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  • Miller, J.S. and A.G. Zink. 2012. Parental care trade-offs and the role of filial cannibalism in the maritime earwig, Anisolabis maritima. Animal Behaviour.

  • Miller, J., L. Rudolph and A. Zink. 2011. Maternal nest defense reduces egg cannibalism by conspecific females in the maritime earwig Anisolabis maritima. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology: 1873-1879.

  • Abbot, P., J. Abe, J. Alcock, S. Alizon, J. Alpedrinha, M. Andersson, J. Andre, M. van Baalen, F. Balloux and S. Balshine. 2011. Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature (London).

  • Buston, P. and A. Zink. 2009. Reproductive skew and the evolution of conflict resolution. Behavioral Ecology: 672-684.

  • Zink, A. and J. Rosenheim. 2008. Stage-specific predation on Lygus hesperus affects its population stage structure. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata: 61-66.

  • Loeb, M. and A. Zink. 2006. Fitness conflicts and the costs of sociality in communal egg layers. Journal of Evolutionary Biology: 889-899.

  • Rosenheim, J., K. Steinmann, G. Langellotto and A. Zink. 2006. Estimating the impact of Lygus hesperus on cotton. Environmental Entomology: 1141-1153.

  • Zink, A. and J. Rosenheim. 2005. Stage-dependent feeding behavior by western tarnished plant bugs influences flower bud abscission in cotton. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata: 235-242.

  • Zink, A. and H. Reeve. 2005. Predicting the temporal dynamics of reproductive skew and group membership in communal breeders. Behavioral Ecology: 880-888.

  • Zink, A. 2005. dynamics of brood desertion among communally breeding females in the treehopper, Publilia concava. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology: 466-473.

  • Zink, A. and J. Rosenheim. 2004. State-dependent sampling bias in insects. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata: 117-123.

  • Zink, A. 2003. Quantifying the costs and benefits of parental care in female treehoppers. Behavioral Ecology: 687-693.

  • Zink, A. 2003. Intraspecific brood parasitism as a conditional reproductive tactic in the treehopper Publilia concava. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology: 406-415.

  • Zink, A. 2001. optimal degree of parental care asymmetry among communal breeders. Animal Behaviour: 439-446.

  • Zink, A. 2000. evolution of intraspecific brood parasitism in birds and insects. American Naturalist: 395-405.

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Educational Background

  • 2002 – Ph.D., Cornell University (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)

  • 1994 – B.A., Bowdoin College (Biology)

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