Vol. 63, No. 3 | Fall 2018

2018 Career & Fellows Awards

Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award

The Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award is the Animal Behavior Society´s most prestigious award and recognizes an outstanding career in animal behavior. Ellen D. Ketterson (Indiana University, Bloomington) was granted the award in 2018.

Exemplar Award

The Exemplar Award recognizes a major long-term contribution in animal behavior. The 2018 Exemplar Award goes to Daniel Rubenstein (Princeton University).

Quest Award

The Quest Award recognizes an outstanding seminal contribution in animal behavior. Gail L. Patricelli (University of California Davis) is the recipient of the 2018 Quest Award.

Outstanding New Investigator Award

The Outstanding New Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding contribution in animal behavior by a new investigator, no more than 10 years past obtaining a Ph.D. The 2018 Outstanding New Investigator Award goes to Clare Rittschof (University of Kentucky).

Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award

The Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes a sustained record of excellent teaching of animal behavior in the classroom or informal education setting. The 2018 Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award goes to Susan Riechert (University of Tennessee Knoxville).




The Animal Behavior Society is pleased to announce the election of six new Fellows of the Society. The newly-elected ABS Fellows are:


Lawrence M. Dill
Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, USA

Esteban Fernandez-Juricic
Biological Sciences, Purdue University, USA

Ann V. Hedrick
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California Davis, USA

David B. McDonald
Zoology & Physiology, University of Wyoming, USA
Gail L. Patricelli
Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, USA
David W. Stephens
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, USA

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