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