OEB Department Faculty

Andrew Biewener

Andrew A. Biewener (On Leave Spring 2023)
Charles P. Lyman Professor of Biology
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Colleen Cavanaugh

Colleen Cavanaugh
Edward C. Jeffrey Professor of Biology
(Not Accepting Graduate Students)

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies
Assistant Professor
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Charles Davis

Charles C. Davis
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Vascular Plants in the Harvard University Herbaria

Benjamin de Bivort

Benjamin L. de Bivort
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Michael Desai

Michael M. Desai
Fisher Professor of Natural History
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Scott Edwards

Scott V. Edwards
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Ornithology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Chair of the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Senior Advisor to the Dean on Faculty Development
Director of Graduate Studies

Cassandra Extavour

Cassandra G. Extavour (On Leave Academic Year 2022-2023)
Timken Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and of Molecular Cellular Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Brian D. Farrell

Brian D. Farrell 
Monique and Philip Lehner Professor of Latin America
Professor of Biology
Curator of Entomology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology

William (Ned) Friedman

William (Ned) Friedman
Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Director of the Arnold Arboretum
Faculty Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum

Peter R. Girguis

Peter R. Girguis
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Gonzalo Giribet

Gonzalo Giribet
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Harvard College Professor

David Haig

David A. Haig
George Putnam Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Associate of Dudley House

James Hanken

James Hanken (On Leave Fall 2022)
Professor of Biology
Curator of Herpetology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Daniel Hartl

Daniel L. Hartl
Higgins Professor of Biology
Professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Hopi Hoekstra

Hopi E. Hoekstra (On Leave Academic Year 2022-2023)
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard College Professor
Curator of Mammalogy in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Noel Michele Holbrook

Noel Michele Holbrook
Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Director of the Harvard Forest
Faculty Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum

Robin Hopkins Robin Hopkins
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

 

Elena M. Kramer

Elena Kramer (On Leave Academic Year 2022-2023)
Bussey Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard College Professor
Interim Director, Harvard University Herbaria

George Lauder

George V. Lauder 
Henry Bryant Bigelow Professor of Ichthyology
Professor of Biology
Curator of Ichthyology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Director of Graduate Studies
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

L. Mahadevan

L. Mahadevan 
Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and of Physics
Area Dean for Applied Mathematics

(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

James Mallet_Photo credit Tony Rinaldo

James Mallet
Professor in Residence in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Paul Moorcroft Paul R. Moorcroft (On Leave Spring 2023)
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
 
Martin A. Nowak
Martin A. Nowak
Professor of Mathematics and Biology
Bence Olveczky Bence P. Ölveczky
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
 
Javier Ortega-Hernández

Javier Ortega-Hernández
Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology

 

Naomi Pierce Naomi E. Pierce (On Leave Fall 2022)
Sidney A. and John H. Hessel Professor of Biology
Curator of Lepidoptera in the Museum of Comparative Zoology 
Senior Fellow of the Society of Fellows
Stephanie E. Pierce

Stephanie E. Pierce (On Leave Spring 2023)
Thomas D. Cabot Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Pardis Sabeti Pardis Sabeti
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Mansi Srivastava Mansi Srivastava
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Benton Taylor

Benton Taylor
Assistant Professor

John Wakeley

John Wakeley
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
(Not Accepting Graduate Students for 2023-2024)

Yun Zhang

Yun Zhang (On Leave Fall 2022)
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology