Michigan State University Zoology Department Ecology, Evol. & Behav. (EEBB) Program Holekamp Lab

Eli M. Swanson

Evolution and development of morphology and life histories, quantitative and comparative approaches to evolutionary ecology, constraint and adaptation

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Morphological and Life History Evolution

Swanson, E.M., I. Dworkin, and K.E. Holekamp. 2011. Lifetime selection on a hypoallometric size trait in the spotted hyena. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 278 (1722) 3277-3285
. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.2512

Dantzer, B.* & Swanson, E.M.* 2011. Mediation of vertebrate life histories via insulin-like growth factor I. Biological Reviews doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00204.x. *Authors contributed equally to this work.

Swanson, E.M., K.E. Holekamp, B.L. Lundrigan, B.M. Arsznov and S.T. Sakai. (Under revision) Multiple determinants of whole and regional brain volumes in mammalian carnivores.

Social Behavior and Communication

Smith, J.E., Swanson, E. M. and K.E. Holekamp, Invited Paper, 2011, in press. Evolution and mechanisms of cooperation among mammalian carnivores. Current Anthropology. Wenner Gren Symposium on “Human Biology and the Origins of Homo."

Swanson EM, Tekmen SM, & Bee, MA. Do female anurans exploit inadvertant social information to locate breeding choruses? (2007) Canadian Journal of Zoology- Revue Canadienne de Zoologie. 85 (9) 921-932.
Mark A. Bee, Eli M. Swanson, Auditory masking of anuran advertisement calls by road traffic noise, Anim. Behav. (2007), 74, 1765-1776. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.03.019