Vol. 64, No. 3 | Fall 2019

2019 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. Kay Holekamp (Michigan State University) was granted the award in 2019.

Exemplar Award

The Exemplar Award recognizes a major long-term contribution in animal behavior. The 2019 Exemplar Award goes to Reuven Dukas (McMaster University).

Quest Award

The Quest Award recognizes an outstanding seminal contribution in animal behavior. Rex Crocroft (University of Missouri) is the recipient of the 2019 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 2019 Outstanding New Investigator Award goes to Noa Pinter-Wollman (University of California Los Angeles).

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 2019 Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award goes to Alicia Mathis (Missouri State University).




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


Leticia Avilés
Zoology, University of British Columbia, Canada

Mark E. Hauber
Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

Diana K. Hews
Biology, Indiana State University, USA

Regina Helena Ferraz Macedo
Zoologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

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