Josh Van Buskirk

Research Interests

Population and community ecology; evolution of plasticity; conservation genetics


Education and Professional Positions

2006 - present Research Associate, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2003 - 2006 Lecturer, Zoology Department, University of Melbourne, Australia
1996 - 2003 Oberassistent, Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1994 - 1996 Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, USA
1994 - 1996 Research Fellow, University of Michigan, USA
1992 - 1994 Cary Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, USA
1991 - 1992 Research Associate, North Carolina State University, USA
1989 - 1991 Lecturer, Duke University, USA
1984 - 1991 Ph.D., Zoology Department, Duke University, USA

Selected Publications

  • Paccard A., Van Buskirk J., Willi Y. (2016). Quantitative Genetic Architecture at Latitudinal Range Boundaries: Reduced Variation but Higher Trait Independence. The American Naturalist, 187(5):667-677. DOI: 10.1086/685643
  • Van Buskirk J. (2014). Incipient habitat race formation in an amphibian. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(3):585-592. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12327
  • Willi Y., Griffith P., Van Buskirk J. (2013). Drift load in populations of small size and low density. Heredity, 110:296-302. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2012.86