Joseph S Walsh Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Weinberg Natural Sciences, Program in Biological Sciences

Joseph S Walsh

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Curriculum Vitae

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Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago


B.A. Economics, Harvard College

Employment, Positions & Ongoing Activities

1999 -

Lecturer, Spring, Program in Biological Sciences, Northwestern University

Awards and Honors


Distinguished Student Paper Award, ENAR


Travel Fund Award, Penn State


Vollmer-Kleckner Scholarship, Penn State


International Student Scholarship, University of Wyoming


2005 Lawrence R. Heaney; Joseph S. Walsh Jr.; A. Townsend Peterson
  The roles of geological history and colonization abilities in genetic differentiation between mammalian populations in the Philippine archipelago
  Journal of Biogeography. 2005;32(2):229-247.
1992 J. Gurevitch; L.L. Morrow; A. Wallace; J.S. Walsh
  A meta-analysis of competition in field experiments
  American Naturalist. 1992;140(4):539-572.


2006 - 2010

Chair, Undergraduate Research Grants Committee


Fellow, Shepard Residential College


Freshman advisor


Interdisciplinary Committee on Evolutionary Processes


Major advisor in Biological Sciences


Master's thesis committees


Undergraduate Board Program in Biological Sciences


Undergraduate thesis supervisor