Corina Tarnita, Ph.D.

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

Corina Tarnita is an associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University. She joined the Princeton faculty in February 2013. Previously she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows (2010 – 2012). She obtained her B.A.(2006), M.A.(2008) and Ph.D. (2009) in mathematics from Harvard University. She is an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, and an Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow. She is also the recipient of a Phi Beta Kappa Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Her work is centered around the emergence of complex behavior out of simple interactions across spatial and temporal scales.

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