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Our laboratory was established in the fall of 2009. Currently we are 21 researchers working on a broad range of topics including vocal development, parasite-host coevolution, coloniality, bird egg color, sexual selection, rapid evolution, environmental ethics, ethnobotany, linguistic diversity, and cultural evolution in bird song and human morals.

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Kershenbaum, Arik, Daniel T. Blumstein, Marie A. Roch, Çaglar Akçay, Gregory Backus, Mark A. Bee, Kirsten Bohn, Yan Cao, Gerald Carter, Cristiane Cäsar, Michael Coen, Stacy L. DeRuiter, Laurance Doyle, Shimon Edelman, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho, Todd M. Freeberg, Ellen C. Garland, Morgan Gustison, Heidi E. Harley, Chloé Huetz, Melissa Hughes, Julia Hyland Bruno, Amiyaal Ilany, Dezhe Z. Jin, Michael Johnson, Chenghui Ju, Jeremy Karnowski, Bernard Lohr, Marta B. Manser, Brenda McCowan, Eduwardo Mercado III, Peter M. Narins, Alex Piel, Megan Rice, Roberta Salmi, Kazutoshi Sasahara, Laela Sayigh, Yu Shiu, Charles Taylor, Edgar E. Vallejo, Sara Waller, and Veronica Zamora-Guiterrez. 2014. Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus. Biological Reviews doi: 10.1111/brv.12160.

 

Join Us!

We are always looking for new people to think and work with us, whether undergraduate, masters or doctoral students, or postdoctoral research associates. If you are interested in joining the lab, please email me a brief statement of your interests and your cv. If you are an undergraduate or coursework masters student, please also fill out and attach this form to your email:

Join the Lahti Lab: Application for Undergraduates and Masters Students

See our Lab Members and the Research pages for ideas as to the various kinds of work we do.

We are especially looking for someone to help us with the projects below-- can you help?


Volunteer or Academic Credit Positions:

WANTED: Anyone Interested in the Environment

for self-paced independent work

Our lab has spearheaded a new online resource supported by the International Society of Environmental Ethics. The Online Bibliography of Environmental Thought (OBET) is the world’s largest gateway to literature relating humans and the natural world.
We launched this in 2010 and it is now receiving a facelift.

We are looking for people to participate in the development of this internet resource!
No experience necessary.

You can work as little or as much as you like, whenever you like. You can work from wherever you are in the world. We will send you all the materials you need. Any work you do will be acknowledged permanently on the OBET web interface.

Please email obet.curator {at} gmail.com if you are interested!
You can read more about OBET on my Outreach page.

 

WANTED: Anyone Interested in Birds

for self-paced independent work

Our lab is developing a series of mobile quiz game apps on biological topics.
The first is on birds.

We are looking for people to help in various ways,
including entering questions and photographs.
No experience necessary.

You can work as little or as much as you like, whenever you like. You can work from wherever you are in the world. We will send you all the materials you need. Any work you do will be acknowledged permanently in the app credits.

Please email me at dclahti {at} gmail.com if you are interested!

 

WANTED: Anyone Interested in Cultural Influences on Morals

to administer questionnaires to college-aged subjects

Our lab is conducting a study on cultural variation in moral feelings and opinions. We are looking for sensitive and interested people to help students fill out confidential questionnaires at Queens College and throughout New York City.

No experience necessary.

Please email me at dclahti {at} gmail.com if you are interested!