of the Huron Mountain region of Michigan. Advisor: W. P. McCafferty
1991 B.S. Auburn University, entomology, magna cum laude. Mentor: G. W. Folkerts
2014-pres. Associate Prof. & Endowed Chair of Conservation. Department of Biology, University of Louisville
2012-2014 Assistant Prof. & Endowed Chair of Conservation. Department of Biology, University of Louisville
2007-2012 Assistant Professor. Department of Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2001-2007 Postdoctoral Fellow. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
1999-2001 Postdoctoral Research Associate. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
1999 Postdoctoral Research Associate. University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Fulbright Scholar Smithsonian Fellow
Phi Kappa Phi Sigma Xi
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society
Who's Who in Science and Engineering
RECENT GRANTS & AWARDS
NSF DEB-1252614 CAREER: "Overcoming crown shyness: lianas determine ant community structure in the tropical rain forest canopy"
NSF IOS-0843120 "How to fall from trees: biomechanics and ecology of gliding in arthropods"
Franklin Research Award, American Philosophical Society, "Lianas affect canopy ant diversity"
National Geographic Society, CRE 8352-07, "On the biogeography of salt" (co-PI)
National Geographic Society, CRE 7896-05, "Gliding flight in tropical canopy ants" (PI)