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Scott L Nunes

Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5645 Harney Science Center 238

Biography

Scott Nunes is Professor in the Department of Biology. He earned his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz and his PhD from Michigan State University.  His research focuses on the behavioral ecology of mammals.  His recent work with Belding’s ground squirrels in the Sierra Nevada has examined breeding dispersal in adult males, and short- and long-term benefits of play behavior for young animals.

Education
PhD, Michigan State University
BA, UC Santa Cruz
Research
Behavioral ecology of mammals
Breeding dispersal in adult males; short- and long-term benefits of play behavior for young animals