Contents 1 Biography 2 Work 3 References 4 External links


Biography[edit] Zuk was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[1] and she is a native to Los Angeles.[3] living in the city, she became interested in insects at a young age. At the University of California, Santa Barbara, Zuk started majoring in English, but decided to switch to Biology.[4] After earning her Bachelor's degree, she wrote and taught for three years.[5] In 1982, she and W. D. Hamilton proposed the "good genes" hypothesis of sexual selection.[6] Zuk started attending the University of Michigan in 1986 and earned her Doctor of Philosophy.[5][7] She completed her postdoctoral research at the University of New Mexico.[5] She joined the UCR faculty in 1989.[3] In April 2012, Zuk and her husband John Rotenberry transferred to the University of Minnesota, where they both work at its College of Biological Sciences.[4]


Work[edit] Zuk's research of interest deals with the evolution of sexual behavior (especially in relation to parasites), mate choice, and insect song.[1] A recurring theme in Zuk's writing and lectures is feminism and women in science.[4] Zuk is critical of the paleolithic diet.[8] Her publications include:[2] Sexual Selections: what we can and can't learn about sex from animals, (2002). University of California Press, Berkeley. Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites That Make Us Who We Are, (2007). Harcourt, Inc., New York. "Can bugs improve your sex life?" (August 1, 2011). Wall Street Journal. Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love and Language from the Insect World, (2011). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York. "Bring on the aerial ant sex" (2012). Los Angeles Times, April 29. "Anthropomorphism: A Peculiar Institution" (2012). The Scientist 26: 66–67. Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live, (2013). W. W. Norton & Company, New York.


References[edit] ^ a b c Henderson, Andrea Kovacs, ed. (2010). "Zuk, Marlene". American Men & Women of Science. 7 T–Z (28th ed.). Detroit, Michigan: Gale. p. 1078. ISBN 978-1-4144-4558-8.  ^ a b "Professor Marlene Zuk". College of Biological Sciences. University of Michigan. Retrieved September 9, 2017.  ^ a b Pittalwala, Iqbal (April 5, 2007). "UCR Newsroom: Can Disease Be Our Friend?". UCR Newsroom. Retrieved March 16, 2013.  ^ a b c Leigh, Blake (May 30, 2012). "CBS hires bug sexpert Marlene Zuk". Minnesota Daily. Retrieved March 16, 2013.  ^ a b c "Dr. Marlene Zuk". X-STEM – Extreme STEM Symposium. USA Science and Engineering Festival. Retrieved March 16, 2013.  ^ Combes, Claude (October 1, 2005). The Art of Being a Parasite. University of Chicago Press. p. 179. ISBN 978-0-226-11438-5. Retrieved May 24, 2013.  ^ "Marlene Zuk". UCR Department of Biology. Retrieved September 9, 2017.  ^ "Scientist says paleo diet is not always based on way evolution really works". news.com.au. May 14, 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2015. 


External links[edit] Marlene Zuk at TED Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: 70151211 LCCN: n90662831 ISNI: 0000 0000 6645 5463 GND: 135654858 SUDOC: 08134273X BNF: cb122811913 (data) BIBSYS: 90540291 NDL: 01142399 Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Marlene_Zuk&oldid=799804199" Categories: 1956 birthsLiving peopleAmerican women scientistsAmerican ecologistsAmerican sexologistsScientists from CaliforniaEvolutionary biologistsWomen biologistsPeople from Los AngelesUniversity of California, Riverside facultyUniversity of California, Santa Barbara alumniUniversity of Michigan alumniUniversity of Minnesota facultyUniversity of New Mexico alumniHidden categories: Use mdy dates from July 2015Articles with hCardsWikipedia articles with VIAF identifiersWikipedia articles with LCCN identifiersWikipedia articles with ISNI identifiersWikipedia articles with GND identifiersWikipedia articles with BNF identifiersWikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers


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