Book Reviews, Essays, Letters, News and Views, Perspectives, etc.

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Strassmannn, J.E. 2013. Tribute to Tinbergen: The Place of Animal Behavior in Biology Ethology.


Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Avise, J. C. Ayala F. J. 2011. In the Light of Evolution V: Cooperation and conflict. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.

Queller, D. C. In press. A gene’s eye view of Darwinian populations. Biology and Philosophy


Queller, D.C. 2010. O Sting Where is thy Death? The Evolution of Altruism. Pp. 233-255 In: J. Losos (ed) In The light of Evolution: Essays from the Laboratory and the Field. Roberts & Company, Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Queller, D.C. 2010. Kin selection and relatedness. In M. Breed and J. Moore (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Ltd.

Strassmann, J. E. 2010. The social amoeba Dictyostelium, model organism for studies of social behavior and evolution. In M. Breed and J. Moore (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Ltd.

Queller, D.C. 2010. Selections from a life in social selection. In: Székely, T., Moore, A.J. and Komdeur, J. (eds) Social Behaviour: Genes, Ecology and Evolution. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.




Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2008. Social Evolution: Ant eggs lacking totipotency. Current Biology 18:R299-R301.

Strassmann, J. E. 2008.; A. Joan E. Strassmann Current Biology 18: R986-R988

Queller, D.C. 2008. The wild side of yeast (News and Views). Nature 456, 589 –590.


Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2007. Altruism among amoebas. Natural. History116:24-29.


Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 2006. Models of Cooperation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 1410-1412.

Strassmann, J. E. 2006. Social evolution: early production of deadly males by competing queens. Current Biology 16: r1023

Queller, D.C. 2006. To work or not to work (News and Views). Nature 442: 42-43.

Foster, K.R., Wenseleers, T., Ratnieks, F.L,W. and Queller, D.C. 2006. There’s nothing wrong with inclusive fitness. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 599-600.

Queller, D.C. 2006. Sex ratios and social evolution (Primer). Current Biology 16: R664-R668.

Queller, D.C. 2006. Dawkins’s dangerous ideas. Review of “Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think” by A. Grafen and M. Ridley. Science 313:443-444.


Queller, D.C. 2005. Males from Mars (News and Views). Nature 435:1167-1168.


Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2004 Genetic conflicts and intercellular heterogeneity. Commentary, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 17:1189-1191.

Strassmann, J. E. 2004. Rank Crime and Punishment (News and Views). Nature 432:160-162.

Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2004 Sociobiology goes micro American Society of Microbiologists News 70:526-532.

Queller, D.C. 2004. Kinship is relative (News and Views). Nature 430: 975.


Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2003. Eusociality. Current Biology 13: 861-863.


Queller, D.C., and Strassmann, J.E. 2002. A quick guide to kin selection. Current Biology 12: R832.


Strassmann, J. E., D. C. Queller, D. C., 2001. Selfish responses by clone invaders. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98:11839-11841.

Queller, D.C. 2001. Book review of: Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond. U. Segerstråle. Quarterly Review of Biology 76:210-211.

Queller, D.C. 2001. W. D. Hamilton and the evolution of sociality. Behavioral Ecology 12:261-263.


Bernasconi, G. and J. E. Strassmann 2000. From the laboratory to the field: the advantages of pleometrotic colony founding: reply. Trends Ecol. Evol. 15: 117.

Strassmann, J. E. 2000. Cheaters in bacteria (News and Views). Nature 406:555-556.

Queller, D.C. 2000. Pax Argentinica (News and Views) Nature 405: 519-520.


Queller, D.C. 1999. Book review of: The Evolution of Sibling Rivalry, by D.W. Mock & G.A. Parker. Animal Behaviour 57:262-263.


Queller, D.C. 1997. Cooperators since life began. Book review of: The Major Transitions in Evolution, by J. Maynard Smith ; E. Szathmáry. Quarterly Review of Biology 72:184-188


Strassmann, J. E. 1996. Social Evolution in Ants, A. F. G. Bourke and N. R. Franks, review in Animal Behaviour 52:432.


Strassmann, J. E.; D. C. Queller, 1991. Correspondence on biological nomenclature. Nature. 352:100.

Queller, D. C.; J. E. Strassmann 1991. Options for wasps. (book review) Science 254:736-737.

Queller, D.C. 1991. Group selection and kin selection. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 6:64.


Strassmann, J. E. 1989. Why do workers refrain from laying eggs? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4:147.

Queller, D.C. 1989. Book review of: Plant Reproductive Ecology: Patterns and Strategies. J. Lovett Doust and L. Lovett Doust (eds). Science 243:244.


Strassmann, J. E. 1988. Nest site constraints and cooperative breeding in the social wasp, Polistes carolinus. The American Philosophical Society, Grantees Reports 1988.


Strassmann, J.E. 1984. Ecology of social insects (book review). Ecology 65:1943.


Strassmann, J.E. 1982. Sex investment ratios in Polistes exclamans. p. 221 IN: The Biology of Social Insects. M.D. Breed, C.D. Michener and H.E. Evans (Eds.), Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Vawter, L.A.* and J.E. Strassmann. 1982. Juvenile hormone production in polistine wasps. p. 222 IN: The Biology of Social Insects. M.D. Breed, C.D. Michener and H.E. Evans (Eds.), Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Strassmann, J. E. 1982. Hormonal control of dominance behavior in paper wasps. The American Philosophical Society, Grantees Reports 1982, pp. 40-41.


Barth, R.H. and J.E. Strassmann. 1980. Hormones and dominance in paper wasps. American Zoologist 20:1193.