MacArthur Foundation Fellows

 UC Davis Honorees

 

Leah Krubitzer

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Laboratory of Evolutionary Neurobiology at Davis, Leah Krubitzer researches the development of complex brains from their simple origins. 

 

 


Geerat Vermeij

Geerat Vermeij, Distinguished Professor of Paleobiology, uses his sense of touch to study seashells, which has revealed varied information about humanity, evolution, biology, ecology and economics, including evidence of interspecies competition and predation.  


 

 


Sarah StewartSarah Stewart

Planetary scientist Sarah T. Stewart studies the formation of planets and their evolution. Using shock wave experiments and other techniques, her group’s research led to the discovery that the Moon was formed by the Earth’s rock vapors.