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William A. Searcy

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William A. Searcy is Robert E. Maytag Professor of Ornithology at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. His research examines aggressive and courtship signaling in song sparrows and swamp sparrows. He received his B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. He has worked collaboratively with Stephen Nowicki on the function and development of animal signals using bird song as a model system for more than 10 years. He is author, with Nowicki, of The Evolution of Animal Communication: Reliability and Deception in Signaling Systems (Princeton University Press, 2005). Address: Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124. Internet: wsearcy at miami dot edu


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