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Biological Sciences Faculty — Dr. Neil Buckley

Photo of Neil Buckley Associate Professor, Chair

I have wide-ranging interests in animal behavior, ecology and evolution. My primary research focus is on foraging behavior and, in particular, the decision-making processes of foraging animals. At present I am initiating field and laboratory projects that will examine the foraging behavior of antlions (a predatory insect) and the winter survival strategies of House Sparrows.



  • Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
  • M.Sc. University College Cork, Ireland
  • B.Sc. University College Cork, Ireland

Research Areas

  • Foraging behavior and the decision-making processes of foraging animals
  • Foraging behavior of antlions
  • Winter survival strategies of House Sparrows

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Office: Hudson Hall 221
Phone: (518) 564-5165