Staff Profiles

Ansel Payne

Email:
apayneSPAMFILTER@amnh.org
Phone:
(212) 769-5085
  • Education

    Education

      Harvard University, BA 2004

      Tufts University, MS 2011

  • Research Interests

    Research Interests

      Ansel's research focuses on the the behavioral evolution of apoid wasps and bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea), with a special interest in nesting behaviors and nest architectures. Through a combination of field collections, experimental ethology, and molecular/morphological phylogenetic analyses, he's working to reconstruct key events in this important group’s behavioral history.

  • Publications

    Publications